“The reason why I called you this time is that I am ready to be tested again! I will pass this time!”
After hearing this, Mr. Murik was relieved. He was afraid that Saul would never recover from this fall, but he did not expect Saul to recover so quickly.
“Okay, then I’ll arrange for someone to come and do the test for you.” Mr. Murik quickly told Osmond the news, and he seemed a little impatient when he heard it.
”It’s not that I don’t agree, but come and see for yourself, Mr. Murik. The list has expanded to include dozens of oil fields. We should always follow the first come, first served rule, right?”
The reason why Osmond did not want to go was, of course, he wanted keep buying time.
He was following Miss Dora’s orders, and once these oil fields were targeted, he would be unwilling to give them a chance to make a comeback again. Thus, Osmond naturally wanted to delay as long as he could.
However, Osmond did not know that Mr. Murik had a very good relationship with Saul.
At this time, Mr. Murik spoke.
”Um… Professor Osmond, please do it for my sake. Help my friend. He lost a lot from the failure last time.”
Osmond knew he would be exposed if he continued speaking when he saw how persistent Mr. Murik was. Hence, Osmond nodded immediately.
“Okay then, but I have to go later. I will test the people on the list one by one during the day, and I will go to Mr. Jefferson’s place in the evening.”
“No problem, it’s a deal then!”
When Osmond agreed, Mr. Murik was ecstatic. He immediately relayed the news to Saul, who thanked him too.
Osmond had been busy for about seven or eight hours during the day and tested a total of 21 companies that came to him. In the end, Osmond had issued a total of about seven certificates. The rest were all unqualified, and they had to go back to stop work and production so they could rectify themselves.
This was what Dora wanted to see.
By that afternoon, the news that only one-third of the companies passed the test had spread like wildfire. Many oil companies that had not yet gotten in line were retreating at this time. They were afraid that even if they got in line early, it would be a nightmare for them if they failed the test.
When all the oil companies were panicking, Osmond finished all the work and re-reported the latest news to Dora.
“Miss Dora, I have taken down 70% of all the oil companies in Bashra that signed up for the test. Once the time is right, they will be all yours!”
Dora was smiling from ear to ear. She did not expect the victory to come so suddenly and easily.
“Osmond, l was right about you. Have an early rest today and your rewards will be doubled once you succeed.”
At this time, Osmond also knew to ask for credit, so he pretended to add casually.
“Sigh, I want to go to rest too, but I can’t. What do you mean by that?”
“Mr. Murik told me that Saul was ready for a second test and insisted that I go there tonight. I couldn’t argue with him, so I had no choice but to agree.”
It sounded normal, but Dora was keenly aware that something was wrong.
“Since you have already agreed, it will be suspicious if you change your mind again. But it seems a little abnormal for Saul to ask you to go again so soon. Alright, you need to go and if you sense anything fishy, let me know immediately!”