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2016 News Releases
Ogun communities celebrate Shell Nigeria Gas for schools' upgrade
People of Ewupe, Isorosi and Ijaliye communities in Ota, Ogun State rolled out the drums in a fanfare on Tuesday at the opening of multimillion naira new school facilities donated by Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) the downstream subsidiary of Shell in Nigeria.
SPDC awards full scholarships to new batch of 60 Niger Delta students
A new batch of 60 children from the Niger Delta has been awarded the special secondary school scholarship of The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture, Cradle to Career covering tuition and all other bills for six years in four of the topmost private secondary schools in Port Harcourt.
SPDC JV trains more youths on power plant operations
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) operated Joint Venture has trained 15 engineering graduates from host communities of the Afam VI Power Plant at Oyigbo in Rivers State on the operation and maintenance of combined cycle power plants. They are the second set of 30 graduates from the host communities to benefit from the initiative which incorporates training sessions in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
SPDC implements 2nd LiveWIRE programme for Ogoni youths
Youths in Ogoni land are being offered another chance to start their own businesses in the second LiveWIRE programme to be implemented by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Operated Joint Venture. This follows the training of 105 Ogoni youths in the first tranche in 2014/2015. Already, more than 100 youths from the four local government areas in Ogoni -- Khana, Gokana, Tai and Eleme -- have submitted business ideas for the 2016 edition in response to newspaper advertisements.
SNEPCo breaks new ground with in-country Subsea Tree refurbishment project
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) achieved significant savings in the cost of subsea equipment through an initiative which has seen the refurbishment of five Subsea Trees in-country led by Nigerian engineers.
Shell emerges Best Exhibitor at 2016 SPE conference
Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCIN) have emerged Best Exhibitor at the 2016 Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE) of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) which was held in Lagos August 2 -4.
FG, SNEPCo explore health partnership opportunities
The Federal Ministry of Health and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) are exploring partnership opportunities in healthcare delivery. At a just-concluded Health Concepts Validation Exercise organised by SNEPCo in Lagos, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole identified potential areas of collaboration in the delivery of primary and secondary healthcare
Lagos links up with London as pelé unveils unique player-powered energy challenge
The Shell-installed kinetic football pitch at the Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka, Lagos was in the spotlight again today (June 30, 2016) as football legend Pelé teamed up with Shell to bring together Africa and Europe in a first of its kind player-powered energy game; Pelé’s Energy Challenge.
Nigeria tops Shell Group spend on social investments
Shell Companies in Nigeria spent a total of $195.5 million on social investments in the country in 2015, making Nigeria the largest concentration of social investment spending in the Shell Group.
Excel boys of Port Harcourt lift 18th NNPC/Shell Cup…Kelvin Amadi & Joseph Ejeh for Netherlands.
In a classy display of skills and talent, the golden boys of Excel Education Centre, Port Harcourt on Thursday clinched the 18th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup with a 3:2 victory over their counterparts from Fosla Academy, Abuja.
UNEP Report Implementation
We are encouraged by the positive and constructive response from representatives of the communities, NGOs and civil society during recent stakeholder engagements initiated by the Minister. These and other engagements and consultations are in recognition of the Federal Government’s role as lead multi-stakeholder coordinator to implement the UNEP Report’s recommendations.
Shell launches Nigeria campaign on energy efficiency
Shell launches a major public service campaign in Nigeria on Tuesday, 31st May 2016, as part of a global effort to encourage debate on how a rapidly expanding world population can meet its energy needs.
SPDC JV endows Professorial Chair in Automobile Engineering in Nigeria
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, (FUPRE) Effurun, Delta State is the proud host of the latest Professorial Chair that has been established by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) operated Joint Venture in support of learning and research in Nigerian universities.
NNPC, SNEPCo celebrate musical talents in Lagos
The choir of the Muritala Mohammed Airport Secondary School, Ikeja – Lagos has won the just concluded 14th edition of the all Lagos secondary schools choral competition sponsored by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo).
PETAN commends Shell’s leadership in Nigerian content …as new executive visits SNEPCo MD
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.
SPDC increases gas production in Eastern Niger Delta
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.
Environment minister harps on partnership as Shell, Imani deliver new estate in Abuja
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).
SPDC boosts subsurface studies at University of Ibadan
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.