Bala Wunti

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Managing Director, Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC)

  • Wunti, has a BSc Chemistry from Ahmadu Bello University and an MBA, he held  key positions in NNPC including:
    • MD, Petroleum Products Marketing Company 
    • Group General Manager Corporate Planning & Strategy (Commercial Superintendent & Chief Strategist for the Corporation)
    • Senior Technical Advisory role to five (5) different Group Managing Directors of NNPC
    • General Manager - NNPC Efficiency Unit
    • Head of Market Research, Brass LNG Ltd
    • Bala led some critical National Assignments including
      • Initiated the strategic vision and drove the NNPC LPG Strategy and the NNPC Shipping Strategy leading to the birth of new entities with strong commercial prospects in the NNPC portfolio.
      • Led Commercial negotiations for ~30 different agreements in the LNG space
      • Initiated the “Nigasification Strategy” for powering the Nigerian economy with Natural Gas and Its Liquids
      • Initiated the “PPIE Initiative” for eliminating the importation of petroleum products through the implementation of Condensate Refineries

Mr. Wunti also has  track record in energy diplomacy, international coordination and relationship management:

  • The Nigeria National Representative in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
  • Technical Member of OPEC Economic Board

Mr. Wunti has mentored   over 100 young professionals across NNPC and has been a Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussant  in several Local and International Energy Forums