Daily Trust (Abuja)

14 February 2013

Nigeria: Mobil to Award ERHA North Contracts

Lagos — Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL), operator of Oil Mining Lease 133, says it has received approval from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to award three engineering, procurement and construction contracts for Erha North Phase II project.

The company's General Manager, Public and Government Affairs, Paul Arinze, said in Lagos that the awards represent a significant milestone in the development of Erha North Phase II and demonstrates continued cooperation between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and EEPNL to grow the business and support the Nigerian government in meeting national goals.

He explained that the contracts are in line with Erha North Phase II project objectives, which include significant national content contributions and will bring direct and indirect benefits to the Nigerian economy through project spending and employment.

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