Abuja - Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award instituted by the Nigeria Oil and Gas Strategic Conference/Exhibition (NOG).
The award was handed over to the company at a dinner and award night in Abuja on Thursday.
The Manager, External Communications of Total Nigeria Ltd, Mr Charles Ebereonwu, described the award as a testimony of its corporate social responsibility in Nigeria.
He said the award would spur Total to do more in the development of Nigeria's oil and gas sector.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Total has been visible in the provision of educational and health facilities in its host communities.
The award night which was attended by oil majors in the country say the Nigeria LNG (NLNG) winning the 2012 company of the year award.
Marine Platform Ltd, an indigenous company won the Nigerian content award.
Earlier, the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr Andrew Yakubu, described the award as the climax of the four-day Conference/Exhibition.
He expressed joy at the high participation of indigenous companies at the annual event.
He said the NNPC would continue to promote indigenous participation in the sector in line with the Nigeria Content law.
NAN reports that the conference, which started on Monday, ended on Thursday.
More than 1,000 delegates including all the major oil companies and key energy stakeholders attended the conference.