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The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), a foremost association of indigenous service companies has commended the pioneering role of Shell in the development of Nigerian content in the oil industry.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture is producing more gas from Agbada field in the Eastern Niger Delta in support of government’s aspiration of increasing domestic gas production for manufacturing and power generation. Some 10 million standard cubic feet of non-associated gas per day (MMscf/d) was produced from the Agbada Early Gas Production Facility (EGPF), into the eastern domestic gas network on March 8, 2016 and has already ramped up to 20MMscf/d of gas, with 1,500 barrels per day of oil.
The Minister of the Environment, Hajia Amina Mohammed, on Monday described partnerships as a thrust of the President Mohammed Buhari administration. The minister spoke at the inauguration of the Imani-Shell Estate Phase 2 located in Maitama District of Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The University of Ibadan now has an ultra-modern subsurface research centre that will boost the development of top rate manpower for the nation’s oil and gas industry, thanks to a donation by The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) operated Joint Venture. The centre has 15 fully-networked workstations, a high-end server complete with internet facilities and a standby 45-Kva generator among other facilities.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) declared force majeure on Forcados liftings effective 1500hrs (Nigerian time) February 21 2016, following the disruption in production caused by the spill on the Forcados Terminal subsea crude export pipeline.