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SNEPCo harps on safety ahead of Bonga Turnaround Maintenance…provides free medical eyecare to 2000 Lagosians

Sep 18, 2022

Nigeria’s premier deep-water oil and gas exploration and production company, Shell Nigeria Exploration, and production Company Limited (SNEPCo), says the scheduled turnaround maintenance of its offshore Bonga asset would be defined by safety as top priority.

Shell’s Bonga best in class – NAPIMS

Sep 01, 2022

The National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) has described the deep-water operations of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) as best in class.

184 NNPC/Shell Cradle-to-Career beneficiaries migrated to varsity scholarship

Jul 29, 2022

A total of 184 beneficiaries of the NNPC/Shell Cradle-to-Career scholarship for secondary school students have been migrated to the SPDC JV university scholarship programme in the last five years, Shell’s Head of Corporate Relations for Nigeria, Igo Weli, has said, adding that the beneficiaries are all from the company’s areas of operations in the Niger Delta.

Shell MD, Okunbor, wins Prestigious Industry Lifetime Award

Jul 14, 2022

The Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has been named the sole recipient of the H. E. Dr Alirio Parra Lifetime Achievement Award in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry for 2022.

Bayelsa Govt seeks more investments by SPDC

Jul 12, 2022

Bayelsa State Government has called for better collaboration with The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) to enable more investments in the state, and to give more value to people of Bayelsa.

Statement by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC and Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria

Jun 30, 2022

The following is a statement by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC and Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria on recent media reporting on the Supreme Court of Nigeria Torchi proceedings: 

Dons recommit to national technological aspirations

Jun 09, 2022

Six senior lecturers occupying academic chairs endowed in Nigerian universities by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), have reiterated their commitment to strategies that would enhance collaboration between the international oil company and the academia to meet Nigeria’s technological aspirations.

Shell Inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme

May 22, 2022

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

Apr 20, 2022

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

Apr 13, 2022

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

Apr 05, 2022

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

Shell’s gas to power Nigeria’s biggest fertiliser company

Mar 02, 2022

Leading energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture partners – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC), Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) – on Wednesday signed an agreement for a daily supply of 70 million standard cubic feet of gas to Dangote Fertiliser Company to boost production and for local and export purposes.

TETFund rewards Shell’s consistent support for tertiary education

Dec 23, 2021

Nigeria’s Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFFund) has described the consistent contributions of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) to education in Nigeria as exemplary and worthy of emulation by other corporates.

Shell unveils new Energy business in Nigeria

Nov 02, 2021

Global energy company, Shell, has announced a new business line in Nigeria to expand natural gas marketing and sales to meet the rapidly growing energy needs of wholesale customers and provide more and cleaner energy solutions in the country.

Shell donates subsea training facilities to Nigerian varsity

Sep 26, 2021

The Nigeria deep-water arm of global energy giant, Shell, has donated multimillion naira laboratory equipment and software packages to the Offshore Technology Institute of the University of Port Harcourt as part of the company’s Nigerian content human capital development programme delivered in collaboration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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

Sep 13, 2021

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

Sep 05, 2021

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

Aug 15, 2021

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

Aug 08, 2021

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.

Shell unveils first female Managing Director for deep-water Nigeria

Aug 01, 2021

World energy giant, Shell, has named Elohor Aiboni as the Managing Director of its Nigeria deep-water business, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) with effect from 1st August 2021.

Shell, Rivers govt inaugurate multi-billion Naira Cassava company

May 28, 2021

Leading energy company, Shell, on Thursday inaugurated a multi-billion-naira Rivers Cassava Processing Company Limited built in partnership with the Rivers State Government, Vieux Manioc BV of the Netherlands, and the embassy of The Netherlands in Nigeria.

Governor commends Shell for using community contractors for infrastructure projects

Apr 12, 2021

The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has commended Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) commitment to the development of infrastructure and human capital in communities hosting the Assa North Gas Development Project in the state.

Shell, Uniport inaugurate Aret Adams chair for Petroleum Engineering

Mar 28, 2021

Nigeria’s leading energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC Joint Venture, and the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State have appointed Sunday Ikiensikimama, a professor of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, on a four-year term to the SPDC JV Aret Adams Professorial Chair in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt.

Nigeria’s gas development can support West African market, Ubong, new NGA President

Mar 07, 2021

Newly inaugurated President of the Nigeria Gas Association (NGA), Ed Ubong, has said there is abundant gas resources in Nigeria to meet the energy demand of over 350 million people and the industrial needs in the West African sub-region

Shell invests to support Nigeria’s Domestic Gas Ambition for industrialization

Feb 28, 2021

Leading energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has restated commitment to support the Federal Government of Nigeria’s goal of using the country’s proven gas reserves to trigger economic activities for gas-based industrialization.

SPDC’s statement on interim freeze order on its bank accounts

Feb 19, 2021

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos granted an interimex parte order on 25th January 2021 freezing the bank accounts of some named Shell companies in Nigeria.

Shell Nigeria Gas seals 20-year gas distribution deal

Jan 17, 2021

Leading domestic gas distribution company, Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), has signed a 20-year agreement for the domestic distribution of gas to industrial customers and manufacturing plants in Lagos and Ogun States.

SPDC completes sale of interest in Oil Mining Lease 17

Jan 15, 2021

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has completed the sale of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 in the Eastern Niger Delta, and associated infrastructure, to TNOG Oil and Gas Limited, a related company of Heirs Holdings Limited and Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), for a consideration of $533m. A total of $453m was paid at completion with the balance to be paid over an agreed period.

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