Mr Kyari was appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari on 8 July 2019. Prior to this, he was made Group General Manager in charge of Crude Oil Marketing Division at NNPC in 2015. His responsibilities include determination and recommendation of appropriate pricing for Nigerian crude grades, condensates and NGLs, and securing federation entitlements of crude oil, condensates and NGLs from production arrangements in the country to generate maximum revenue for the Nigerian government. He started his career in 1988 at the Nigerian Geological Survey as a field Geologist and then joined NNPC in 1991, where he was posted to the Integrated Data Services as a Geophysicist. Mele is also Nigeria’s National Representative to OPEC. He received his first degree in Geology from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria in 1987
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