About Us

Our Mission
Delmar Petroleum is a result oriented international oil and gas company that builds value for its stakeholders by creating an atmosphere of optimism, teamwork, creativity and resourcefulness, promoting excellent client service and social responsibility in our community at all times.
Our Vision
Through an unequalled modus operandi, including excellent customer service, innovative product offerings, continuous market expansion, state of the art technology, community development and a committed workforce, we aspire to become one of the world's leading Oil and Gas Companies.
Aims & Objectives
  • To give good value for money in terms of the products and services we offer to our clients.
  • To provide effective and reliable distribution and storage facilities for crude and refined petroleum products
  • To be an authority in the wholesale and retail distribution of crude and refined petroleum products locally and internationally.
  • To create a work-friendly environment for our people by operating in line with globally acceptable standards of health, safety and envi ronmental policies.

Management Team

Within the first few years of her establishment Delmar Petroleum Company had accomplished a great deal, and has continued to grow exponentially. This is attributable to the well-trained, highly experienced and focused professionals that run Delmar. Our Management Team consists of people with the appropriate multi-dimensional skills and exposure to continue fueling our expansion in the Oil and Gas sector of the economy. The details below highlight just some of our experience and achievements:
Austin Atimoh Odili, Ph.D. : Chairman / Group Managing Director
As the Chairman of the Board and Group Managing Director of the company, Dr. Austin Odili heads the management team. His love for hard work has endowed him with several academic and professional qualifications within the Transport and Maritime sectors. He has a Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Port Management and Development from the University of Port Harcourt (2000). He is a member of various world class professional bodies within and outside Nigeria, such as the Chartered Institute of Transport (MCIT, UK), the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (MCILT, UK) and the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), as well as being a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI, UK) and the Centre for Transport Studies (FCTS).

Before the establishment of the company, Dr. Odili worked at the Marine Department of the Pipeline and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) for well over a decade, and he rose to the position of Senior Shipping Supervisor. During his tenure, he was in charge of vessels that lifted Petroleum Products from refineries. Dr. Odili is married with children.
Raphael Chukwu : Group Head, Commercial & Investment [Nigeria].
Raphael is a Finance Expert with Excellent knowledge of the Nigerian Business Terrain. He possesses the requisite Financial Skills and Capabilities to help small, medium and large corporates grow and manage their investments optimally.Raphael has over 15 years experience as a Chartered Accountant. In terms of value to a business, his combined work experience has afforded him the opportunity to work closely in key business domains from marketing to manufacturing, retailing, corporate and business strategy formulation, brand management and Finance, his specialty area. Raphael is a graduate of Accounting from Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. This background has shaped his perspective on business and influenced his approach in delivering financial solutions.
Raphael holds a B.Sc.(Hon) in Accounting and ACA. He is happily married with children.

Emmanuel Onwuka : Deputy General Manager, Depot Operations
Mr. Emmanuel Onwuka is the Deputy General Manager (DGM), Depot Operations. He worked with Port Harcourt Refinery Company Limited as Product Movement Operator for over fourteen (14) years. He attended several courses and workshops including a six (6) months New Port Harcourt Refinery Prestartment Training by Comerint, at Petroleum Training Institute, Warri. He rose from a Trainee Operator to a Shift Supervisor within the period. This experience gave him the opportunity to work with Iner National Company Limited as Pigging Operator for five (5) years before joining Delmar Petroleum Company Limited.
Mr. Onwuka is married with children
Sunday Nwachukwu : Depot Principal Manager
Nwachukwu is the Depot Principal Manager of the company. He manages Delmar Petroleum storage facilities at Delmar Jetty, Port Harcourt. Nwachukwu holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineeering from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu in 1998 and Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mechanical Engineering from the same Institute in 1992. Prior to his joining the services of Delmar Petroleum Company Limited, he worked with Polema Industries Limited, Aba as Factory Manager. He has over 18 years work experience in Oil and Gas Sector. Mr. Nwachukwu is married with children.
Michael Seaman : Head, Logistics
Michael Seaman is the Logistics Manager of the company. He holds Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology in 2008, Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science from Rivers State Polytechnic in 2005 and National Diploma (OND) in Nautical Science (Navigation) from Federal College of Fisheries & Marine Technology in 1997. Seaman worked in many industries in Nigeria in various capacities and has over 17 years work experience.Prior to his joining the services of Delmar Petroleum Company Limited, he was the HSE Superintendent at Port Harcourt Flour Mills Limited.
Obiageli Mbelu : Head, Accounts Department
Madam Oby as she is popularly called heads the Accounts department. She holds an MBA from the Imo State University in 2012 , Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Accountancy , Imo State University, and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic , Idah, Kogi State in 1999. Oby is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) since 2009. She is also a member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).She has over 16 years work experience in Finance, Accounting and Risk Management in various industries including Oil and Gas. Prior to her joining the services of Delmar Petroleum Company Limited, she was the Accounts Manager of Genesis Foods Nig. Ltd. Oby is happily married with children.