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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria
13-15 February 2024


Victor Bandele

Mr Victor Bandele

Deputy Managing Director Deepwater, TotalEnergies
Mr. Victor BANDELE was appointed Deputy Managing Director, (Deep Water) TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited. on the 23rd of September 2020. Before his current position, Bandele was the Executive Director in charge of the company’s Port Harcourt/Joint Venture District where he oversaw activities of the three main technical divisions within the district.

Mr. Bandele Joined then Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited (now TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited) as a Trainee Reservoir Engineer in 1993. He was involved in many subsurface field management and development activities – onshore and offshore, including some non-operated assets of the company until 2004 when he became the Geosciences and Reservoir Engineering (GSR) team leader for the offshore OML 99 Assets.

A quintessential professional, Victor has held important positions in operations, projects, and management within Nigeria and overseas including serving as GSR Manager for Akpo Field which was the first Deepwater development project executed by TotalEnergies in Nigeria. He was Executive General Manager, GSR & Assets management within the Joint Venture District and worked as Petroleum Architect in the Development Studies entity at TotalEnergies headquarters in Paris. He returned to the Nigerian subsidiary as Executive General Manager, Special Duties, Joint Venture District in 2015, and was later appointed to the Board of Directors of TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Ltd as Executive Director, Joint Venture District.

During his tenure in this position, TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Ltd made several landmark achievements including but not limited to the completion of the OFON Phase 2 development, commencement of domestic gas supply through the Obite, Ubeta, Rumuji/Northern Option Pipeline (OUR/NOPL) infrastructure as well as the launch of the Ikike field development project.

Mr. Victor Bandele graduated from the University of Ilorin in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and he is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.













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