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Oil firm marks 20 years of operations in Nigeria

BW Offshore world-leading specialists in the construction, operation and maintenance of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units in the Oil and Gas industry celebrated its 20th year in Nigeria together with its new local partners, C&I Leasing Plc, Deltalift Resources Nigeria Limited and Aquaport Limited at an industry event which took place in Lagos recently.

According to the Managing Director, BW Offshore Nigeria Limited, Peter Walsh, the coming on board of the three new investors is a strategic partnership that better positions the company to compete in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, increasing its capacity to deliver a greater portion of any FPSO project in-country, from the engineering right through to the fabrication and construction scope.

Particularly, he noted that opportunities open to Nigerians as the company bids for future oil and gas projects as a full-fledged Nigerian entity.

The company’s boss said that the company is ready to take the Nigeria’s upstream sector of the petroleum industry by storm by providing hi- technology solution.

With a global fleet of 16 FPSO’s, BW Offshore currently operates two (2) FPSO’s in Nigeria namely; the ABO FPSO operating for Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) and the Sendje Berge FPSO operating for Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Ltd (SINOPEC).

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