Moved by Nigeria’s Commitment to Ease of Doing Business, 50 Norwegian Firms Keen to Invest in Country’s Oil and Gas Sector

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The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Kjemprud Jens-Petter, has revealed that more Norwegian companies are showing interest to do business in Nigeria, following the improving Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in Nigeria report.

Jens-Petter said in Lagos that if the Nigerian Government sustains its ongoing commitment to creating the right investment environment more foreign businesses will come to Nigeria.

“We are extremely pleased with President Buhari’s ongoing emphasis on the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria initiative.

“More Norwegian companies have started indicating investment interest in Nigeria.

“The Norwegian oil company, Statoils stands ready to make huge investments in the Nnwa Doro Gas field.

“Also about 50 other Norwegian companies are ready to consider further activities in the offshore oil and gas sector.’’

The envoy said that the Norwegian companies had also indicated interest in the development of Nigeria’s hydro, solar, wind and wave power projects.

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