November 08, (THEWILL) – The ongoing construction of the $5bn Train-7 project being undertaken by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) at Finima, Bonny Island, Rivers State has reached 52 percent and currently engages 8,300 Nigerians of diverse skill sets.
The high-level engagement was part of the three-day Nigerian Content Stakeholders Retreat. The forum provided a platform for the two oil and gas industry leaders to sign an agreement on the Oil and Gas E-MarketPlace.
The agreement will see the roll out of tender opportunities from the Nigeria LNG Ltd on the E-Market electronic platform, thereby implementing a key provision of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act.
He acknowledged the crucial role played by the Board in the take-off of the Train-7 project and assured of the company’s resolve to stretch its local content practice beyond mere compliance with the provisions of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act.
Responding, the Executive Secretary affirmed that the E-Marketplace will be a game-changer, which will enhance the Service Level Agreement (SLA) guiding the relationship between two organisations. He noted that the Board decided to start with NLNG because of the company’s record of excellence.
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