Our Advantage

The success of PETRON can largely be attributed to its transformation from a provider of technical solutions to that of a trusted advisor to clients. It has built trust through consistent track record, migrating seamlessly across the value chain from supplier to partners.

Our idea is consistent with internationally acceptable HSE standards; having the highest form of regards on people and environment over profit.


Board Chairman 
Chief Godwill Obielum

A successful leader in business and politics;  a man with impeccable character and strong finesse for success. Within a short while of his exploits as Commander of an anti-crime squad and as ex-police commissioner, he achieved massive political relevance and came to considerable national attention in Nigeria when he returned to Delta state to contest the 2007 governorship elections. A Philanthropist, who, in his quest for poverty  alleviation and  better life for the people of the Niger Delta region founded the Chief Godswill Obielum foundation.


Bonny C. Peter

Has seventeen years experience in Security, Safety and Oil and Gas industry ranging from Production and communications Operation in Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd - a major E&P company. Founded a high-tech security and Safety systems company that operated both within and outside Nigeria. Bonny brings to PETRON both knowledge of, and contacts in the oil and gas industry. His last firm Pebon Worldwide Solutions Ltd was awarded a US$1.1Million contract by the Central Bank of Nigeria which was executed with a Brazilian Manufacturing Partner. Mr. Bonny also served as Executive Chairman of Pebon International South Africa – the lead South African Consulting Firm that worked with Zenith Bank Plc to set up Zenith Pension Fund Custody business in Nigeria.


Director, Public/Regulatory Affairs
Hon. Dennis Chukwuwike Okoh

A graduate of Political Science, an astute negotiator having over seventeen years experience in the oil and gas industry with special strength in community relationship. His interventions into several community problems have helped forestall serious crises, thereby promoting peace and stability in the otherwise volatile region of the oil-rich communities in Niger Delta with special reference to Ndokwa Land.  Honourable Dennis Okoh brings to PETRON his vast experience acquired during his tenure as Public Relations Officer of Oil-Rich community of Umusadege Kwale - seconded to Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) – a major oil exploration and production company operating in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. He has held several political offices ranging from Council Supervisor for Public Health, Special Adviser on political matters to Ndokwa West Local Government and as Secretary to one of the biggest Political Parties in Africa.


Lady Mabel M. Efe (a.k.a Mammy)

An astute business woman with interest ranging from Manufacturing, Agriculture, Real Estate and Oil and Gas. Lady Mabel is the Co-Founder and Chairman of FRANKMAB, a production company with strong foot-print in the Niger Delta Region. Lady Mabel brings to PETRON her contacts and wealth of business management experience gained from her over 30years exposure. Her broad understanding of the energy landscape and together with her extensive industry knowledge and relationships, provide valuable resources to the Board.


Hon (Hajia) Fatima Abubakar Girei

Honorable Fatima Abubakar Girei (Hon Fati, as she is popularly called) is currently the Special Adviser to His Excellency, The Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala H. Nyako. Her full career began after her graduation from the University of Technology Yola. After a brief stint at the Adamawa State Ministry of Agriculture, she proceeded to go private by establishing the renowned Fagi Enterprise and Masja Nigeria Limited – a facility management and Construction Company respectively. She led both organizations to successfully deliver in high level projects with special references to jobs awarded by the Government of Adamawa State and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Before her current political appointment however, Hon Fati has held several Government positions in Adamawa state such as: Senior Special Assistance to the Governor and Committee Member on Integration of Qur’anic Schools into Western Education. She has also held the position of P.R.O, Secretary and ultimately the President of Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN). Hon Fati brings to Petron her vast knowledge in Public Administration, Business Management as well as her contacts in both States and Federal level.


Secretary to the Board
Raymond Ikechukwu ORISAKWE

Chief R.I.ORISAKWE is the principal counsel in the Lagos law firm of R.I.ORISAKWE & CO. He has over 24years experience in legal practice. He brings to the board of PETRON a wealth of experience obtained while holding some board postions including the boards of Ebenator Microfinance Bank Limited (formely) Ebenator Community Bank Limited (1991-1995) and the imo State Land Use and Allocation Committee, LUAC (1992-1994) where he served as secretary to the board and board member respectively. Chief Orisakwe was appointed a Notary public for Nigeria on 9th April, 2002 by the then Chief Justice of Nigeria, Muhammadu Uwais, CON, GCON with responsibility for making contracts or instrument for or between any party or parties requiring the same and to make or attest any act, contract or instrument.