HH Industries Publications

Adoption of metal additive manufacturing in nnpc limited: current state and challenges

Al-Amin Barambu Umar, Muniru M. Mai, Devon Hagedorn-Hansen

Metal additive manufacturing has emerged as a promising technology with vast potential in the oil and gas industry. The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited recognizes the significance of this technology and has initiated efforts to adopt metal additive manufacturing within its operations. This paper aims to provide an overview of the current state of metal additive manufacturing in the NNPC and highlight the challenges faced during its adoption process. The study goes on further to suggest strategies and future directions to ensure successful company-wide and industry-wide adoption and acceptance.