Tuesday, 8 November 2016


Dredge Water Petroleum & Logistics
Damilola Owolabi
Miss Damilola Owolabi, a 25-year old Nigerian and Chief Executive Officer of Dreg Waters Petroleum & Logistics Limited, has received the 7th Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Award for Africa in recognition of her rising and significant role in global oil, gas and energy sector. Tectono Business Review gathered that the prestigious award was presented at the 23rd Africa Oil Week/Upstream Conference, which ended in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club, which was conceived to recognise the key role of women in the sector, is part of the suit of clubs and networks of Global Pacific & Partners, a leading advisory firm in the world upstream industry, established over three decades ago, with distinctive portfolio.

The Clubs and Networks act to connect corporate and state players, to facilitate critical industry interests and deal flow in the global upstream, providing unique global networking forums and allied social programmes for companies, governments and national oil companies within the worldwide industry and across the value chain.

As a respected brand with trusted reputation, it is built on a global track record in global oil, gas and energy. Established in 2001, it launched two major conferences, one on Women and Energy in Africa, which held in Johannesburg, and another on Global Women in Oil and Gas, which held in London.

In 2002, the Club published the path-breaking report, Women Executives in Global Oil, Gas and Energy, and was the pioneer of championing the interests of women in geoscience, management and at board level within the worldwide oil, gas and energy.

Dreg Waters, which is run by Damilola Owolabi, is dedicated to helping clients secure licenses and permits for oil & gas operations in Nigeria, clearing of petroleum products into the country, leasing of marine equipment and supplying of manpower labour to organisations.

Widely known for her undaunted passion to deliver value-adding services that promote oil and gas businesses in Africa, Damilola takes pride in the capacity of her company to provide clients with all the necessary information, documentation, products and manpower labour they need for successful operation.

The award conferment is coming on the heels of her efforts to make business swifter for the sector players in Nigeria. She leads a vibrant team at Dreg Waters that seamlessly ensure that all necessary documents required by sector players from the appropriate authorities are correct, up-to-date and given priority treatment.