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Interswitch Champions Digital Transformation for the Energy Sector

Digital payment and commerce company, Interswitch, has advocated for the sustainability of the energy sector through digital transformation.

The company made this known at the first edition of the Interswitch Energy Summit, noting that it was pertinent for oil and gas businesses to leverage digital solutions to drive the growth and sustainability of the energy sector.

The Energy Summit, held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos had representatives of oil and gas companies and other stakeholders who were introduced to innovative solutions designed by Interswitch Energy and informed of their robust benefits.

With the theme, “Harnessing Digital Transformation in the Energy Sector’, the summit provided insights, strategies, and robust opportunities for oil and gas businesses to thrive.

During the event, Interswitch unveiled two new products designed to address prevailing issues within the Energy sector, enhance business development, and drive growth. The products include Forecourt Operations and Wet Stock management solutions.

Forecourt Automation and Wet Stock Management products focus on automating and optimizing wet stock operations, empowering oil and gas companies with enhanced capabilities for inventory management, sales tracking, and payment processing. The products will allow fuel station management to expand its network of retail stations and establish strategic partnerships with Oil Majors, thereby driving operational efficiency and profitability.

Delivering her opening remark, Chinyere Don-Okhuofu, Managing Director, Industry Ecosystems (Interswitch Indeco), said, “For decades, the Interswitch Group has been a beacon of innovation, spearheading digital transformation initiatives across the African continent. Interswitch Energy stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to driving positive change and fostering prosperity on a nationwide scale.”

She further said, “With the introduction of our groundbreaking Forecourt Automation & Wet Stock Management solutions, we not only unveil products but usher in a new era of transformative growth. These innovations are more than mere tools; they are enablers of change, empowering enterprises within the energy sector with unprecedented capabilities to navigate the complexities of the modern energy landscape with agility and foresight.”

In his Keynote address, Prof. Joseph Ezigbo, Managing Director of Falcon Corporation Ltd, emphasized the need for energy companies to allocate resources for digitization initiatives accordingly to drive innovation and efficiency in the sector.

The event also featured a panel session, in which the panelists discussed how oil and gas businesses can leverage cutting-edge solutions to address the challenges in the energy sector.

The Interswitch Energy summit marks a pivotal moment in the journey towards a digitally empowered energy industry. Interswitch is committed to creating channels and platforms to foster innovation and drive positive change in the energy sector.

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