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Samsung Wins Award for Egina Job

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN) has won the Project of the Year award at the African Assembly, organized by the Oil and Gas Council in Paris.

SHIN received the award in partnership with Total for its work on the Egina FPSO, located offshore Nigeria. This is not the first award the pair have received at the African Assembly, the also won 2018’s Breakthrough Deal of the Year”.

The company beat out other nominees that included Eland Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil, and ENI. Speaking at the ceremony Wesley Johnson, VP of Corporate Development, EMEA of the Oil and Gas Council said, “We are impressed by SHIN’s endeavors and it is no surprise that such achievement should be celebrated on an international stage. I believe it means a lot for Nigeria, revealing the potential of Nigerian resources and the heights of success and development that can be reached with the right effort.”