After Years Of Planning, GE Oil Starts Fabrication Of Subsea Wellheads In Nigeria

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The  Chief Operating Officerof GE Oil, Uzo Nwagwu confirmed this in Lagos recently. Uzo Nwagwu declared that this development is a milestone for GE Oil & Gas in the efforts to substantially increase the local capabilities of its operations in Nigeria through ambitious technology programs and human capacity development.

“With this achievement, GE’s customers operating in Nigeria no longer need to import these fabricated wellheads, thereby reducing costs and improving delivery time ,‘’he noted.

According to him, the developments at GE’s Onne facility in Rivers State align with the Nigerian Federal Government’s local content law and desire for increased manufacturing capacity, skill acquisition and technology transfer”.

“GE Oil & Gas has a vision to ‘Fuel the Future’ by delivering cost-effective customer solutions on-time wherever they are needed across the globe by investing now in the development of our people and facilities we are able to localize subsea wellhead assembly and partner with local suppliers to create a sustainable business for Nigeria,” Mr Nwagwu  said.