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The Herald: GMD NNPC visits KAZTEC fabrication yard, impressed by level of work

The following article, "GMD NNPC visits KAZTEC fabrication yard, impressed by level of work," written by Raheem Oluwafunminiyi, was oringally published in The Herald on October 14, 2014. GMD NNPC visits KAZTEC fabrication yard, impressed by level of work  Leading 100% indigenous Engineering, Procurement, Installation, Construction, and Management (EPIC-M) Company, KAZTEC received a delegation of leading oil and gas Chiefs to its fabrication yard at Snake Island over the week. Led by the Group Managing Director Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha and members National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), the scheduled visit came at a time when the fabrication yard, visited about three months back by the GMD, had witnessed rapid improvement in terms of the massive level of work done so far. Marc Robillard, KAZTEC’s Commercial Director, who welcomed the GMD NNPC delegation took them round ...


Ventures Africa: Nigerian First Bank Eager To Fund Kaztec’s $1.3bn Local Fabrication Contract

The following article, written by Onyedimmakachukwu, was originally published in Ventures Africa on September 30, 2014. To view the original article, click here.  Nigerian First Bank Eager To Fund Kaztec’s $1.3bn Local Fabrication Contract VENTURES AFRICA – Nigeria’s premier lender First Bank Plc has said it is willing to support the funding of a $1.3 billion fabrication contract awarded by Sinopec-owned Addax Petroleum to Kaztec Engineering, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group. The contract will see Kaztec execute all of the fabrication processes for Ofrima/Udele oil wells development project in Addax Petroleum-owned oil mining lease (OML) 137 in offshore Nigeria for which it recently finalised agreements. Kaztec’s fabrication, set to begin in October is a giant step towards the aim of Addax to attain a daily production well in excess of 100,000 barrels per day (bpd). First Bank’s interest in furthering ...


Vanguard: First Bank to fund Kaztec’s $1.3bn Addax contract

The following article, "First Bank to fund Kaztec’s $1.3bn Addax contract," written by Clara Nwachukwu, was published in Vanguard on September 30, 2014. First Bank to fund Kaztec’s $1.3bn Addax contract First Bank Plc has expressed willingness to support the funding of a $1.3billion fabrication contract by Kaztec Engineering, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group, awarded by Addax Petroleum. The contract, scheduled to commence next month is tied to the Addax’ Ofrima/Udele development project. First Bank’s interest was fuelled after the visit of its Managing Director, Mr. Olabisi Onasanya, to Kaztec’s Fabrication Yard in the Snake Island in Lagos, to inspect level of work on current projects. Onasanya expressed satisfaction with fabrication work for Addax’ Antan Development project valued at $136 million, which is also being part funded by the bank. Speaking further on the projects financing, the Group Executive Director, ...


Sir Emeka Offor Foundation Celebrates Nigerian Gold at IWAS

Foundation donated 2.6 million Naira to help send the Nigerian athletes to the event The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation congratulates Emmanuel Godwin, a 23-year-old Paralympian and Powerlifter from Ahmadu Bello University, who won a Gold Medal at the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports World Junior Games. The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, a non-governmental, philanthropic organization focused on youth employment, families, education, healthcare and infrastructure development, donated 2.6 million Naira to help send the Nigerian athletes to the event at Stoke Mandeville, U.K.  Mr. Godwin bench-pressed a total of 145kg, clearing the bar in top form and outclassing fellow competitors from United Arab Emirates and The Republic of Kazakhstan. The powerlifting session, which took place on August 6 at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium (SMS), attracted a sizeable mixed group of spectators, both able and physically challenged. The powerlifting bar was stacked at the beginning ...


Sir Emeka Offor Foundation Cheers on Nigerian Team at IWAS Junior Games

It's Day 1 at the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS) Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville, UK, and like a typical English day, it drizzled and drizzled. Then, it drizzled a bit more and while it did, the dark cloud briskly dissipated, giving way for the warm heat of the sun to heal our cold skin. The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation is proud to be supporting athletes from the Nigerian Paralympic Committee at the IWAS Junior Games. The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, a non-governmental, philanthropic organization focused on youth employment, families, education, healthcare and infrastructure development donated 2.6 million Naira to help send the Nigerian athletes to the event. The Foundation is the only private sector sponsor of future Nigerian Paralympians. The mood around the stadium was unchanging unlike the weather and the excitement all around was visibly captivating. There was ...


Nigerian Billionaire Emeka Offor Donates $1.25M To Rotary International

The following article, written by Oyeniyi Adegoke, was published on June 25, 2014 in Ventures Africa. To view the original, please click here.  Nigerian Billionaire Emeka Offor Donates $1.25M To Rotary International VENTURES AFRICA – Nigerian billionaire Sir. Emeka Offor, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian oil and gas firm, Chrome Group, has donated an additional $1 million to a Rotary International polio eradication program, PolioPlus, following an initial $250,000 gesture. According to Vanguard, Offor made the announcement on Sunday at the ongoing 2013 Rotary International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal. “…polio should have no place in our world. Therefore, today I am giving an additional $1 million to PolioPlus,” he said. Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only remaining polio affected areas in the world. “Considerable effort is being made to eradicate polio in Nigeria, but at times progress is slow. ...


Sir Emeka Offor Foundation Sponsors the Nigerian Paralympic Committee to the 2014 World Junior Games

Sir Emeka Offor through his Foundation is not only going on to support the fight to eradicate Polio but has gone ahead to support Polio survivors to make living more meaningful.


Construction Review: Kaztec Engineering completes phase one of Nigeria’s oil, gas project

The following story was orignally published by Construction Review on June 12, 2014. To view the original story, click here.  Kaztec Engineering completes phase one of Nigeria’s oil, gas project Jun 12, 2014 Kaztec Engineering, a subsidiary of Chrome Group, has completed phase one of its Engineering Procurement and Completion (EPC) integrated oil and gas project located on Snake Island in Lagos and plans to begin phase two in July. The project contains fabrication yard, oil and gas training centre, pipe mill, pipe coating, and a dry-dock base, as well as a power plant and will create job opportunities for Nigerians. Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas recently, Chrome Group’s Head Communications and Business Development, Dr Edwin Ndukwe, confirmed that Kaztec is a 100 % indigenous Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commission and Management Company (EPCICM), servicing all ...


Rotary Ambassador Sir Emeka; Journey to End Polio Now

In August 2013, after surprising Rotarians and the world with a recent mega donation towards the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Sir Emeka was conferred the Rotary International Polio Ambassador to Nigeria, the first ever.