NPDC Management
NPDC staff are drawn from all over Nigeria. The Management Team is made up of a Managing Director and other Executive Directors. The Managing Director oversee the day-to-day operations of the company.
Uche Onyenwuzor
Uche Onyenwuzor

GENERAL MANAGER, ASSET MANAGEMENT DIVISION NPDC

EDUCATION: Engr. Uche Onyenwuzor holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1983.

CAREER: He joined the services of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a Field Maintenance Engineer in 1984 under Gas Operations, Ughelli. Since then, he has been serving the corporation meritoriously in different capacities in a number of NNPC’s outfits nationwide including Nigerian Gas Company (NGC), Engineering & Technical Division (ETD), Commercial & Investment Directorate (C&I), Business Development Directorate, Ventures Directorate, Gas & Power (GPIC) and Nigerian Petroleum development Company Limited (NPDC). Engr. Uche Onyenwuzor’s experience in the Oil & Gas Industry spans over three decades.

Below, are some of his landmark achievements/contributions to NNPC and the Oil and Gas industry;

 He was among the pioneer team that executed the popular Excravos Lagos Pipeline (ELP) that today forms the nation’s Gas pipeline backbone, and NGC (Nigerian Gas Company Ltd) success story.

 Uche Onyenwuzor was the Construction Manager for the 172mmscfd Delta IV Gas Pipeline/associated stations and facilities completed in 1989/90 while under a tender age. He was also the project leader for Edjeba /Ogunu Gas Pipeline.

 He is one of the pioneer members of NNPC Transformational Project ‘PACE’ in 2004.

 In November 2006, he served as an independent Technical Auditor in evaluating, resolving and signing off the main contractor’s (Alstom / Saipem Consortium) claim on the 480 MW Kwale IPP power plants by AGIP, as directed by then NNPC Board.

 In recognition of his competence by the then Group Executive Director (GED) Business Development Directorate, he was assigned to cover the huge human resource gap in Regulatory, Policy and Compliance Division at its infancy.

A strong proponent of value for money and strict adherer to processes and procedures, Uche Onyenwuzor is a manager that believes in transparency, accountability and integrity. He is endowed with high initiatives for challenges and problem-solving.
He has an impressive track record of professional competence, integrity, empathy, trust and dedication to duty. He is a great team player as can be attested by a cream of NNPC Top Management staff. He has vast operational, managerial and leadership skills. He is a proactive and dynamic manager.

A guru in Project Management (PMP registered) with a track record of zero arbitration cases and zero abandoned projects. Engr. Onyenwuzor has immense experience in the management of human resources, community conflicts, legal, institutional and commercial/fiscal issues.

He is a great asset to a commercial NNPC and it is on this premise that NNPC Management considered him capable to be promoted and charged with the enormous responsibility of the post of the General Manager, Asset Management Division of NPDC where he currently manages about 27 Oil and Gas Concessions with 15 Asset Managers reporting to him. This is an enormous responsibility by all standards, but Engr. Onyenwuzor is equal to the task, as complemented by the current GMD of NNPC.

EXTERNAL ROLES: He has traveled far and wide for work, leisure and in search of knowledge: Spain, Japan, USA, UK, France, Netherlands, Thailand, Morocco, Switzerland, South Africa, Germany, Italy, UAE, Malaysia amongst others. He is happily married and blessed with children. He enjoys travelling/holidaying with the family.