Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc is a Nigeria-based company active in the maritime industry. It is principally engaged in rendering marine services, dredging, chartering of offshore vessels, provision of upstream oil and gas operations, as well as road transport and logistics. The Company operates through several subsidiaries and affiliate companies, including Japaul Mines and Products Limited, engaged in the production of granite aggregates; as well as Japaul Electro-Mechanical LLC, UAE, Japaul Oil & Maritime Services FZE, UAE and Japaul LLC, Maryland USA.
Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc was first incorporated in 1994 as a private limited liability company with an authorized and paid up Share Capital of N1,000,000 divided into 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares of N1 each. The company commenced active business operations in 1997. Its first Head Office was located at Plot 39 Eastern Bypass, Port Harcourt (now the office of one of its subsidiaries), while the new Head Office is presently at Plot 8, Dr. Nurudeen Olowopopo Avenue, CBD, Alausa, Ikeja, which was officially commissioned on July 2011.
Developing rapidly under the management of competent and prudent hands and becoming a household name for quality, Japaul Group underwent a major and necessary re-structuring recently, positioning it to be the first indigenous upstream service company raising a sum of N1.3 billion through its initial public offer in 2005 and N20 billion through public offer in 2007.
Having become Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc; the company has over 25,000 Nigerians as its shareholders with their resounding confidence reposed in the company and its management.
We have acquired valuable experiences during our various operations in the environmentally sensitive Niger Delta. Based on our excellent health, safety and environmental management policy rigorously pursued to attain hitch-free operations, we are bold to say that we have consistently maintained a good record. Similarly, we have been discharging our corporate social responsibilities as required.