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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria
20-22 February 2024


Sam Onyechi

Mr Sam Onyechi

President, Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), CEO, Inspection and Tests Nigeria Limited

Mazi Sam Azoka Onyechi (KSC) is a businessman, corporate administrator, Quality professional and a Writer. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Inspection and Tests Nigeria Limited (ITL), an ISO Certified (9001:2015; 45001) and ISO Accredited Authorized Inspection Body (ISO 17020 & 17025), which also runs an accredited TVET world-class Institute for NDT/DT/Welding & several vocational skills. He is a graduate of various institutions: the University of Nigeria Nsukka; International School of Management (Lagos) and University of Liverpool (UK). He is a Knight of the Anglican Church.

Mazi Azoka Onyechi is a Lead Quality Assessor, a member of the ECOWAS Quality Team working with Nigeria National Accreditation Service (NiNAS) as a Conformity Assessor. He holds professional QA Auditor certifications from SON, NiNAS, UNIDO & BQC/Staregister. He is the current Chairman of NiNAS Quality Assessors Forum, the current President of Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria and the Chairman of the Education & Training Sectoral Working Group of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.

Mazi Azoka Onyechi is on the Boards of Association of Nondestructive Testing Practitioners (ANTEP) and The Welding Federation (TWF), Africa.

He is a Fellow of The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants and a Chartered Management Consultant.

Mazi Azoka Onyechi is married with five lovely kids and loves gardening



  • NNPC Limited
  • Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)



  • Chevron
  • H-PTP Energy Services Ltd a subsidiary of Hobark
  • ND Western
  • The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)
  • Shell Nigeria Gas Limited
  • TotalEnergies
  • Uniterm Nigeria Limited



  • Invest in Africa



  • Calaya Engineering Services Limited
  • Cruxstone Development & Investment Limited
  • DeltaAfrik
  • Dorman Long Engineering Limited
  • Niger Delta Exploration & Production (NDEP)
  • Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)
  • Oilserv Limited
  • Prime Atlantic
  • TIREX Petroleum and Energy Limited



  • FloSmart
  • Future Concerns Nigeria Limited (FCNL)
  • Goddie Chemicals International Ltd
  • GGI International Nigeria Limited
  • Global Lifting and Engineering Services Nigeria Limited
  • Hanze Tours
  • Navante Oil & Gas Company Limited
  • Petrolog Group
  • Radial Circle Group
  • Tecon Oil Services Group
  • Topline Limited



  • Hydroserve




  • Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)
  • Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS)
  • Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA)
  • Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC)
  • Nigerian Gas Association
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)
  • Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN)
  • The Welding Federation Africa (WeldFA)
  • Tsavo Oilfield Services Limited
  • Women in Energy Network (WIEN)



  • Protection Plus Services Limited (PPSL)
  • 4SV Limited
  • Heritage Guardians
  • Heritage Treasure Trove Communications Limited