SPDC honours Olympic and world athletics medalist Blessing Okagbare

Oct 28, 2013

In support of sport development in Nigeria, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) honoured Olympic and world athletics medalist Blessing Okagbare at a dinner in Lagos hosted by MD SPDC and Country Chair Shell Companies in Nigeria, Mutiu Sunmonu. 

SPDC lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

Oct 18, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) lifted the force majeure on Bonny Light exports effective noon today (October 18) following repair of recent spill points on the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP). The force majeure was declared on October 10 as a result of production deferment from the spills which were recorded on the 24-inch line of the TNP at B-Dere and Nonwa-Tai.

TNP reopens after crude theft fire

Oct 16, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) today (October 16) reopened the 28-inch line of the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) today (October 16) after repairs have been completed following the earlier reported fire at Patrick Waterside in Bodo, which a joint investigation team has confirmed was due to a hacksaw cut by unknown persons.

Fire reported on TNP right of way as SPDC tackles oil spills

Oct 14, 2013

A fire outbreak was reported today (October 14) within the SPDC JV right-of-way at Patrick Waterside, Bodo, Ogoniland  and close to the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP), even as investigations and repair work continue on last week’s spills in the area.

SPDC raises alarm over increased crude oil theft

Oct 11, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has again raised alarm on the increasing trend of crude oil theft which has caused repeated closures of two key pipelines this year, resulting in deferment of up to 300,000 barrels of oil per day.

Shell Companies in Nigeria win award for education support

Sep 26, 2013

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) emerged “Best Company in Education” at the annual Social Enterprise Report and Awards (SERAs) ceremony held in Lagos on September 21, the third time they are being recognised for a social investment programme on that platform.

Shell Companies in Nigeria set safety record

Sep 9, 2013

Shell Companies in Nigeria have worked 10 months without lost-time injury, surpassing the previous Shell best set in the Pearl Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) project in Qatar in 2010.

SPDC JV debunks false claims on TNP oil spill and fire

Jul 5, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture has restated its determination to continue to operate safely and in an environmentally friendly manner, even as it decried the sabotage and crude oil theft activities that led to the recent fire and explosion on the 28” Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP).

SPDC raises alarm over rising crude oil theft spills in Adibawa field

Jul 2, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture recorded eight crude oil theft and sabotage related spill incidents in Adibawa field in Eastern Niger Delta between January and June this year. Nearly 500 barrels of oil were spilled into the environment from these incidents.

Investigation underway into fire on TNP

Jun 24, 2013

A joint team is due to conduct an investigation tomorrow into the cause of the June 19 explosion and fire on the 28” Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP), after SPDC shut the facility resulting in a deferment of 150,000 barrels per day.

SPDC sets out its future intent for Nigeria

Jun 21, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) as operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/SPDC joint venture (SPDC JV) today announced that the SPDC JV has taken final investment decisions for the Trans Niger Pipeline loop-line (TNPL) and the Gbaran-Ubie Phase Two projects, both in Nigeria’s eastern Niger Delta. 

SPDC shuts TNP due to fire at crude theft point

Jun 20, 2013

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria ltd (SPDC) joint venture shut the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) yesterday (19th June) following an explosion and fire at a crude theft point on the 28” section of the facility at Bodo West in Ogoni land.

SPDC declares force majeure on Bonny Light

Mar 5, 2013

SPDC declared force majeure on Bonny Light offtake programme effective 16:00hrs (Nigerian time) today, 5th March following the shutdown of Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL) after a leak was observed on Sunday (3rd March). 

Dutch court dismisses FoE claims on oil spills

Jan 30, 2013

The District Court of The Hague (The Netherlands) today (30th January) ruled that the four oil spills at Oruma, Goi and Ikot Ada Udo between 2004 and 2007 which have been the subject of a litigation, were caused by sabotage. Furthermore, the court ruled that Royal Dutch Shell plc is not liable and dismissed all claims of Friends of the Earth (Milieudefensie).

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