• Reached mechanical completion of Area 5, one of the two plants being revamped through this project
  • This milestone has been achieved exceeding the local content requirements, with 100% of Nigerian sub-contractors involved in the construction phase

Milan, 28 December 2023MAIRE announces that its subsidiary Tecnimont (Integrated E&C Solutions BU) has successfully achieved the mechanical completion of the rehabilitation works of the old plant (Area 5) for a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), in Nigeria.

The rehabilitation works, awarded in April 2021 for a total value of USD 1.5 billion, entail engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) activities aiming at fully restoring the Port Harcourt complex to a minimum of 90% of its nameplate capacity.

Alessandro Bernini, MAIRE Group Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are proud to have reached this milestone fully satisfying the local content requirements, thanks to a 100% engagement of Nigerian subcontractors for the construction phase. Our technological expertise and engineering know-how enable Nigeria to revive its natural resources management. This landmark required over 9.5 million manhours, resulting in an excellent Health, Safety and Environment performance with no Lost Time Injuries[1]. This project is a confirmation of the Group’s commitment towards the Sub-Saharan Region.”

[1] A Lost Time Injury (LTI) is an injury sustained on the job by an employee that results in the loss of productive work time.