Geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions, Fugro has announced a new move to stimulate business development in Nigeria’s marine industry with a new agreement with Jagal, an established Nigerian corporation that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments.
As a 100% Nigerian entity the new venture, Fugro Marine Nigeria Limited, is set to optimise marine site characterisation and asset integrity services in the country. Fugro’s long history of supporting the offshore oil and gas and marine construction sectors in Nigeria is built on its extensive resources and expertise in specialist areas, such as deep water. Adding its considerable experience and in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian market, Jagal is also committed to empowering people and building partnerships to achieve sustainable growth for the advancement of the Nigerian community and industry.
“The new business will leverage the strengths of both parties to undertake large, integrated marine site characterisation projects and asset integrity programmes,” said Peter Boon, Fugro’s Business Development Manager for Africa. “Jagal’s commitment to high standards in health and safety is aligned with Fugro’s and, along with our objective to indigenise our specialist services into the local market, this co-operation will enhance our support of the offshore energy industry in Nigeria.”
Fugro is the world’s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions. Fugro acquires and analyses data on topography and the subsurface, soil composition, meteorological and environmental conditions, and provides related advice. With its geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions Fugro supports the safe, efficient and sustainable development and operation of buildings, industrial facilities and infrastructure and the exploration and development of natural resources.
Fugro works around the globe, predominantly in energy and infrastructure markets offshore and onshore, employing approximately 10,000 people in 65 countries. In 2017, revenue amounted to EUR 1.5 billion. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.
Jagal is a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments. By cultivating leadership and developing a culture of excellence, Jagal is dedicated to empowering people and building strategic partnerships that aim to achieve sustainable growth for the advancement of the Nigerian community.
The company has been growing successfully for over 40 years, and is a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country’s economy. We possess profound knowledge of operating in Nigeria and have deep local experience. We work with world class international companies and are a trusted partner to investors expanding into the Country.