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Mordecai Ladan

Department of Petroleum Resources


Mr Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan is a Petrochemist by profession who joined the DPR in November 1987 as a Senior Analytical Chemist and was deployed to the Safety & Environment Branch under the then Technical Services Division.  He rose through the ranks to occupy various key positions within the organization including Zonal Operations Controller, DPR Kaduna.  Having attained the rank of Deputy Director, he was appointed Head of the Downstream Monitoring & Regulation Division from October 2005 to June 2013. Thereafter, he was appointed Head of the Gas Monitoring & Regulation Division from June 2013 to May 2014. Then lastly he was appointed as the Head of the Safety, Health & Environment Division in May 2014 until his current appointment as the Acting Director then Director of Petroleum Resources.

Research Interest

Gas monitoring and regulation, petroleum resources

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