• Friday, June 14, 2024
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Oando Energy Services stands out in drilling rigs services

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Oando Energy Services Limited (OESL), an indigenous provider of swamp drilling rigs services and a subsidiary of Oando plc is apparently not relenting in positioning itself as a go-to service company when it comes to drilling of rigs.

OES Teamwork, one of the company’s four rigs, had recently recorded a safety milestone of three years of uninterrupted operations without a Loss Time Injury (LTI).

LTI is an industry Key Performance Indicator (KPI) which measures adherence to safety requirements by evaluating the number of injury-bearing incidents capable of preventing a worker from performing or continuing with a task. OES Teamwork is the second rig in Oando’s drilling fleet to achieve this safety feat, after OES Integrity recorded the same achievement in August last year.

With two and a half decades of international oil field experience acquired during his career with Schlumberger and Transocean, Bandele Badejo, chief executive officer of the company, is bringing his years of experience to bear in ensuring that the company remains a leading service provider in Nigeria’s oil servicing sector.

Prior to joining Oando, he was the operations manager, Performance, for Transocean in the Gulf of Guinea Division, where he was responsible for the safety and operations performance of 13 rigs including several 5th generation deepwater assets located in 4 countries in the Gulf of Guinea.

Commenting on the feat, Badejo had said: “We are pleased with this very significant and commendable milestone for all our stakeholders. Operating the rig for 1,096 days without a LTI is a demonstration of the emphasis we place on Environment Health, Safety, Security and Quality processes in the company, as well as the commitment of our people to these processes.