Forte Upstream Services Certified ISO 9001:2015 For Quality Management Compliant By SON

From L-R: Mr. Julius B. Omodayo-Owotuga; Non-Executive Director - Forte Upstream Services Limited, Engr. Felix T. Nyado; Director - Management System Certification Department SON, represented the D.G SON, Mr. Doyin Ogun; Managing Director - Forte Upstream Services Limited and Mr. Jolomi James; Company Secretary - Forte Upstream Services Limited at the presentation of ISO Certificate by the SON in Lagos.
From L-R: Mr. Julius B. Omodayo-Owotuga; Non-Executive Director – Forte Upstream Services Limited, Engr. Felix T. Nyado; Director – Management System Certification Department SON, represented the D.G SON, Mr. Doyin Ogun; Managing Director – Forte Upstream Services Limited and Mr. Jolomi James; Company Secretary – Forte Upstream Services Limited at the presentation of ISO Certificate by the SON in Lagos.
Forte Upstream Services Limited has received the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system.

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) to the company on Thursday, 28th April 2022 at an event held at the Lagos State Civic Centre presented the certificate for the award which was issued based on the conformity of the company’s Quality Management System to the requirements of the standard ISO 9001:2015.

According to the SON the systems of Forte Upstream was subjected to rigorous certification assessment by auditors, after which the system was adjudged to have conformed to the requirements of the International Standards.

Speaking to Journalists Managing Director of Forte Upstream, Mr. Doyin Ogun said that the certification is a confirmation of his company’s effective quality management system, which has been tested by the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON).

“The audit process looked at the people, policies that we have, and looked at the system that we use to drive them, and put them to test. This essentially factors in what and how in terms of our policy implementation in order to reach quality levels for our stakeholders, current customers, internal stakeholders, and ultimately our potential customers.

“What we believe is that, when clients see the ISO certification, it means our system have gone through the right kind of tests. It gives us impetus to work with people that we would ordinarily have not been able to work with. It also gives us a better selection chance, when we go out there to look for partners”, he said.

He also added that the certification is now a standard for the company as it is imperative keep to the level by ensuring adequate feedback system with its clients and other stakeholders.”

The certification is in line with the companies drive to improve its processes, procedures, and quality delivery of its services and product.
Forte Upstream Services Limited (F.U.S.L) is a wholly-owned Nigerian oilfield services company, providing solutions over the years to the Nigerian energy sector. The company traces its origin to the early 90s, operating as Star-AP Joint Venture, which at that time was a joint venture between Star Oilfield Supplies Services Limited and the African Petroleum Plc.

The company later operated under the petroleum exploration and production companies. With the acquisition of AP Plc and subsequent change of ownership in 2013, the name was changed from AP Oilfield Services Limited to Forte Upstream Services Limited to reflect the new ownership by Forte Oil Plc.

Meanwhile, Gbonka Oil & Gas Limited have been championing the growth and development of the company after acquiring Forte Upstream Services Limited in 2013.

The ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Most organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.