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With technology, Nigeria has long-term growth opportunities in oil & gas—US

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The United States Consul General, Mr. John Bray, has averred that “Nigeria presents tremendous long-term growth opportunities and the United States government remains committed to supporting American companies and local partners in deploying U.S. technology to help tackle some of the challenges the country is facing.”

Explaining issues during a public presentation of new technology product from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Nigeria and its leading local partner, Manifold Computers, he encouraged Nigerian oil and gas industry players to avail themselves of the innovative technology with a view to harnessing Nigeria’s abundant resources, improving their bottom-line and ultimately growing the economy.

The company introduced an innovative technology Synergy and Aruba for use in the Nigerian oil and gas industry in collaboration with Foreign Commercial Service of the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria.

According to Bray, the presentation is a renewed U.S. government’s commitment to supporting trade and investment in Nigeria and collaboration with Nigerian companies to grow local content.

Earlier in his submission, acting commercial counselor of the U.S. Mission, Mr. Paul Bergman highlighted Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s long term partnership with the American Commercial Service.

He said the U.S. Commercial Service will continue to be at the fore-front of promoting trade and investment between America and Nigeria through the development and execution of mutually beneficial international trade policies and promotion strategies.

In his remarks, Mr. Chukwuma Okpaka, country managing director, HPE Nigeria, argued that the high performance computing technology solution meets the modern exigencies of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.

Continuing, Okpaka said modeling and simulation applications, will accelerate breakthroughs in science, medicine, technology, energy and mainly the oil and gas industry.

Several officials of the oil and gas companies in Nigeria attended the presentation and expressed their readiness to adopt the innovative technology.



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