Fugro has announced a new move to stimulate business development in Nigeria's marine industry with a newagreement with Jagal, an established Nigerian corporation that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments.
As a 100% Nigerian entity the new venture, Fugro Marine Nigeria Limited, is set to optimise marine site characterisation and asset integrity services in the country. Fugro's long history of supporting the offshore oil and gas and marine construction sectors in Nigeria is built on its extensive resources and expertise in specialist areas, such as deep water.Adding its considerable experience and in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian market, Jagal is also committed to empowering people and building partnerships to achieve sustainable growth for the advancement of the Nigerian community and industry.
“The new business will leverage the strengths of both parties to undertake large, integrated marine site characterisation projects and asset integrity programmes,” said Peter Boon, Fugro's Business Development Manager for Africa. “Jagal's commitment to high standards in health and safety is aligned with Fugro's and, along with our objective to indigenise our specialist services into the local market, this co-operation will enhance our support of the offshore energy industry in Nigeria.”