The management of SAIPEM IGPES has restated its commitment
towards the development of Local Content in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
Speaking with The Tide in an interview in Port Harcourt recently. the Project Manager of SAIPEM, Giovanni Lattanzi, said the company has recorded tremendous growth in the implementation of the Nigeria content development policies.
He pointed out that the company has made bold advances in content development, particularly in fabrication, construction engineering, design and procurement.
The Project Manager who was speaking on the Ikike Project First Steel Cutting event recently held at the premises of SAIPEM in collaboration with other stakeholders, described the project as challenging in context, and called for effective implementation of the project.
He said SAIPEM had demonstrated “capabilities beyond the offshore sector, and has made conscious efforts to develop human capital in every project embarked upon”.
Apart from the Ikike project, he said SAIPEM was also involved in the Egina project and has the biggest fabrication yard in Africa,
He said SAIPEM was also involved in the construction of pipeline, with over 1000km of pipelines covering the Niger Delta and Northern Nigeria.
He further disclosed that the company was poised to partner with relevant stakeholders, such as the Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board in the implementation of the Nigeria content development policies and projects management.