The Global Process and Pipeline Services Limited (GPPSL) bagged the Foreign Investment Network (FIN) Pipeline Service Company of the year at the 2019 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) which held recently in Abuja.
The award is an acknowledgement of GPPSL’s significant contribution to oil and gas development through its excellence track record in process and pipeline services in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector.
Engr Obi Uzu, chief executive, GPPSL received the award on behalf of the company at a dinner at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, and witnessed by Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, energy ministers from other African countries and many other dignitaries including representatives of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), other industry regulators, and other industry players.
Speaking at the award/dinner night, Kachikwu said that the event was aimed at rewarding institutions, organisations and personalities who have contributed immensely to the growth and development of the hydrocarbon industry and the entire economy of the nation.
In a chat with journalists at the sidelines of the award night, Obi Uzu thanked the organisers of the awards’ for recognising GPPSL and for taking note of the company’s unique focus on process and pipeline services in Nigeria’s oil sector.
Uzu assured all stakeholders that GPPSL will not relent in offering excellent services in the industry, while maintaining global best practices at all times.
The GPPSL chief executive dedicated the award to all the company’s employees whose handwork and diligence has helped to put the company on the continent’s map as the process and pipeline services company of repute.
“The GPPSL award by FIN as the Pipeline Service Company of the year is a great honour and recognition for our modest efforts being a reference point for indigenous capacity for process and pipeline services in the country”, said Uzu.
GPPS is the only Nigerian company focused solely on process and pipeline services with major projects completed in the deep-water applications in her product services line and has attracted the best hands in the industry from the multinationals to work for her with an expansion plan into other West Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
GPPS is a success story of indigenous specialists coming together to form an enduring partnership in the oil and gas service sector. The company’s infrastructure comprises of a head office facility in Port Harcourt including workshops, and a sales office in Lagos with a staff strength of over 50 employees and the largest selection of brand new high pressure and volume fluid pumping equipment.