Sequel to its meeting held on 26 October 2017 in Tokyo, Japan; the Council of the International Gas Union (IGU) has entrusted Nigeria’s Mr. Emeka Ene (member, NGA), CEO Oildata Energy Group (Oildata & Xenergi) with the position of Vice Chair of the IGU Exploration & Production Committee for the 2018-2021 triennium.
According to Article 11.4 of the IGU Articles of Association, the Vice Chairs for the 2018-2021 triennium are eligible to become Chairs in the 2021-2024 triennium, subject to the decision of the IGU Executive Committee (IGUEC).
Having a representative in a Chair position in one of the standing IGU Committees also means that Nigeria automatically has a seat in the IGUEC during the same triennium.
Mr. Ene has accepted the appointment.
The IGUEC shall formally appoint Mr. Ene at its meeting in Cairo on 18 April 2018.