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 pays Nigerian govt, agencies $6.397bn …pledges greater corporate transparency

Over $6.397 billion was paid to the Nigerian government and its agencies in 2018 by Shell exploration and production companies in Nigeria comprising The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo). The payment represents a 48 per cent increase over payments by the companies to Nigerian government in 2017 which was $4.322 billion.

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.

SNG – Shell Nigeria Gas

SNG is the only wholly-owned gas distribution subsidiary of an international oil company in Nigeria and is at the forefront of providing domestic gas to industrial customers and manufacturing plants. SNG markets gas within Nigeria as a more reliable and affordable alternative to liquid fuels and its gas is used by local manufacturers to make household consumables, utensils and hardware.

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 Nigeria Gas Ltd (SNG)

Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd (SNG)

Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd is a fully owned Shell company incorporated in 1998 for the downstream distribution of gas to industries in Nigeria. Its mission is to provide manufacturing and industrial customers with a clean, reliable, low-cost alternative to liquid fuel, and to assist in building a stronger Nigerian economy.

Discover more about Shell Nigeria Gas

Latest news from shell Nigeria

Shell Trains 40 imo Youths for Assah North-Ohaji South Gas Project

LEADING energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has commenced a one-year professional and vocational training for 40 youths from the SPDC Joint Venture host communities of the Assa North and Ohaji South gas project in Imo State.

Shell donates multimillion dollar projects to Maritime University

Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has described the phase one of infrastructure projects donated to the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State by The Shell Petroleum Deveopment Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture partners as a great enhancer of learning and research.

SNEPCo, NNPC build paediatric ward, lab in Bauchi

The Jama’Are Local Government Area in Bauchi State, in the embattled North East of Nigeria, has taken delivery of a newly built and well-equipped 10-bedspace paediatrics ward, medical laboratory, with water facilities and water treatment plant powered by a10Kva solar system.

Shell LiveWIRE beneficiaries get N48m grant

117 young entrepreneurs from the Niger Delta have graduated from the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme and have been awarded a N48m grant to either establish or expand their businesses. This brings to 7,913 the total number of beneficiaries of the youth enterprise development programme since inception in 2003.

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.