Member since: 2020
Olufola Wusu is a policy consultant, entrepreneur and attorney, who was part of the team that helped review the National Gas Policy 2016 for the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria. Olufola was pivotal in helping to draw up the section regulating domestic use of LNG in Nigeria. He was listed in “Who is Who Legal” for work done in Oil and Gas and Intellectual Property (IP): “… Olufola Wusu is noted for his “dynamic practice” and “commercial acumen”. He is praised for his “first-rate skills” in assisting clients…” Olufola has advised on oil and gas joint ventures, local content, marginal fields, production sharing contracts, uses of LNG, gas and LNG contracts. He helped negotiate an international project agreement, gas sales and purchase agreements, tolling agreements, access codes, term sheets and advised on the use of “gas pipelines” as a service for an international gas pipeline project running through 4 (four) African countries. Olufola once served as the Company Secretary for a reputable oilfield service company with operations in 6 (six) African countries (Angola, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Mozambique and Nigeria). His responsibilities included Oil and Gas advisory, Regulatory compliance, Local content advisory, Project finance advisory, Contract drafting and Negotiation, Dispute resolution management, negotiating deals with foreign technical partners, internal and external policy review and Advisory on Oil and Gas IP. Olufola was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and an alumnus of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Academy. He speaks English, French and Yoruba. He wrote a law column in THISDAY NEWSPAPER, a foremost national newspaper in Nigeria titled MY_IP.