Debyl Limited, an indigenous service company has opened a state of the art valve and compressor products service center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in a ceremony witnessed by senior officials of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC).
The service center 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. 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.
Debyl Limited in partnership with an original equipment manufacturer, Hydratight and Compressor Products International (CPI), provides technical solutions and support services to oil and gas and industrial companies in Nigeria.
In his comments at the event, the Manager, Projects Certification and Authorization Division (PCAD), NCDMB, Engr. Frank Ibi, who represented the Executive Secretary, Engr.
Simbi Wabote congratulated Debyl Limited on its achievement and underscored that Nigerian Content is geared to promote domiciliation of value-adding activities and utilization of Nigerian human and material resources. He added 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.
Managing Director, Debyl Limited, Mr. Olufemi Joseph Adeyanju 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.
The Managing Director, Port Harcourt Refining Company, (PHRC) Engr. Malami Shehu commissioned the facility and declared it open for use by stakeholders of the industry.