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NAPE 2017 Conference

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NAPE Constitution


Technical Meeting_Lagos 2016_January: Current Realities in the Upstream Sector of the Nigerian Oil And Gas Industry

Technical Meeting_Lagos 2016_February: Local Content Implementation: Contracting and Monitoring

Technical Meeting_Abuja 2016-April: Green & Brown Field Development, a Case For Associated Gas

Technical Meeting_Lagos 2016-May: The Status of Geoscience Education in Nigeria

Technical Meeting_Lagos 2016-June: Robust Appraisal Program: The link between discovered resource and field development

Technical Meeting_Lagos 2016-July: Integrating Sedimentology and Quantitative Rock Physics For Reservoir Characterization and Modeling in Field Development



NAPE Communique
NAPE 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop Communique

NAPE Special Change Workshop Communique 2015

2014 Pre-Conference Workshop Communique

NAPE-UAP 2013: Leadership Forum Communique

Pre-Conference 2012 Workshop Communique


NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE-AAPG AR Young Professionals

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Strategies for Overcoming Resource Constrants in Geoscience Education by Ajibefun

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE-UAP Talk 2015 by Prof. Samuel Akande

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Bridge Building by Dr. Lambert

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Geological Survey Presentation

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Lean Sigma A Continuous Improvement Methodology

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE - 2015 Leadership Forum Curriculum Developemnt Report 13.3.2015

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE – UAP 2015-Kenny Ladipo fnape

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Strategies for Overcoming Resource Constraints in Geoscience Training by Prof. Badejo

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Presentation on Roles of Stakeholders by Prof. Elueze

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Role of COMEG in Regulating Geoscience and Mining Education in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions by Prof. Rahaman

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Shell Geosciences Education

Lagos May 2015 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos April 2015 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos March 2015 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos February 2015 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos January 2015 Technical/Business Meeting




Lagos September 2014 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos August 2014 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos July 2014 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos June 2014 Technical/Business Meeting

Lagos May 2014 Technical/Business Meeting (1st meeting)

Lagos May 2014 Technical/Business Meeting (2nd meeting)

Lagos April 2014 Technical/Business Meeting

NAPE at NMGS 2014 Conference, Benin, Edo State




The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists thank you for your participation in the 31st Annual International Conference and Exhibitions (ICE) 2013.

Theme: Stimulating Exploration and Reserves Growth in a Maturing Basin

Date: 10th - 14th November, 2013

Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos Nigeria.


Sub - Themes

1. Seismic technologies and the development of new play concepts; rock physics models: characterization and prediction of rock properties from surface and subsurface data.

2. Contending and competing exploration technologies, how far and how well?

3. Reservoir management strategies for sustained production and improved recovery primary recovery.

4. Technology application and exploitation of small accumulations.

5. Policy initiative for enhanced exploration and reserve growth.



For the NAPE 2012 Conference Program, Click Here.

For details of the Pre-Conference Field Trip 2012, Click Here.

For the Poster Sessions Presentation Guidelines for Presenters, Click Here.




The first July Technical/Business Meeting was a special meeting dedicated to the Group Managing Director of Conoil Upstream Dr. Ebietsuwa A. Omatsola fnape, to mark his 70th Birthday Anniversary. The topic was "Celebrating an African Exploration & Production Icon: Ebi Omatsola at 70". Special talk titled "Prophesies on African Prospectivity" was deliverd by Dr. Omatsola fnape. The meeting was held at The Lagoon Restaurant, 1c Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday July 11, 2012. The meeting was sponsored by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources (NDPR).


The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) launched a new website Thursday 21st June, 2012. Enjoy the new web portal. Members are advised to log on to the Members Only section with their Membership ID and Password as received from the email sent to you. If you have not received your Membership ID and Password, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can now make payments ON-LINE for the association fees and dues using InterSwitch Debit Cards (Verve and Naira MasterCard). Kindly make payments on the NAPE OnlinePAY Portal:(

Make use of the links below for more information:

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2.       Frequently Asked Questions (

3.       Previous and Current Fees Schedule (


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