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SPDC JV infrastructure spend in Rivers State hits N17 billion

May 24, 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has spent a total of N17billion on the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State, giving communities a highly valued opportunity to decide and implement projects and programmes that have a lasting impact on people’s lives.

SNEPCo paid N366 billion in revenue to Nigerian government in 2018

May 21, 2019

Nigeria’s foremost deep-water oil and gas company, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), paid N366 billion in 2018 as revenue to the federal government from its exploration activities, while it made another N2.1 billion as statutory payment to the Niger Delta Development Commission, SNEPCo’s Managing Director, Bayo Ojulari, has said.

Shell targets equivalent of 2,400MW electricity from new gas supply project

May 13, 2019

The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor said on Monday.

Shell Emerges Nigeria’s Most Impactful Local Content Company

Apr 07, 2019

Shell Companies in Nigeria have emerged the International Oil Company with the most impactful Local Content Initiatives in the upstream category at the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair (NOGOF) held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on April 4, 2019.

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

Apr 02, 2019

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, UBA sign $200m contractor support fund

Mar 24, 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has upped its contractor support fund with $200 million in a latest effort to boost the financial capacity of vendors and suppliers in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. This latest move brings the fund size to $2.4 billion.

120 Niger Delta entrepreneurs receive Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE grants

Mar 06, 2019

Another 120 youth entrepreneurs from seven states of the Niger Delta have been given Shell LiveWIRE business training and N48 million by The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture to begin small-scale businesses in their respective states in the expectation that they will become models for alternative livelihoods as part of the programme to deter involvement of youths in vices.

Shell inducts 30 graduates for industry internship

Feb 21, 2019

Thirty engineering graduates have been inducted to the fifth batch of the Shell Nigeria internship programme, a four-year old scheme designed to help young graduate engineers upscale their skills in readiness for employment in the energy sector.

Shell invites bids for new FPSO in Bonga

Feb 14, 2019

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has announced the release of Invitation to Tender (ITT) to contractors for the development of the Bonga South West Aparo (BSWA) oil field.

Shell, partners sign 300 million cubic feet gas FID

Feb 13, 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture partners signed a Final Investment Decision agreement for a 300 million cubic feet of gas on Wednesday in Abuja at a ceremony witnessed by the Managing Director of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, Mr. Nicholas Terraz and the Managing Director of Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited, Mr. Lorenzo Fiorillo.

Shell trains special seabed survey professionals

Feb 11, 2019

In another first in the Nigerian oil and Gas industry, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), has trained three Nigerians in special seabed survey, a discipline largely dominated by expatriates in the country’s offshore exploration activities.

22 Members of the Nigerian Academia Conduct Research in Shell Sabbatical/ Internship Programme

Jan 09, 2019

Twenty-two members of the academia from 12 Nigerian  universities have begun research attachments at The Shell Petroleum Development Companies of Nigeria (SPDC) in several fields of study in the latest phase of the sabbatical and internship programme of the SPDC Joint Venture which was introduced in 1980. The number represents 13 percent increase from the outgoing 19 academics who recently rounded off their attachements with SPDC.

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