By Sunny A. Ijomah
The Federal Government has commenced training of stakeholders in Oil and Gas sector on proper metering and measurement to enhanced national development.
The Director-General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, Mr. Osita Aboloma, made this known while declaring open a training in metrological measurement in the oil and gas sector with a theme; “Oil Metering Station Performance Evaluation Using Uncertainty Tools'' at the National Metrology Institute, NMI, Enugu and made available to our correspondent in Awka.
Mr. Aboloma, represented by Mr. Bade Obayi, Director of NMI, said that the training of trainers for the purpose of its stepping down to different department was necessary compared to the large scope of Oil and Gas sector especially in a developing economy like Nigeria.
Mr. Aboloma noted that the country depends largely on the oil and gas sector for a greater percentage of its national income.
According to him, it is significant for NMI like those of every other nation to have a solid knowledge of the metrological control of the measurement system in the Oil and Gas industry in the overall interest of the economy.