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.
SNG currently operates a growing world class gas transmission and distribution network of over 138km in Nigeria. It operates several distribution systems including Agbara-Ota in Ogun state, the Aba Cluster in Abia State, and the Port Harcourt Cluster in Rivers State. The company is in a growth phase and recently increased its gas distribution capacity by over 150% ensuring its gas distribution networks are capable of distributing over 150 mmscf/d of dry processed gas to over 300 industrial customers. Today over a 100 industrial customers are already connected to these gas grids. SNG also has a strong relationship with virtual pipeline operators keen on developing compressed natural gas (CNG) and mini-LNG grids across all regions of Nigeria.
Our operations directly impact the local population through our direct social investments in education, road safety, and community health. The value chain we sustain improves internally generated revenues and creates thousands of jobs for Nigerians.
SNG has built a reputation for safety and credibility and is the only gas distribution company in Nigeria whose facility is ISO 14001:2015 certified.
Ralph Gbobo is the Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) and is responsible for leading the company and safely delivering its domestic gas growth aspirations. He is passionate about unlocking the domestic gas to energy value chain. His 21-year career in Shell has seen him move from the crude and products supply and trading development in the downstream to several other roles in the upstream, including Commercial Manager Crude Handling and Gas Integration Manager roles. Ralph holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering and an MBA.
He has a strong zeal for nurturing talent, and he manages a diverse team that aims to bridge the Nigerian energy gap. Ralph is a father of four boys/men and his interests include fishing, sailing, travelling and golf.
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Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) Limited has been supplying natural gas via pipelines to industrial customers within the Agbara/Ota axis, including the Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone (Ogun state), Aba industrial areas (Abia state) and Port Harcourt (Rivers State).