The Chief Executive Officer, Dreg Waters Petroleum & Logistics Ltd.,
Damilola Owolabi, will receive the 7th Global Women Petroleum & Energy
Club Award for Africa at the 23rd Africa Oil Week/Upstream Conference
which comes up from October 31-November 4, 2016 in Cape Town, South
The award is given in recognition of rising and significant role of women,
in global oil, gas and energy, in key roles. Global Women Petroleum &
Energy Club 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
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.