Chevron receives two awards at NIPS Oil/Gas industry summit

Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture, has two awards during the Industry dinner and awards night of the 2020 edition of the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja.

The two awards are – the “Award for excellence in environmental sustainability and stewardship” and “Award for the best exhibition booth at NIPS 2019”.

CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Jeff Ewing received the two awards on behalf of the company for its “outstanding performance in the Nigerian oil and gas industry” at the event which held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on Monday.

The event was attended by the Senate President Senator Ahmed Lawan, represented by the chairman, Senate committee, Petroleum Upstream, Senator Albert Bassey Akpan; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva; the Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari, industry regulators and other captains of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

Chief Timipre Sylva noted that the awards represent recognition of the contributions of the awardees to the growth and development of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

“The Oil and Gas industry is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, and anyone who is awarded recognition by the industry is being recognized by Nigeria as a country,” he remarked.

Speaking on the award, Esimaje Brikinn, CNL’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) expressed the company’s delight over the recognition and awards.

Mr. Brikinn also noted that “From 2008 to 2018, the Agbami parties have invested N2.5billion in education infrastructure, N8.4 billion in scholarships and N2.2 billion in the provision of fully equipped modern chest clinics across the country.

“Over 16,300 students from all the states of Nigeria have benefitted from the Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship. Among these, an impressive total of 715 have graduated with first class degrees.”

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