In fulfillment of their commitments to the development of Nigerian Content in the Oil and Gas Industry, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and Cameron Flow Control Technology Nigeria Limited recently concluded on the job training (OJT) for nine young persons.

The beneficiaries were selected through the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Joint Qualification System (NOGIC JQS) and the trainings were conducted at the Dormanlong facility in Lagos and Cameron yard, Port Harcourt, Rivers State for one year.

The programme was on the back of Shell Bonga FPSO Induced Gas Floatation Unit and Hydrocyclone Project, a contract executed by Cameron.

The trainees received classes in entrepreneurship, business proposal presentation skills and procurement management. They also underwent training on team building, project management (PMP), offshore survival (T/BOSIET), NDT II, QA/QC, HSE, among others.

At the conclusion of the exercise, the best participant, Miss Abisola Adebola Amondi was retained and employed by Schlumberger Nigeria Limited, the parent company of Cameron.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote commended SNEPCo and Cameron for their contributions to Human Capacity Development Initiatives (HCDI).

The Executive Secretary who was represented by the Manager, Human Capacity Development, NCDMB, Engr. Maurice Iwhiwhu Kelly congratulated the trainees on their successful completion of the programme, particularly for the zeal they showed during the period. He charged them to apply the skills they acquired in their future endeavors. He also tasked SNEPCo and Cameron to ensure that the trainees are employed in the industry.

The Nigerian Content Coordinator, Cameron Flow Control Technology Nigeria Limited, Mr. Donald Ibegbu underscored the company’s pride to have participated in the project. He also counseled the trainees to extend their focus beyond the oil and gas industry and consider other industries, including the agricultural sector which has immense potentials in the economy.

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