Nestoil Presents SGS with Safety Award for NDT Service Delivery in Nigeria

SGS’s safety performance on multiple NDT contracts has been recognized by Nestoil, Nigeria’s leading EPCC firm, with the presentation of a Safety Award.
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LAGOS, Nigeria - Nov. 18, 2014 - PRLog -- SGS Inspection Services ( has been presented with a Safety Award for its provision of non-destructive testing (NDT) services on contracts including the new 12”/24“ Diameter, 49 km long Nembe Creek-Cawthorne Channel Trunk line (NCTL) by Nestoil.

This award recognizes SGS’s expertise on the NCTL pipeline replacement project, running from 2007 to 2010, to which the company provided the following services:

Use of X-Ray Crawler Equipment for Radiographic Testing of Welds
UT/MPI on repaired Welds

Fort he project, which lasted from November 2007 to 2010, SGS Nigeria mobilized qualified personnel and the equipment required to successfully complete the project, without any Lost Time Incidents (LTI). Furthermore, successful execution of the NGC Alaoji NDT Services project, again without LTI was also taken into consideration for the award nomination. The scope of work involved X-Ray services on a 2.5 km pipeline located at Alaoji and another 6 km pipeline located at Owaza in Abba.

In addition to these projects, the safety award also applies to SGS’s work at the Nestoil fabrication yard at Abuloma, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

"I was delighted my division was nominated for this award. For our efforts to be recognized by a prestigious Nigeria EPIC Engineering company such as Nestoil and Gas can only been seen as a major accolade to the management and staff of SGS Nigeria. However, my main praise goes to all the SGS employees who were involved on the various projects, as this award must be seen as a major achievement by all of them and not only the company,” said Chris Woolley, Business Manager, SGS Industrial Services.

“This award, proves not only SGS Nigeria’s commitment to the safety of its employees, but also highlights the efforts of SGS Group to promote the constant need for safety awareness.”

SGS’s Non-Destructive Testing Services

As the leading trusted global non-destructive testing ( provider, SGS enjoys a worldwide reputation based on a proven track record. Qualified and certified SGS inspectors provide NDT in strict accordance with international standards. With its NDT network stretching over 40 countries, SGS provides world-class non-destructive expertise and local service close to operations – wherever and whenever needed. A comprehensive range of NDT methods helps clients:

Monitor the integrity of assets using intrusive or non-intrusive methods
Detect defects and irregularities before they result in severe damage or non-compliance
Save time and money through fast and effective testing of assets and equipment at every stage of their lifespan – from manufacturing through to on-site operation
Ensure safe and reliable operation of facilities

About Nestoil
Nestoil is the leading EPCC firm in the region and first choice for industry leaders such as Shell, Mobil and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Nestoil has become a successful enterprise with over 2,000 employees in the Group (at least 95% indigenous) capable of world-class project execution and ranks first among indigenous companies of its kind.

For further information please contact:

Chris Woolley

Business Manager
SGS Inspection Services Nigeria
7B, Etim Inyang Crescent
PMB 80048 Victoria Island, Lagos

t: +234 1 280 5096

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

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