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SPDC JV’s Afam VI delivers 20million MWh electricity into national grid…creates over 150 jobs


Lagos, June 28, 2015 – Shell Nigeria’s Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has delivered over 20million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid between its inauguration in 2008 and June 2015, thereby consolidating its position as a leading contributor to the country’s grid generation.

SPDC boosts healthcare in Niger Delta, trains 300 midwives in six states


Healthcare delivery in six Niger Delta states looks set for the upswing with the training of 300 midwives that will support government’s effort in getting more skilled health workers to rural communities.

Shell, Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation train 60 Niger Delta artists


Some 60 young artists from six states in the Niger Delta have graduated from a two-week “Art of the Delta” workshop designed to improve their skills and boost opportunities for self-employment.

New Shell MD, Osagie, steps in …Mutiu bows out after 36 years of service


A new Managing Director for Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has assumed office succeeding Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu who retired on Saturday after 36 years of service. Osagie’s appointment had been announced in January while he was serving as a Senior Advisor in Shell’s Upstream International Operated business in The Hague, Netherlands.

Shell restates commitment to Bonga South West/Aparo project


The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has restated its commitment to the implementation of the SNEPCO-operated Bonga South West/Aparo (BSWA) project, denying recent reports that it has stopped the development due to the slump in oil price.