Port Harcourt — American oil firm, Chevron Nigeria Limited, operator of CNL/NNPC joint venture in Nigeria, has been honoured by the Federal Inland Revenue Service with top tax compliant organisation award.
Similarly, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a subsidiary of Chevron, operator of the Agbami field, also got the same award from FIRS.
According to Chevron, the two companies were recognized among the awardees for 2021 at the Second Annual National Tax Dialogue organized by the FIRS at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, recently.
The event, which was declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari, FIRS emphasized that the recognition was for the remarkable performance by the companies in remittance of various taxes.
Reacting on the award, the Chairman and Managing Director of Chevron companies in Nigeria, Mr. Rick Kennedy, said the award and recognition underscore Chevron’s commitment to compliance and high ethical standards in its operations.
“Chevron is committed to discharging its statutory fiscal obligations by ensuring strict compliance with all applicable Tax Laws and related regulations in the country,” he said.
Also, Chevron’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Mr. Esimaje Brikinn, said the award and recognition further affirm Chevron’s commitment to being a good corporate citizen in countries where it operates.
Brikinn commended FIRS for the recognition and assured that the company would continue to live up to its vision to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership, and performance.
“One of our core values is integrity and trust. We are honest with ourselves and others and honor our commitments. We earn the trust of partners and stakeholders by operating with the highest ethical standards in all we do.”
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