Deep water (Briefing Note)

Unlocking Nigeria’s energy potential: Deep water. Read about SNEPCo's deep water activities and the Bonga field.

Bonga North West first oil

SNEPCo started oil production from the first well at the Bonga North West deep-water development on August 5, 2014. Read about First Oil produced from SNEPCo-Operated Bonga North West deep water project

Made in Nigeria - opens in new window

A deep-water project off Nigeria’s coast has brought much-needed jobs, training and business for local people. The Bonga project helped create the first generation of Nigerian oil and gas engineers with deep water experience and stimulated the growth of support industries. Watch Joey Uyanwuye, Project Manager for Bonga North West, explain more about the project.

Staying Safe for 4 million hours - opens in new window

How can a team safely deliver a project 120km off Nigeria’s coast and more than a kilometre below the ocean’s surface? Tersoo Gwaza, SNEPCo Safety and Environment Lead for Offshore Projects, takes us behind the scenes at the Bonga North West project. 

SNEPCO Leadership

Bayo Ojulari is the Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and General Manager Deepwater.

He has over 24 years of experience in Nigeria, Europe, and the Middle East in Process Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Development, Production Engineering and HSE management roles.

He is a member of a number of professional associations, among them the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Society of Petroleum, Engineers (SPE), where he is member of the Board of Trustees and was Nigeria Council Chairman in 1998/99.



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