Group General Manager
In the year 1999, Chris was promoted to the post of the General Manager, operations and was moved to National Petroleum Investments Management Services (NAPIMS) to oversee the Operations Division. In this capacity he went on to champion several projects as a general manager most especially the Local content initiative of the Federal Government, and due to his diligent service; Ogiemwonyi got appointed as the Group General Manager NAPIMS in 2001. While serving as the Group General Manager NAPIMS, he supervised the whole industry including the Joint Ventures (JV) and the Production Sharing Companies (PSCs). Key projects under his watch at these times included the EA field, Erha field, Bonga field, Agbami field amongst others. During his term, NAPIMS achieved zero cash call arrears by October, 2003 whilst encouraging a joint utilization of assets in the oil industry.