South Sudan’s President H.E. Salva Kiir announced on January 13, 2023, the appointment of Eng. Bernard Amuor Makeny as the new Managing Director (MD) of state oil company, the Nile Petroleum Corporation (Nilepet). Nilepet’s new MD, Eng. Makeny, holds a Masters Degree in Oil and Gas Management from the University of Liverpool in the UK and has held positions at Dar Petroleum Operating Company and Sudd Petroleum Operating Company since 2016. Energy Capital & Power congratulates Eng. Makeny on his new position.
As the country’s national petroleum and gas corporation, Nilepet manages the state’s interests in exploration, development, production, and management of natural resources, promoting the sustainability and growth of the industry and developing a capable management and technical workforce.