Dateline Lagos: September 23, 2015: The organisers of the Nigerian Lubricant Submit have announced November 24 -26, 2015 as dates for this year’s edition of the annual lubricant stakeholders summit. The event will hold between 9:00am to 5:00pm daily at the External Ball room of the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The theme of the summit is Quality Lubricants: Key to Techno-Economic and Industrial Development of Nigeria. The summit is expected to have in attendance top government functionaries and key stakeholders in the lubricant industry, such as MOMAN, LUPAN, IPMAN, NATA, major lubricants Distributors/agents/end-users etc.
The three-day event has been endorsed by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON).
In a press release from the secretariat of the summit in Lagos, the scope of this year’s edition has been expanded to run as a three day forum, exhibition, stakeholders dinner, and will accommodate delegates from outside the shore of Nigeria.
The summit, aims among others to promote a better understanding and appreciation of the nation’s hydrocarbon reserves and diverse investment opportunities, to present the investment profiles of lube manufacturers and their commitment to sustainable job creation in order to contribute to the economic growth of the nation.
Speaking on the summit, the Principal Partner, Lubeservices Associates, Engr. Kayode Sote, who is the technical consultants on the project, the imperatives of the technical and commercial challenges of the Nigerian Lubricant market informed the need to focus on Lubricants quality, its sustainability, compliance and enforcement as theme for this year’s edition. The summit will have as sub themes: Quality Lubricants and Energy Conservation; Quality Lubricants and Cost-effective Maintenance of Plant and Machinery; Quality Lubricants: Key to Environmental Pollution Control and Management.
Resource persons expected at the event include Mrs R.O. Adeeko, Principal Partner, Fraals Consultant Limited; Mr Tobi Oduyale, Managing Director, Winelight Laboratory & Equipment Limited; Engr. Linus Ilozue, Managing Director, A-Z Petroleum Limited; Mr Taiye Williams, Managing Director, Lubcon Limited and President,Tribology Society of Nigeria, Professor Steve Odi-Owei, among others.
The event is open to sponsorship and exhibition of products and services by both local and foreign manufacturers of lubricants and lubricants accessories. For participation, interested stakeholders can visit www.nigerianlubricantsummit.org