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Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL) the operator of OML 30 has taken very definitive action to cushion the impact of the novel COVID-19 pandemic on its host communities.
Acting on behalf of the joint venture partners, NPDC and Shoreline Natural Resources Limited, the company donated food items and medical supplies to residents and health facilities across all 112 host communities in OML 30.
The items donated include bags of rice, infra-red temperature gauges, hand sanitizers, face masks and hand gloves.
In addition, the company is sponsoring a COVID-19 sensitization message on local radio stations to advise the residents of the communities about staying safe.
Speaking at the presentation of the donations at Ughelli, Delta State, the company’s Head of Community Relation, Mr. Sylvester Okoh said that the action of the company is guided by its commitment to its host communities and to support the efforts of the state government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thanking the company for its efforts, the Delta State Governor who was represented by the State Commissioner for Oil & Gas, Prince Emma Amgbaduba, commended the efforts of the company and applauded the initiative to sponsor the sensitization messages within the state.
Also speaking at the event, the Chairman of the OML 30 Community Development Board, Honourable Morris Idiovwa commended the company for coming forward to support the community despite the huge drop in the price of oil which will certainly have an impact on the company’s fortunes.