Update on SNEPCo response to Bonga oil leak: Journalists to visit area today

Dec 26, 2011

Lagos, Nigeria, December 26, 2011 – A group of international and Nigerian journalists will today fly to an area off the coast of Nigeria to see for themselves how the oil that leaked from SNEPCo’s Bonga facility has largely dispersed. This follows an overflight by Nigeria’s Minister for the Environment and the Director General of NOSDRA on Saturday 24 December.

Shell sells stakes in Nigerian oil leases

Dec 1, 2011

On November 30, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), completed the assignment of its 30% interest in two oil mining leases and related facilities in the Niger Delta. Total cash proceeds for SPDC amount to some US$488 million.

SPDC spent N9 billion on community development in Niger Delta in 2010

Nov 21, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) spent N9.0 billion on community development projects in Niger Delta in 2010, Managing Director Mutiu Sunmonu disclosed at a Sustainable Development exhibition in Abuja on Nov. 3, 2011. “This is one of the biggest corporate social responsibility portfolios operated by a private company in Sub-Saharan Africa, and it shows that we care for the wellbeing of the communities in which we do business.”

More sabotage spills in Niger Delta since SPDC shut down Imo River production

Nov 1, 2011

There have been 10 additional oil bunkering incidents in the Eastern Niger Delta since The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) shut down production from Imo River on the 28th of August this year, following an upsurge of sabotage activities which have severely impacted the environment. Some of the latest incidents are on the Okordia – Rumuekpe trunk line, Imo River – Ogale trunk line and Buguma – Alakiri trunk line. Four separate incidents were reported on sections of the Obigbo North delivery line at Komkom and Ogale.

SPDC orders N7.8bln worth of line pipes from Nigerian company

Oct 31, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has awarded a contract for line pipes worth over N7.8bln to S. C. C. Nigeria Ltd (SCC), in one of the biggest efforts by an IOC to encourage in-country manufacture of the key pipeline making material.

SPDC declares force majeure on Forcados export programme

Oct 10, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has declared force majeure on its Forcados export programme for October, November and December 2011 as a result of production shutdown due to a sabotage leak on Trans Forcados Pipeline. The declaration took effect from noon today (October 10).

Utorogu Gas Plant resumes operations

Aug 26, 2011

SPDC today (August 26) reopened Utorogu Gas Plant was after shutting it down two days ago following a leak on the Utorogu – UPS trunkline.

Pipeline leak forces shutdown of Utorogu Gas Plant

Aug 25, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture last night (August 24) shut down Utorogu Gas Plant following a leak on the Utorogu – UPS trunkline in Western Niger Delta.

SPDC Restates commitment to Nigeria in divestment exercise

Jul 22, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has said divestment of its equity from some oil blocs in the Niger Delta is compliant with its contractual rights and regulatory frameworks which guide the oil industry in Nigeria.

SPDC seeks dialogue with Kolo Creek communities

Jul 14, 2011

Some youths from four communities in Kolo Creek – Imiringi, Elebele, Otuasega and Oruma – today (July 14) protested at SPDC JV’s Kolo Creek field logistics base, about not being supplied with electricity from company facilities.

SPDC Presents Award to NNPC/Shell CUP 2011 Champions, GSS Owerri

Jun 22, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, sponsors of the NNPC/Shell Cup competition, made a formal presentation of the first prize award to Government Secondary School, Owerri, the 2011 Champions of the competition, at a brief ceremony at the Imo State Ministry of Education on June 22, 2011. 

SPDC Declares Force Majeure Over Multiple Trans Niger Pipeline Fires

Jun 13, 2011

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has declared Force Majeure on Bonny Light loadings for June and July 2011. The declaration is as a result of production cutbacks caused by leaks and fires which occurred last week on the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP).

Production Resumes at Bonga After Maintenance Work

Apr 14, 2011

The maintenance works, which commenced on February 28 this year, were executed safely and within schedule. Production will be gradually ramped up over the coming weeks

Bonga has the capacity to produce more than 200 kb/d of oil and 150 million scf/d of gas.

SNEPCO Commences Maintenance work at Bonga

Mar 2, 2011

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) on February 28, 2011 commenced maintenance work at the Bonga Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility.

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