RPS Group, a UK-based company that provides professional services, has been commissioned to carry out a crucial part of the environmental studies for the Morocco-Nigeria gas pipeline project.
The British group has won a contract to contribute to the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project on behalf of the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines (ONHYM) and the Nigerian National Oil Corporation (NNPC). The task involves measuring the weather and ocean conditions at sea along the proposed route for the gas pipeline for a duration of one year. The company will deploy its MetOcean teams, providing support from RPS’s new MetOcean workshop in Newbury, United Kingdom.
RPS Group is a British enterprise that offers services to clients in the public and private sectors. Its segments include energy, UK and Ireland consultancy, UK and Netherlands services, Norway, North America, and Australia Asia-Pacific. The group offers a range of services, including project and program management, design and development, water services, environmental services, consultancy and management advice, exploration and development, planning and approvals, health, safety, and risk, oceans and coastal areas, laboratories, training and communication, creative and digital services. It defines, designs, and manages projects and employs over 5000 people worldwide.
According to King Mohammed VI, the Morocco-Nigeria gas pipeline project, launched in 2016, is “a plan for peace, African economic integration, and co-development for current and future generations.” The 5000 km long gas pipeline will serve African countries and Europe via the Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline.