Baywood Continental Limited


BAYWOOD CONTINENTAL LIMITED (BCL) recently held a Multi-media Business Press Conference which was attended by representatives from the Print, electronic and social media.

Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe, President/CEO of the company described the event as an opportunity to share the company’s vision and business agenda with broad-ranging stakeholders within and outside Nigeria

Baywood Continental Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned integrated Oil & Gas Technical Service Company;  ISO 9001: 2008 Certified incorporated in 1989 as a Procurement Company. Key strategic and organisational decisions taken with respect to maximizing the available opportunities in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector enabled us to position the company to become a frontline player in the sector.

BCL as a major EPC company has corporate offices in Nigeria and Canada operating in segments and business portfolios in such areas as onshore/offshore large-diameter Pipeline design and Construction, Process Facilities Design and Construction, Storage Tank Construction, Upgrade and Rehabilitation, Onshore/Offshore Structures Fabrication, Installation, FPSO Operations & Maintenance as well as Oil and Gas Facilities Operations and Maintenance.

BCL has made massive investments in all key sectors of our operations in order to sharpen our competitive edge and re-enforce our leadership position in these areas. This is in line with our corporate mission to be the ‘’Provider of Energy Services that meet and exceed client expectations ALWAYS’’.

This we have been able to achieve by constantly evaluating the business dynamics to position the company for optimal growth whilst maintaining profitability with a staff strength of over 1000 comprising some of the most experienced and competent personnel in the industry. We have made significant investments in our human capital and will continuously seek to leverage the skills and competences of BCL staff in our pursuit of excellence in performance standards.

Over the years, our company has achieved a widely acclaimed track record for excellence in our project deliveries with a number of INDUSTRY FIRSTS.  BCL is the first to have engineered, designed and constructed the largest on-shore gas pipeline in Nigeria for TOTAL Exploration & Production. This project being BCLs’ flagship under OML 58 Upgrade  Obite-Ubeta-Rumuji (O.U.R)is a 42” X 46km gas pipeline a major artery supplying  gas  to ALAOJI power plant for power generation to the grid as well as gas supply to NLNG.

Additionally, BCL  is first to carry out RIVER CROSSING through HDD of the  largest bore pipe of 1km  crossing through SAMBRERO RIVER. It is a record setting feat in the Nigerian Oil Industry by an indigenous company. BCL has also demonstrated an impressive capacity in our project delivery records viz,

We have constantly supported our clients towards ensuring value- for- money audit in such areas as facility upgrade and construction enabling them to produce, process & export through the export terminals where we have held our own. These terminals include and not limited to

  • Escravos Terminal operated by Chevron
  • Forcados Terminal operated by SHELL
  • Bonny Terminal operated by SHELL
  • AKPO FPSO  Operated by TOTAL in deep water
  • Sea Eagle FPSO Operated by SHELL

Each of this terminals supports NNPC and her joint venture partners thereby ensuring that Nigeria’s production and export quotas are achieved in alignment with national economic objectives. This clearly shows that Baywood Continental Ltd is THE LEADER in the industry.

BCL is a proud foremost member of PETAN (Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria) and won the 2014 Industry Achievement Award. We provide service support for all the major International Oil Companies in Nigeria such as Shell, Total, Chevron and have won many industry-relevant awards in Technology and Safety. To date BCL has achieved over 30 million man-hours with an industry unparalleled ZERO FATALITY record while providing cost-effective and fit for purpose solutions for our Client’s projects in challenging onshore and offshore locations.

Baywood Continental Ltd fully acknowledges that operational, economic, environmental, public, and social issues are all integrally relevant to our immediate and future business objectives. BCL will therefore continue to design and implement a broad range of corporate social responsibility programmes focused on creating and sustaining values for stakeholders.

As a demonstration of our unwavering commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility we always strive to affect positively the lives of our host communities by providing employment, transportation, water supply and affordable health care such as in Escravos, Forcados, Bonny Island, Emuhuoa, Obite, Rumuji to mention but a few of our work locations. BCL also sponsored ‘’The Baywood Golf Tournament’’ at the Ikoyi Club to  promote health and wellness among Nigerians.

The future for Baywood Continental Ltd is extremely exciting and we are looking to upscale our operations especially, Marginal Fields, acquisition of matured Oil fields from Oil Majors and explore new frontiers in the Energy sector such as cluster power generation using abundant gas for upcoming new cities and towns. Baywood Continental Limited is re-branding to achieve a brand equity balance between current and projected profile of the company. We have developed the broad and specific elements of the company strategy to actualize this vision. Therefore, the BCL organizational brand is one to watch out for, we will be more active across the print, electronic and social media platforms within the nearest future.


Let me conclude by thanking the gentlemen of the media for their wonderful support for Baywood Continental Ltd over the years. We will continue to nurture the harmonious and mutually beneficial relationship between our company and the media now and into the future.


Thank you and God bless.

Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe

l-r :
Greg Ugwueze : GM Business Development
Ine Wiche : Company Secretary
Osita Ngwu : Chief Operating Officer
Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe : President & CEO
Gbenga X-adebija( MD of Ashton & Layton)
Regina Obanya ( Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser)