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Engr Adokiye Tombomieye

Chief Operating Officer – Upstream NNPC

BIO

Adokiye Tombomieye is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt-Nigeria. He is a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)and the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE).

He possesses 30 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry spanning through Operations, Engineering, Project Management and Commercial Business Management. Adokiye’s expertise in these areas is highly evident in his trajectory of progressively attaining key positions.

He commenced his career in 1991 at Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited (EPCL) as a Production Engineer where he made outstanding contributions to the operations of the Polyethylene Plant for about 14 years.

Almost a decade into his NNPC career, he was appointed as the Acting Deputy Manager of Polyethylene/Butene-1 Plants in recognition of his excellent performance. He excelled during the Performance Guarantee Test (P.G.T) using the Modified Reactor Agitator as this feat was achieved despite the reduction of the Technical back-up staff (TBS) by ninety percent.

Following EPCL, he was deployed to Brass LNG where he further gained vast experience of over 10 years in Brass LNG limited by providing technical support to the Gas and Power Directorate before he attained the position of a Manager.

In 2015, Adokiye was appointed the General Manager, Commercial in the Crude Oil Marketing Division (COMD), which transitioned his career into the upstream sector of the industry. His competence, loyalty and dedication to NNPC paved the path for his promotion to the position of Group General Manager, COMD, in 2019.

In 2020,the President and Commander-in-Chief appointed him as the Chief Operating Officer, Upstream. He is currently championing the industry objective towards reducing costs and improving revenue for the Corporation.

Over the years, he attended several technical and management courses from prestigious institutions both locally and internationally.

His penchant for coaching and mentoring people has positively impacted many stakeholders across the Oil and Gas industry.

He also served on the board of various subsidiaries within the corporation such as NPDC, PPMC, Retail, Duke Oil and NIDAS, where he made significant contributions to board discussions.

Adokiye is hardworking, honest, dependable and committed to the growth of NNPC. He is a loving husband and father.