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SPE’s Africa Regional Director Named Among Top Inspiring Women in Nigeria

Oghogho Effiom is honored along with other women in various industries.

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Oghogho Effiom, SPE’s Africa Regional Director, has been named one of the 2024 top 50 inspiring women in Nigeria by Business Day, a daily business newspaper based in Lagos.

Throughout her 22-year career in the upstream oil and gas industry, Effiom has worked for Halliburton and Shell. She currently serves as Shell’s domestic gas business opportunity manager. In 2021, she was named SPE’s Africa Regional Director.

Effiom was the 2020 chair of the SPE Lagos Section, winning the 2020 Presidential Award for the section. In 2019, she received the SPE African Regional Service Award. She served as chair of the 2018 Nigerian Annual International Conference and Exhibition and the 2016 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition Soft Skills Workshop on Strategic Planning.

Effiom holds a master’s degree in asset integrity management from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen and a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Benin in Nigeria.

Learn more about Effiom here.