15 July 2018, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt — An indigenous oil services company, Debyl Limited, has opened a state of the art valve and compressor products service centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in a ceremony witnessed by officials of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, and the Port Harcourt Refining Company, PHRC.
Managing Director, Debyl Limited, Mr. Olufemi Joseph Adeyanju, said the service centre will help meet the demands of the local market for an ultra-modern machine shop for the refurbishment of compressor valves, calibration, test system for bolting tools and fabrication and machining works.
Adeyanju explained the centre will also be used for onsite machining practical training, bolted joint integrity rig for practical training on flanges, hydraulic torque tightening and tensioning among other services.
He disclosed that Debyl Limited in partnership with an original equipment manufacturer, Hydratight and Compressor Products International, HCPI, provides technical solutions and support services to oil and gas and industrial companies in Nigeria.
He explained that the establishment of the service center was in line with the implementation of the Nigerian Content Policy and appealed for patronage from stakeholders.
Also speaking, Executive Secretary, NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Wabote commended Debyl Limited on its achievement and underscored that Nigerian Content is geared to promote domiciliation of value-adding activities and utilisation of Nigerian human and material resources.
Wabote represented by the Manager, Projects Certification and Authorization Division, NCDMB, Engr. Frank Ibi, said that the Board will continue to push for patronage of Nigerian goods and services and local fabrication yards.
He assured that the Board will support investments by local companies which seek to create jobs, increase in-country manufacturing capacities and value retention. He also encouraged local suppliers and service providers to always meet international standards and invest in Nigeria.
The Managing Director, Port Harcourt Refining Company, Engr. Malami Shehu commissioned the facility and declared it open for use by the industry.