Community leaders from host communities and scholars in the Nigeria Delta region have commended Eroton E&P for steadily helping brilliant and indigent brains in the area through its scholarship scheme. They have also called on the company and other oil companies to boost educational development by investing in schools in the area with equipment and facilities to modern standards.
Hundreds of students from secondary schools and tertiary institutions in Rivers and Bayelsa States thronged the ICT Centre in the Rivers State University to compete for slots in the Eroton Exploration and Production Limited scholarship scheme.
The Managing Director, Eroton E&P, Ebiaho Emafo in this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, discusses critical issues in the oil and sector in Nigeria, particularly the challenges faced by indigenous oil exploration and production companies.
Ebiaho Emafo is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Eroton Exploration and Production Company Limited. In this interview with OLATUNDE DODONDAWA, Emafo talks about challenges facing indigenous operators and what he envisages in the future for Eroton amongst other issues. Excerpts: