Lagos- Integrated Logistic Services Nigeria Ltd., (Intels) received 183 letters of commendation from clients between 2012 and 2015, a compendium on appreciation letters received by the company has shown.
This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Lagos by the company.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Intels was established in 1982 at Onne Port and is a major participant in the development of the Oil and Gas Free Zone.
According to the statement, the compendium showed that the letters were received from Oil Producing Companies, Oil Servicing Companies, the Senate, the House of Representatives and government agencies.
“A breakdown showed that 82 letters which expressed satisfaction with the high quality of services provided by Intels Nigeria Ltd. and the dedication of its staff were received from Oil Producing Companies within the four years under review.
“The list of Oil Producing companies that put their appreciation in writing included: Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd., Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mobil Producing Nigeria Ltd. and TOTAL Premier Services Nigeria Ltd.
“In the category of Oil Servicing Companies, 90 commendation letters were received between 2012 and 201 consisting of 36 letters in 2012, 24 letters in 2014 and 30 letters in 2015.
“Oil servicing companies that expressed appreciation are: Schlumberger Nigeria Ltd, Dawoo Nigeria Ltd., West Atlantic Shipyard, Seadril Mobil Unit Nigeria Ltd., Saipem Contracting Nigeria Ltd. and Del Waste Management Company Ltd., ‘’ Intels said.
The statement noted that appreciation letters were received from Ports Authority Police Command, Onne Port Division, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Nigerian Navy (NNS Pathfinder) Naval base Port Harcourt, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
It said appreciation letters also came from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).
The statement noted that in 2014, Intels Nigeria Ltd. received three letters of commendation from the Senate Committees on Privatisation, Trade and Investments as well as Marine Transport.
Intels added that the House of Representatives Committee on Local Content also expressed delight in its relationship with it.
It said that the Senate Committee on Privatisation commended improvement at the ports, employment generation and the company’s contributions to the development of the Nigerian Maritime Industry.
“After its oversight visit in 2014, the Senate Committee on Trade wrote: “the committee wishes to commend you (Intels) and place on record that it was impressed by your high performance in the following areas.
“The Senate committee listed areas as equipment delivery, local content, human resources development and training, community-driven effort, provision of facilities and equipment for health and safety of workers,’’ the statement said.
According to the statement, Intels was commended for its commitment to develop a new oil and gas project for domestic and foreign markets.
The statement said the General Manager, Intels Nigeria Ltd. Mr Sascha Kuehl, reacted to the commendations.
Kuehi said since its inception over three decades ago, Intels had remained the best logistics services provider to the oil and gas industry in Nigeria and within the Sub-Saharan African region.
“Our one-stop-shop approach to logistics and the three-simple steps in logistics operation which reduces costs and time constraints, have continued to impress the authorities and clients,’’ he said.
Kuehi said the services of the company were controlled by existing government rules and regulations. (NAN)