Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture, was recognized for its outstanding performance in the Nigerian oil and gas industry as the company was presented with two awards during the industry dinner and awards night.
The event was organised as part of the activities to mark the official opening ceremony of the 2020 edition of the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on Monday February 10, 2019.
The two awards to CNL are – the “Award for excellence in environmental sustainability and stewardship” and “Award for the best exhibition booth at NIPS 2019”. CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Jeff Ewing received the two awards on behalf of the company.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, noted that the awards represent recognition of the contributions of the awardees to the growth and development of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. “The Oil and Gas industry is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, and anyone who is awarded recognition by the industry is being recognized by Nigeria as a country,” he remarked.
Speaking on the award, CNL’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) Esimaje Brikinn, expressed the company’s delight over the recognition and awards. He explained that the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture is a major oil and gas producer and has provided substantial revenue to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Federal Government and State Governments for close to 60 years.