Penspen, a leading provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry, announced mid-December that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Crestech Engineering, a Nigerian engineering firm, Oil Review Africa reported.

The partnership will enable the two businesses to provide engineering, project management and asset integrity services and operation and maintenance services for oil, gas and energy assets in Nigeria, informed Offshore Engineer.

Crestech’s Managing Director, Peter Tabiowo, said: “The skill sets of the two companies are very complimentary. Penspen can offer services across an entire project lifecycle. Crestech, meanwhile, have excellent local market knowledge and experience.”

Penspen has been active in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1972 and carried out a number of strategic projects in Nigeria including the Escravos – Lagos Gas Transmission System and Nigeria’s National Petroleum Products Pipelines and Depots. Over the past 12 months, Penspen has been working on a number of vital regional projects including the West Africa Gas System project for ECOWAS.

Crestech currently offers engineering and project management services to oil and gas companies and other energy assets across Nigeria and West Africa.