Oil and Gas
Akwa Ibom State due to her strategic location in the oil rich Niger-Delta region of the country is a major petroleum producing State in Nigeria. It has the largest offshore production and per-acreage, has yielded more petroleum reserve offshore than any other oil producing State in Nigeria.
Oil and gas are available in commercial qualities in then Ibeno, Mbo, Etinan, Idu, Enwang, Mkpat Enin and Onna Local Government Area of the state.
The oil and gas sector is a very viable sector open to both local and international investors who are interested in the down and upstream sectors exploration and exploitation, gas development, conversion and crude oil marketing. Also available are opportunities in seismic data acquisition, processing and geotechnical engineering, oil field service companies, gas-power industries, marginal fields etc.