17.06.2015 Business & Finance

Fugro docks in Ghana

By Lucy Baagyei-Danso
Fugro docks in Ghana
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Following Ghana’s oil discovery some few years back, more and more companies both local and foreign have been seen to be actively involved in the business of the sector. One of such is Fugro, a Netherlands company which says it has moved into Ghana to position itself to support what it calls the promising market for oil and gas projects for its client.

The company says its presence in the country will provide constant access to its comprehensive services to oil and gas companies.

The company touts itself as the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea and geosciences services believes “Our services are specifically designed to support your engineering design and large structure building projects. We create value by acquiring and interpreting earth and engineering data to assist you with the design, construction, installation, repair and maintenance of your infrastructure. Discover our values, vision and mission, operation figures and strategy,” a lead executive of the company said.

Fulgro has offices around the world and Ghana becomes the 13th country in Africa where it has offices.

In a statement Fugro said, demonstrating its commitment to the Ghanaian market, as well as the implementation of the Local Content legislation, it has established a partnership with Lima Oil Services Ltd in Accra.

“The partnership also ensures that Fugro is ready to comply when the Local Content Policy is extended to other market sectors, including mining, energy and infrastructure, as expected,” it said.

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