Viper Innovations, a UK company, has appointed Royal Niger Emerging Technologies as a new distributor of its products.
Royal Niger Emerging Technologies, which is based in Port Harcourt, will be selling and supporting the company’s range of electrical integrity monitoring equipment, including the V-LIFE insulation resistance recovery product.
Jeremy Edwards, business manager at Viper Innovations together with Nikki Mann, service manager met with Royal Niger’s managing director, Anthony Okolo, to sign the official distributor contract in a ceremony at the Viper Innovations office in Aberdeen.
Viper Innovations’ managing director Neil Douglas said, “Viper Innovations has developed a range of leading edge technologies in the field of subsea electrical insulation monitoring and recovery. Our leading product V-LIFE now has over 70 successful installations worldwide, being used by many national and international oil companies. Our products are particularly applicable in Nigeria where we already have a number of our products installed. The appointment of Royal Niger will strengthen our in-country presence and provide the level of service which is commensurate with the high standards that our customers expect, as we extend the life of their subsea assets.”
Anthony Okolo, Royal Nigeria managing director added, “The unique ability of V-LIFE to recover the integrity of subsea circuits is already saving the oil industry millions of dollars by preventing the necessity to replace subsea umbilical cables. Royal Niger will also be selling and supporting Viper Innovation’s network integrity monitoring product V-IR and V-LIM an electrical line integrity monitoring module. Royal Niger will be delivering the company’s asset integrity management service, V-ASSURE, and the electrical power module V-SUPPLY. We will be helping our Nigerian customers optimize their operations by maximizing asset life while scoring an important point for Nigerian Content by domiciling capability in-country.”