Oando Energy Services Limited, an Oando Plc subsidiary and Nigeria’s leading indigenous operator of swamp drilling rigs services has reinstated its commitment to international safety standards in its operations .
The company’s resolve is coming on the heels of its feat in two years drilling operations without Loss Time Injury (LTI) on its flagship rig, known as OES Integrity, one of its four rigs
In his comments, the chief executive officer, OESL, Mr. Uche Dimiri, said: “The health and safety of our employees and those visiting our workplace are of utmost importance at Oando Plc. We believe we have an obligation to ensure that all employees are aware and have imbibed the Oando culture of uncompromised safety and environment protection. Our goal is to be exemplary in the sub-Saharan Africa oil and gas operations in terms of safety and environmental-friendliness.
“We are happy with this safety milestone, which is the hallmark of any upstream operation. It is a testament to a collective effort of our employees in the implementation of a robust environment, health, safety and quality management systems. We have demonstrated our ability to safely deliver oil wells to our clients without hurting people or harming the environment.”
Oando Plc has vibrant policies and procedures covering product quality, safety, environment, health, security and emergency readiness to ensure that all its operations meet international safety requirements.
Over the years , an annual Safety Week is held companywide to deepen awareness and strengthen an incidence-free work life culture, which has become imperative following the company’s expansion into the entire energy spectrum.