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Nigeria: Potential, Growth and Challenges - opens in new window

Modern day Nigeria came into being in 1914. One hundred years later it is established as a political and economic giant of Africa and is emerging as an exciting growth story on a global level. With a population of about 167 million...

Shell interests in Nigeria - opens in new window

The Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) have played a pioneering role in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry throughout its history. Nigeria’s first commercial oil exports were from the Oloibiri field operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) in the Niger Delta in 1958...

Economic contribution - opens in new window

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) are major contributors to the Nigerian economy. Their largest contributions are through the taxes and royalties they pay, the government’s participation in operations and the energy they produce...

Unlocking Nigeria's Energy Potential: Gas - opens in new window

In 2010, the government launched the Power Road Map with a target to increase power generation to 40 GW by 2020. Also in 2011 the government launched the Gas Revolution agenda which seeks to establish Nigeria as a regional hub ...

Unlocking Nigeria's Energy Potential: Deep Water - opens in new window

Shell’s main offshore activities in Nigeria are carried out by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo), a 100% Shell-owned company. SNEPCo was formed in 1993 to develop Nigeria’s deep water oil and gas resources...

Developing Nigerian skills, talent and capacity - opens in new window

At the Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN), developing the local skills, talent and contracting capacity on which our industry depends starts with our own people. SCiN’s two largest companies – The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) - together employ over 4,000 people, almost 95% of whom are Nigerians...

Improving lives in the Niger Delta - opens in new window

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) are committed to addressing social and developmental challenges affecting the communities in which they operate. As a statutory obligation, SCiN contributed around $180 million to the Niger Delta ...

Oil Theft, Sabotage and Spills - opens in new window

Crude oil theft, sabotage and illegal refining are the main source of pollution in the Niger Delta today. In 2013 the Nigerian government estimated crude oil theft and associated deferred production at over 300,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd)...

The UNEP report - opens in new window

On 4 August 2011 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) published its Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland, a study of oil pollution in the Ogoniland region of Rivers State in the eastern Niger Delta...

Gas Flaring - opens in new window

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has delivered substantial reductions in gas flaring over the last decade and is committed to reducing it further...