Leparan Morintat

National Oil Corporation of Kenya

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lerapan ole Morintat is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya. He is responsible for spearheading the Corporation’s business strategy and operational excellence as the Corporation embarks on a 15 year transformational strategic plan. He has proven executive leadership track record with over 17 years’ experience in sales, commercial, retail, business development, strategy, oil & gas (Upstream & Downstream), Energy including renewables, infrastructure project development & ICT service industries. Prior to joining the Corporation, he worked at d.light SOLAR, where he was Country Manager, Ethiopia and Horn of Africa. He has held senior managerial positions in various sectors among them oil & gas, energy, infrastructure development and multinational corporations. He has worked with Royal Dutch Shell Group, Multichoice Africa Group, Mitsui Co.Ltd and most recently d.light SOLAR among others. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom) degree from Daystar University and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from United States International University-Africa (USIU-A).

Sessions With Leparan Morintat

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Changing Upstream Strategies for the Future

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    The growing list of mandates for national oil companies (NOCs) requires a balancing act between increased domestic responsibilities across the energy value chain and attracting new investment capital, all while dealing with climate change mandates. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic buoyed by robust oil and gas prices, the market outlook for oil and gas companies is improving. How is the COVID-19 pandemic and a more robust oil and gas price environment impacting near-term priorities? Can NOCs strike the right balance between focusing on core E&P while navigating energy transition mandates? How does the pivot to low carbon by certain E&P peer groups shape the role of NOCs going forward? What technologies and partnerships are essential to drive continued growth in E&P and the low-carbon portfolio? In an area of specialization and portfolio concentration, are host governments deploying the necessary levers to attract new investor capital?