The oil and gas industry and other sectors of the nations economy are currently in need of indigenous experts, who specialize in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). With only eight in-country level three NDT practitioners, foreign exchange conservation as well as reduction of expatriates, particularly from India and China into Nigeria’s petroleum sector could remain elusive if government and stakeholders failed to act proactively. Nondestructive testing (NDT) is regarded as an analysis techniques used in science and technology to evaluate the properties of a material.
In the oil and gas sector, assets such as refineries, pipelines, floating or fixed platforms, drilling rigs, tanks, vessels, heat exchangers or other equipment require the most advanced integrated NDT solutions, particularly because of the complexity of assets within the oil and gas industry, and the growing need for improved safety, increased uptime, reduced environmental impact, lower production costs and higher Return on Investment.
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