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Lagos, October 26, 2016 – Northwest Petroleum participated at the recently concluded Oil Trading & Logistics Expo (OTL) held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos from 23 – 26 October 2016. Northwest Petroleum was a platinum sponsor with the largest exhibition booth by all exhibitors.

Oil Trading and Logistics Africa (Downstream) is a Pan-African initiative dedicated to promotion of business, policy and stakeholder relationships in downstream petroleum markets across the continent. It achieves its goals through strategic government and business liaison, research and advocacy.

The annual OTL Africa Downstream Week is the continent’s leading business forum for market insights, emerging opportunities, products’ showcase and recognition of excellence in the African downstream petroleum value-chain. It features a strategic conference, dedicated industry exhibition and the annual OTL Downstream Industry Dinner. Also called The Africa Downstream Week, it is organized in collaboration with key partners in government and the industry.

The Managing Director and CEO of Northwest Petroleum & Gas Company Limited – Mrs. Winifred Akpani, was the co-chair at the session with the theme “Options for an Efficient Petroleum Products Market”.

There were hundreds of visitors to the Northwest booth where they got first-hand knowledge about the strides and improvements the company has brought into the industry. The retail expansion business which the company is pursuing aggressively was adjudged a brilliant proposition with the commissioning of the 26 Nozzle Mega station along Lekki-Epe Expressway. The daily exhibitions culminated in raffle draws with winners going with various gifts including Iphone 6 and Ipad Air.

About Northwest Petroleum

Northwest Petroleum & Gas Company Limited is a Company in the Oil & Gas Sector of the economy with International repute. The Company has vast experience in the importation, supply, distribution and storage of Petroleum Products and is also actively involved in the official export of Crude Oil from Nigeria being one of thirty-nine Companies approved by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for allocation and export of Nigerian Crude Oil. Presently, amongst other facilities, the Company operates two (2) Ultra-Modern Mega Petroleum Products Storage Terminals with combined capacity of 96.8 Million litres certified and duly licensed by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and an Ultra-Modern Berthing Facility with International state-of-the-art Fire Fighting and Safety Equipment in the Calabar Free Trade Zone, Cross River State. The Company also owns and operates several 24– and 26- Ultra-Modern Mega Petroleum Products Filling Stations across the Country under a very rapid expansion program. For more information, visit