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Global firm receives accolade for promoting local safety

20 November 2014, 07:00

Lagos - Nestoil, the engineering firm, has awarded the global testing services provider, SGS, with a Safety Award for non-destructive (NDT) service delivery in Nigeria.

The accolade is for its provision of non-destructive testing (NDT) services on contracts including the new 12”/24“ diameter, 49 km long Nembe Creek-Cawthorne Channel Trunk line (NCTL) by Nestoil.
This award recognizes SGS’s expertise on the NCTL pipeline replacement project, running from 2007 to 2010, to which the company provided the following services:

Fort the project, which lasted from November 2007 to 2010, SGS Nigeria mobilized qualified personnel and the equipment required to successfully complete the project, without any Lost Time Incidents (LTI).

Furthermore, successful execution of the NGC Alaoji NDT Services project, again without LTI, was also taken into consideration for the award nomination.

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The scope of work involved X-Ray services on a 2.5 km pipeline located at Alaoji and another 6 km pipeline located at Owaza in Abba.
In addition to these projects, the safety award also applies to SGS’s work at the Nestoil fabrication yard at Abuloma, Port Harcourt.
"I was delighted my division was nominated for this award. For our efforts to be recognized by a prestigious Nigeria EPIC Engineering company such as Nestoil and Gas can only been seen as a major accolade to the management and staff of SGS Nigeria.

"However, my main praise goes to all the SGS employees who were involved on the various projects, as this award must be seen as a major achievement by all of them and not only the company,” said Chris Woolley, Business Manager, SGS Industrial Services.
He said the proved not only SGS Nigeria’s commitment to the safety of its employees, but also highlighted the efforts of SGS Group to promote the constant need for safety awareness.

Among other companies working with Nestoil include Shell, Mobil and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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