Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) has restated commitment to ensuring implementation of Nigeria’s Local Content Act in the oil and gas sector.
This reassurance is coming following a petition from the Indigenous Vessels Operators Association of Nigeria to the Senate Committee on Local Content, alleging irregularities and bribery against the firm.
Total and National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) attended the meeting with the Senate Committee on Local Content in Abuja at which both companies provided clarification on an ongoing call for tender for the provision of support vessels.
In a statement by Charles Ebereonwu External Relations Manager of Total, he said “Total Upstream Nigeria Limited wishes to state that it has strict Conflict of Interest and Compliance policies. Total Upstream Nigeria Limited also wishes to state that it rejects all forms of bribery and corruption.
Total Upstream Nigeria Limited and its partners remain committed to the development of Nigerian Content and will continue to maintain strong and steadfast partnerships with the Nigerian government, NNPC and indigenous companies in developing the country’s hydrocarbon industry”.