Energy sector training programmes for various clients (including NNPC, NAPIMS, Ministry of Power, PPPRA, NAPTIN) on energy topics.
We prepared a business plan and supporting financial analysis for making NAPTIN Kainji site an ECOWAS Regional Centre of Excellence for power sector training. We set out four options for development of the Kainji site and transformation into a West African regional centre of excellence.
Drafted the new national petroleum policy and petroleum fiscal policies, managing a Ministry team of thirteen. They were well received by all the parties involved, Nigerian government and the corporate oil and gas sector (international and national). The National Petroleum Policy has now been gazetted, published and made part of Nigeria law.
This was a fundamental new approach to gas policy in Nigeria, moving away from a national planning approach to a project based approach based on open access, clear divisions of responsibilities and value chain segments, so as to attract new entrants to the national economy. It also included LNG exports, domestic gas market developments, infrastructure, managing a Ministry team of five. Within this was also included a detailed LPG policy, discussed with and agreed with the Nigerian LPG Association. Managed a Ministry team of four. The policy was well received by all the parties involved, Nigerian government and the corporate oil and gas sector (international and national). The National Gas Policy has now been gazetted, published and made part of Nigeria law.
This project started the preparation for completion of a network code for implementation Identified outstanding items, implementation schedule, began industry consultation.
Under the EU Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) programme, led an energy stocktaking mission to Nigeria, covering business environment, power generation, natural gas, hydro power, solar power, waste to power, electricity distribution. There was a disparate team of some 11 experts working across the country.
International LPG gas conference held in Abuja: Prepared LPG policy documents, prepared conference materials, conference organisation including topics and breakout sessions, invited speakers.
We carried out a pre-feasibility study for an LNG to power project in Lagos, Nigeria. We performed economic analysis, project scheduling, setting out the complete roadmap for development of and implementation of the project, markets analysis, cost analysis, financial and economic analysis, modelling.
We prepared a detailed business plan for the newly established National Power Training Institute of Nigeria.
Design of pilot programmes for the conversion of urban and rural poor people to LPG: We carried out an energy access study, showing the distribution of urban and rural poor, their fuel consumption, fuel costs, conversion costs, ongoing costs. We analysed the negative health outcomes from existing fuels. We developed international case studies of LPG conversion programmes. We then designed a programme for the roll out of LPG conversion in two pilot States of Nigeria. The programme included a detailed budget.
Carried out reviews of Petroleum Industry Bill and Gas Transportation Network Code (with Adam Smith International).
Development and implementation of policy framework for the development of the domestic market for LPG in Nigeria: We carried out a review of the current LPG market (potential market and sources of supply), a strategic policy framework, proposed legislative changes, a regulatory framework, composition of an LPG public affairs directorate, and we held an LPG investors conference.