Meet our Speaker

Adeoye Adefulu

Dr Adeoye Adefulu is a partner in the law firm of Odujinrin & Adefulu with over 20 years’ professional experience spanning the fields of petroleum law & policy, electricity law & policy, corporate & project finance. He obtained his law degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar. He also holds a Masters’ and Doctorate degree from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), Scotland.

Dr Adefulu’s interests include oil and gas regulatory reform, gas utilisation, energy reform, energy transition and environmental law. He regularly speaks at local and international fora on Nigerian energy matters.

Dr Adefulu was involved with the Petroleum Industry Bill (“PIB”) from its initial drafts in 2009 till its passage in 2021. He is the Managing Editor of, the leading information portal that provides up to date information on the Petroleum Industry Bill (now the Petroleum Industry Act 2021). He was a member of the Nigerian National Assembly’s Technical Committee on Petroleum Industry Reforms from 2015 to 2019.

He advises several indigenous and international oil companies on the implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act.

Dr Adefulu is the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association – Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL).

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