Oil firm, Heritage announces 800 scholarships for OML 30 hosts in N/Delta


The Evangelist edition, August 17, 2022. By Arodiegwu Eziukwu

Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL), on Thursday announced the commencement of the OML 30 Scholarship intake process for 800vindigenes of its host communities in the Niger Delta.
HEOSL is the operator of the OML 30 joint venture between NNPC Exploration and Production Limited and Shoreline Natural Resources Limited (SNRL)
According to the oil firm,the scholarship process will run from August 19 till November 19, 2022 across the 112 communities for secondary and university applicants for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Mr Sola Adebawo HOESL’s General Manager Government, Joint Venture and External Relations in a statement, said that about 800 scholars will benefit from this year’s batch of the scholarship initiative. Adebawo noted that since inception in 2012, the OML 30 scholarship scheme has supported over 4,300 scholars from the 112 host communities ensuring access to quality education in secondary schools and universities.

He noted that the scholarship initiative is in line with the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal (SDG-4) on education.
According to the statement, the Chief Executive Officer of HEOSL, Mr Ado Oseragbaje, says the company and its Joint Venture partners consider education as critical to national development.

“This is why we are committed to supporting educational development in the communities neighbouring our operations as well as in Delta State in general”, the oil firm said.
Adebawo explained that the OML 30 scholarship scheme is one of the social obligation initiatives by HEOSL in its areas of operation.
It stated that the company’s social performance efforts are targeted at the thematic areas of education, health and economic empowerment.

Our Correspindent reports that HEOSL is a subsidiary of Heritage Oil Limited, a Jersey based independent oil and gas exploration and production company and equity owner in SNRL.


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