JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Puma Energy, the global mid and downstream energy company, is pleased to announce the delivery of its first cargo of bitumen to its terminal located in Calabar, South East, Nigeria under a joint venture with WABECO Petroleum Ltd, registered as P.E. Bitumen Resources (Nigeria) Limited. The cargo was delivered by MT Acacia Rubra, which completed discharge in the early hours of 5th September, 2016.
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The delivery comes at a critical time to assist the Nigerian Government's effort in rebuilding its road infrastructure which is a catalyst for the country's economic development.
Puma Energy has the world's largest system of bitumen ships and terminals and we offer customers globally a wide range of products that meet local specification requirements at a competitive price. Puma Energy is helping to deliver new and safer roads in many countries around the world by assisting governments, highway agencies and construction companies in sourcing and supplying the bitumen they need for major construction works.
Olof Klintholm, Puma Energy's Global Head of Bitumen said, "This is a very important milestone for Puma Energy Bitumen. Nigeria is a key focus market for us as we keep building our global presence and it shows we can deliver bitumen on specification and on time anywhere across the world."
Puma Energy looks forward to working with construction companies in delivering high quality bitumen to their projects around Nigeria.
For further information visit: http://www.pumaenergy.com
SOURCE Puma Energy