May 26, 2024

NLNG wins awards for local content and train 7

Oredola Adeola


For contributing towards the development of human capital and local capacity in the country, the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has received the “Local Content Company of the Year 2022” award.

NLNG also bagged the “Gas Infrastructure Project of the year 2022” award for its Train 7 Project, during the award and dinner ceremony at the State House, Abuja, on the sideline of the ongoing 2023 Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES) in Abuja.

The awards were presented to Dr Philip Mshelbila, NLNG’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), by Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, and Engr. Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB)

 Dr Mshelbila, in his remark revealed that the awards were testaments to NLNG’s unwavering commitment to building human capital and local capacity.


He said further that the awards affirm the Company’s belief in the immense potential of Nigerians.

He said, “As we continue to drive growth and create opportunities for our nation, we remain steadfast in our resolve to empower local players, nurture talent, and foster innovation. Only by investing in building capacity in the country can we truly build a brighter and more sustainable future.

“By the award of Gas Infrastructure Project of the Year 2022 for Train 7 project, we are once again reminded of our duty to not only push the boundaries of what is possible but to do so in a manner that safeguards our environment and uplifts our communities,” he added.

He said that the recognition fuels the Company’s determination to continue championing initiatives that contribute to Nigeria’s burgeoning economy and give Nigeria a competitive edge in the global energy landscape,” Dr Mshelbila.