Local Content

GPPS unveils oil pipeline infrastructure facility in PH

Nov 18, 2018

With local private involvement in the oil and gas sector of the national economy on the rise, Global Process and Pipeline Services (GPPS) Limited, wholly Nigerian Management owned company, is set to unveil its new infrastructure base in Port Harcourt as it broadens its reputation as a frontline oil services company, showcasing Nigerian indigenous capability…

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OGFZA, Eko Support Free Zone sign management pact

Nov 14, 2018

The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) and Eko Support Oil & Gas Free Zone have signed a set of agreements to manage the free zone as a public-private partnership and develop its infrastructure base to global standards to attract foreign and domestic investments. Eko Support Oil and Gas Free Zone, based in Apapa…

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Kachikwu, Wabote, Tinubu highlight impact of local content on Nigeria’s oil & gas sector

Nov 13, 2018

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Developing and Managing Board (NCDMB), Engr Simbi Wabote and Oando Plc’s Group Chief Executive, Wale Tinubu, have stressed the need for increased investments in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. The all spoke at the recently concluded 25th edition of…

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NCDMB warns NLNG, firms against flouting local content law in Train 7 project

Nov 12, 2018

The federal government through the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has warned the promoters of the new Train 7 plant being implemented by NLNG Limited against any attempt to circumvent the provisions of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGCD) Act of 2010 in the $7 billion project. The Shell-run company…

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Schneider Electric receives Nigerian content equipment certificate

Nov 11, 2018

Schneider Electric in Nigeria has been awarded the Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate on its assembly facility owing to its commitment to the country’s local content policy. The certification, which was awarded by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, attests to the fact that the firm owns the assembly facility which it uses for integrating…

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Wabote makes case for Nigerian local content devt model across Africa

Nov 11, 2018

Engr. Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) went global yesterday with Nigerian Content Advocacy, when he addressed delegates to the African Oil Week (AOW) in Cape Town, South Africa at the start of the African Local Content Forum. African Local Content Forum is an innovative inclusion in the bouquet…

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Nestoil Group pushing local content with over 98% Nigerian workforce

Nov 7, 2018

In line with the country’s local content agenda, over 98 per cent of Nestoil Group’s workforce, manning its operations nationwide, are Nigerians. This covers the Group’s engineers, fabricators, welders, architects and administrative staff members, among others. The Managing Director, IMPac Oil & Gas Engineering Limited, a subsidiary of the Group, Chuka Eze, disclosed this during…

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Dangote Sinotruk expands to enhance local content, create jobs

Nov 7, 2018

As the budding automobile company, Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited entered another phase in its expansion drive; the Company has said that it was increasing its local input into the assembling plant to up to 60 per cent, even as it plans to roll out commercial vehicles soon. The expansion drive, which is part of…

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NCDMB, indigenous oil producers sign agreement on tendering cycle

Oct 31, 2018

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Indigenous Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), have signed a Service Level Agreement (SLA), which would drive local content implementation and simplify the procurement and tendering processes for oil and gas projects. The Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, and the agency’s General Manager, Projects…

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Kachikwu, Ekere, Wabote seek more FDIs for Nigeria’s oil & gas sector

Oct 27, 2018

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; the Chief Executive Officer, Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited, Dr. Louis Ekere; and the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Mr Simbi Wabote, have urged investors to increase Foreign Direct Investments (FIDs) in Nigeria. Speaking separately at the Nigerian Oil and Gas Core…

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