Nigeria Briefing Notes

The Nigeria Briefing Notes provide an overview of the activities of several Nigerian companies owned by Shell or in which Shell has an interest. They offer insight into our business ambitions, how we are contributing to communities and the actions we are taking to prevent and clean up oil spills.
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We do more than just keep our own people safe

Health for SPDC is about what we do inside the fence and outside the fence. We continue to bring valuable health support to our people and to the people in our communities. Discover more in the Briefing Notes (also available as download).

Because we C.A.R.E.

At Shell we are making a difference and empowering lives in our communities, because we care.

Shell emerges best in Technology and Innovation at Nigeria Petroleum Summit

The in-country Subsea Tree Refurbishment feat by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), drew a deafening applause on Monday night as it earned Shell Companies in Nigeria the Best Performing International Company in Technology and Innovation at the awards night of the maiden edition of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja.

Shell rewards energy entrepreneurs at Accelerator event

Ngozi Deborah Atalor, a Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE entrepreneur has emerged winner of the pitching competition for young Nigerian entrepreneurs in alternative energy business as part of the #makethefuture Accelerator event held in Port Harcourt, taking home N1million prize money to boost her business.

Our businesses in Nigeria

SPDC – The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria joint venture (SPDC JV) focuses on oil and gas production in the Niger Delta. The joint venture has the largest acreage in the country and operates a leased area of 31,000 square kilometres. It produces more than half a million barrels of oil per day on average with additional capacity to produce more.

SNEPCo - Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) pioneered deep-water oil and gas production from the Bonga field in the Gulf of Guinea where depths reach more than 1,000 metres. When Bonga began production in 2005, it increased Nigeria’s oil production capacity by 10%. Today, nearly one-third of Nigeria’s deep-water production comes from the Bonga and Erha fields.

Shell Energy Nigeria

As the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria’s demand for reliable energy is growing quickly. Shell Energy Nigeria is expanding operations as a natural gas marketing and sales business in Nigeria to meet the growing energy needs of business customers. Building on Shell’s presence in Nigeria, we are excited about developing new gas distribution solutions and delivering competitive and reliable energy for power generation and industrial use across the country.

NLNG – Nigeria LNG Limited

NLNG accounts for about 7% of the world’s total LNG production and is a joint venture between four natural gas suppliers: NNPC (49%), Shell (25.6%), and subsidiaries of Total (15%) and ENI (10.4%). NLNG processes and exports liquefied natural gas (LNG) and Shell provides technical services to NLNG with approximately 20 staff members seconded to support operations.

Shell Energy Nigeria

Shell Energy Nigeria

Shell Energy Nigeria is growing Shell‘s presence as a natural gas marketing and sales business in Nigeria. It builds on the success of Shell Nigeria Gas which has delivered natural gas to customers in Nigeria since 1998, operating safely, compliantly and reliably.

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Latest news from shell Nigeria

Shell Inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme

Energy company, Shell, has inaugurated the second and final phase of its comprehensive health care projects for Oloibiri and other communities in Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.

Petroleum varsity gets ICT centre donation from NNPC, SNEPCo

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), on Wednesday, inaugurated a state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, in Delta State. The 100-seater facility was built and equipped by the NNPC-SNEPCo partnership to promote research, teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

SPDC JV opens animation academy for Niger Delta youths

ENERGY company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC joint venture, has opened an animation academy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for practical training of youths in 3D animation, look development and visual effects.

Shell emerges leading tax compliant company

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has named Shell as a “leading tax compliant organisation in Nigeria for 2021.”

Our Social Investments in Nigeria

Scholarships and Education Programmes

Shell’s support for educational development involves assisting host communities to provide sustainable and qualitative education that ultimately reaches all the people.

Shell LiveWIRE

Each year Shell helps thousands of young people to start-up their businesses, develop their skills, and boost their contacts through Shell LiveWIRE.

Youth Skills Development

Our intervention strategy for developing youths in our host communities is aimed primarily at equipping the youths with appropriate skills necessary for creating employment opportunities and places emphasis on self-reliance and entrepreneurship.