Total Trains 11 Engineers at Saipem Yard

December 21, 2017
Total Nigeria

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The two-year training programme for 11 engineers at the Saipem yard, Port Harcourt, Rivers State has been concluded by Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI).

This is in fulfilment of the firm’s commitments to Nigerian Content Human Capacity Development initiatives.

The 24-month exercise was conducted as project based trainings on the back of the execution of the Umbilicals, Flowline and Risers (UFR) modules by Saipem Nigeria for Total.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote commended Total for ensuring that the youths received qualitative training, adding that the company had become a veritable partner of the Board in the implementation of the Nigerian Content Act.

The Executive Secretary who was represented by the Manager, Human Capacity Development, NCDMB, Engr. Maurice Iwhiwhu Kelly also hailed TUPNI and Saipem for their commitment towards the Board’s Human Capacity Development Initiative (HCDI).

Mr Kelly congratulated the trainees on the successful completion of their programme and commended the zeal they displayed during the training. He charged the participants to use the skills they have acquired in their future endeavours.

In his comments, the Nigerian Content Coordinator, Egina Project, TUPNI, Mr Adedamola Adenubi, commended the Board’s dedication to human capacity development in the oil and gas industry. He encouraged the participants to remain good ambassadors of the project. The programme produced seven Installation Engineers, two Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) Engineers and two Fabricating Engineers.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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