Pade Durotoye is the Chief Executive Ofﬁcer and Founder of West Titan Energy. He has over 32 years of management experience across the value chain of the oil and gas Industry internationally.
He began his career with Schlumberger Oilﬁeld Services where he worked in various Management capacities in Field Operations, Operations Management, Line (Country) Management, Human Resources Management and Business Development for close to 20 years in 8 countries in Africa, Europe and Asia.
He served as the MD/CEO of Ocean and Oil Holdings Group, a principal investment and advisory services group, where advised on and in some cases led the company’s Management and Technical Services advisory contract with Oando. He was a core member of Oando’s Group Leadership Council and a key part of the company’s Upstream Diversiﬁcation Strategy & Execution Team that acquired oilﬁeld assets and drilling rigs.
Pade served as Managing Director/CEO of Oando Energy Resources (OER), a position he held for over 8 years. In his capacity as MD/CEO, he led the team that delivered on the acquisition of the Nigerian upstream oil and gas business of ConocoPhillips in 2014, making OER Nigeria’s leading Indigenous Independent Oil Company by production with over 40,000boepd of oil and gas and 16 participating Licenses in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. He proceeded to join Nigerdock FZE as Managing Director/CEO, where he served for a year to strategically direct the organization.
Pade has a deep knowledge of the oil and gas sector and is passionate about resolving value traps in in the industry. He holds a BSc. Electronics and Engineering from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and is a member of several professional bodies and associations which include the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Nigeria Society of Engineers, and the Institute of Directors.