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Nigerian Agip, SNEPCO Conclude Plans to Foster Local Content

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Sandra Ukele The Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (NAE) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) have finalised plans to fabricate and integrate over 50 per cent  of topsides of their projects under floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels here in Nigeria. According to a statement  released by the  Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) the projects include the Zabazaba deepwater project executed by NAE in partnership with SNEPCO on Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245 and the Bonga South West Apara (BSWA) deepwater project developed by SNEPCO . The statement clarified that the technical and commercial evaluations of bids for the Zabazaba main packages have been finalised by the NCDMB and NAE and the submissions met the aspirations of maximising local content at the most imperative cost. It is envisaged that the project would expand and deepen  local content in the nation's oil and gas industry. The zabazaba