Petroleum Technology Luncheon - March 14th

The next Petroleum Technology Luncheon is on Tuesday March 14th.

Long Beach Petroleum Club
3636 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Registration: 11:30 AM
Buffet Lunch: 11:30 AM
Presentation: 12:00-1:00 PM
$30.00 members (+$1 credit card fee)
$30.00 for non members (+$1 credit card fee)
Free for 1st 2 students, others $10 each

Petroleum Administration in the City of Los Angeles

Uduak-Joe Ntuk


Abstract: The City of Los Angeles has a unique history of urban oil and gas production while sitting above one of the large volumes of petroleum in the world. Uduak-Joe Ntuk is the new Petroleum Administrator for the City of Los Angeles who will speak at the March 14th meeting of the Los Angeles Society of Petroleum Engineers Luncheon. Mr. Ntuk oversees the Office of Petroleum and Natural Gas Administration and Safety in the Los Angeles Department of Public Works. His presentation will provide an overview of petroleum within the second largest city in America, review the history of the Petroleum Administrator function, summarize his current oversight role and share about upcoming projects.


Uduak-Joe Ntuk is the Petroleum Administrator for the City of Los Angeles. He leads the city’s Office of Petroleum and Natural Gas Administration and Safety, which advises Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council, and all city departments on petroleum and natural gas policy.

Mr. Ntuk is a technical professional with both public and private sector energy experience. With more than a decade of upstream professional experience in California, Uduak-Joe has developed both production and reservoir engineering experience within the Los Angeles and Central Valley Basins. Prior to his appointment in Los Angeles, Mr. Ntuk was a Petroleum Engineering Associate for the City of Long Beach and was an Reservoir and Product Engineer for Chevron North America in the San Joaquin Valley. He's held several sustainability fellowships with Green for All fellow, Alliance for Climate Protection, and the Institute for Social Innovation at the London Business School.

Uduak-Joe earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach and his Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California. He serves on the Industry Advisory Board for the Center for Engineering Diversity at the University of Southern California and as a Personnel Commissioner for the Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD). Uduak-Joe also teaches in the Chemical Engineering Department at California State University, Long Beach.