There are lots of offshore companies that are operating in Nigeria. A lot of these companies are working in the country’s petroleum sector. In the oil and gas industry, offshore drilling companies are extremely essential. We shall look at the offshore corporations that are currently operating in Nigeria in the course of this article.
MAJOR OFFSHORE COMPANIES IN NIGERIA
The following are the top major offshore companies that are in the country:
CAVERTON OFFSHORE SUPPORT GROUP PLC
Caverton was founded in Nigeria in 2008 and is now one of the country’s largest offshore enterprises. The Group works in the Nigerian oil and gas industry’s marine and aviation logistics sectors.
Caverton Offshore company was founded by the merging of Caverton Helicopters Limited and Caverton Marine Limited, both of which were already operating in Nigeria in the offshore oil and gas logistics industry at the time of the merger.
The Caverton Group was founded with the goal of leveraging its member companies’ global offshore experience as well as their service delivery expertise. On its approach to become the premier maritime and aviation logistics supplier in the oil and gas business in Nigeria and Sub-Sahara Africa, the company also makes use of local resources and facilities on its service delivery platforms.
BLUEWATER OFFSHORE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS NIGERIA LTD
Bluewater Offshore is based in Lagos’ Lekki Phase 1 and specializes in the design, engineering, building, installation, and delivery of FPSO, FSO, and SPM systems.
Since Bluewater inception in 1978, it has been at the forefront of innovation in the SPM industry. The company is currently regarded as the industry leader in the design, development, leasing, and management of tanker-based production and storage systems.
In addition, the company is the premier supplier of unique Single Point Mooring systems, having supplied over a hundred to date.
Bluewater Offshore company’s headquarters are in the Netherlands, with offices in the United Kingdom, China, Angola, and Nigeria as well.
UTM OFFSHORE LIMITED
This offshore company was founded in 2012. This is a privately held Nigerian firm that is a subsidiary of an indigenous conglomerate working in a variety of Nigerian and international industries.
UTM was founded with the goal of being a prominent world-class maritime services provider with superior services that are similar to the standards of the world’s leading marine services providers.
This is accomplished through developing and delivering value to clients by providing professional service at the highest level possible in the maritime industry.
The government, oil and gas companies, and other private corporate entities / customers are among UTM’s clientele. The company has earned a reputation for quality over the years by effectively completing briefs and providing the best value to clients.
Furthermore, UTM offshore company is currently registered with the appropriate regulatory organizations.
Aveon Offshore Limited is a Nigerian engineering and fabrication services firm that specializes in construction and general fabrication for the oil and gas industry. The company is one of Nigeria’s largest fabricators and has a proven track record of providing high-quality items on time.
The organization has an excellent safety record and can provide world-class services that are fully compliant with local content regulations. Aveon has worked as a principal contractor with international oil firms and as a subcontractor with large construction/technology companies operating in Nigeria. Since 1999, the company has been participating in the majority of EPC projects granted in Nigeria.
Elshcon Nigeria Limited (ENL), which was founded in 1990, is an integrated indigenous group of companies that operates in the energy and maritime sectors, with an emphasis on value, client satisfaction, and retention. Maritime Transportation, Offshore Support & Towage, and Project Management are the company’s main services.
Elshcon is known for delivering solutions and services for the safe and efficient exploitation of energy and marine natural resources, and it has management skills and experience in the oil and gas and maritime industries.
AB Offshore is another well-known offshore firm that has built a niche for itself in terms of offshore best practices.
The organization is made up of highly skilled personnel who are experts in their profession, allowing them to provide top-notch services to its clients in the areas of marine vessels, systems, and services.
In reality, AB Offshore is one of the offshore organizations that consistently delivers high-quality services that meet or surpass customer expectations.
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FULL LIST OF REGISTERED OFFSHORE COMPANIES IN NIGERIA
Let’s take a gander at the full list of all the registered offshore companies operating in Nigeria. This will include the list of Petroleum & Exploration Companies that are operating in the country. The government agencies in the offshore business will as well be included in this rundown.
REGISTERED PETROLEUM OFFSHORE COMPANIES
- ADDAX PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT (NIGERIA)
- ADDAX PETROLEUM EXPLORATION (NIGERIA)
- AGIP ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES (NIGERIA)
- BRASS EXPLORATION
- CHEVRON NIGERIA
- CONOCO ENERGY NIGERIA
- CONOCO PETROLEUM NIGERIA
- ELF PETROLEUM NIGERIA (EPNL)
- ESSO EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION (NIGERIA) (EEPNL)
- HARDY OIL NIGERIA
- MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA
- NEXEN PETROLEUM NIGERIA
- NIGERIAN AGIP EXPLORATION (NAE)
- NIGERIAN AGIP OIL (NAOC)
- PETROLEO BRASILEIRO NIGERIA
- PHILLIPS OIL COMPANY (NIGERIA)
- SHELL NIGERIA EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION (SNEPCO)
- SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA
- STAR DEEP WATER PETROLEUM
- STATOIL NIGERIA
- SYNTROLEUM NIGERIA
- TEXACO NIGERIA OUTER SHELF
- TEXACO OVERSEAS (NIGERIA) PETROLEUM (TOPCON)
- TOTAL UPSTREAM NIGERIA
- AFREN ENERGY RESOURCES
- ALFRED JAMES PETROLEUM
- ALLIED ENERGY RESOURCES (NIGERIA)
- AMALGAMATED OIL
- AMNI INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT
- ATLAS ORANTO PETROLEUM OIL
- CAMAC NIGERIA
- CONOIL PRODUCING
- DUBRI OIL
- EQUATOR EXPLORATION NIGERIA
- EXPRESS PETROLEUM & GAS
- FAMFA OIL
- MIDLANTIC INTERNATIONAL
- MILLENIUM OIL & GAS COMPANY (MOGCL)
- MONI PULO
- NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC)
- NIGER DELTA PETROLEUM RESOURCES
- NIGERIAN PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (NPDC)
- NOREAST PETROLEUM
- OPTIMUM PETROLEUM DEV.
- ORIENT PETROLEUM RESOURCES LIMITED
- ORIENTAL ENERGY RESOURCES
- PAN OCEAN OIL CORP. (NIGERIA)
- SAHARA ENERGY FIELDS
- SOLGAS PETROLEUM
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND ASSOCIATIONS
- DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES (DPR)
- NATIONAL PETROLEUM INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES (NAPIMS)
- NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM EXPLORATIONISTS (NAPE)
- NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC)
- PETAN (PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA)
That’s the view of the offshore companies in Nigeria. This article was very broad as it included all the companies and government agencies that are operating in the Nigerian offshore industry especially in the petroleum sector. We believe this write-up is informative.