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Two Nigerian businesses shortlisted for Shell global innovation prize

Sep 01, 2019

Two Nigerian entrepreneurs have been shortlisted among 21 finalists for theShell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards,a global competitionwhich highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation as well as giving entrepreneurs a chance to shine on a global platform.

13 Niger Delta indigenes win SPDC JV scholarship to UK varsities

Sep 01, 2019

Thirteen indigenes of Niger Delta States of Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers have won the 2019 Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture scholarship for a one-year master’s degree in three top-ranked universities in the United Kingdom. The latest awards bring the total number of beneficiaries to 92 since the inception of the scheme in 2010.

Shell, SAP offer free ICT training to graduates

Aug 26, 2019

Ten Nigerian graduates of business and information technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in financial accounting and project management while another set of 10 beneficiaries have commenced their training cycle in the programme sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with SAP Nigeria.

Shell wins Best Exhibitor Award, others at 2019 SPE conference

Aug 14, 2019

Shell Companies in Nigeria have won the most coveted Best Exhibitor and eight other awards at the 2019 Nigeria annual international conference and exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) held in Lagos on August 5 -7, coming barely a month after winning the Excellence Award, the highest industry recognition at the Nigeria Oil and Gas annual conference in Abuja on July 5.

NNPC/SNEPCo cancer machine reduces treatment waiting time by 80 percent

Aug 04, 2019

The new cutting-edge cancer treatment machine just installed at the National Hospital Abuja will reduce patient’s treatment waiting time from 16 minutes to two minutes, the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Jaf Momoh, said on Friday at the inauguration of the equipment by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Shell, other IOCS take on pioneer students of Rivers University Centre of Excellence in offshore engineering

Jul 16, 2019

Pioneer students of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC JV)-sponsored Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering at the Rivers State University (RSU CoE), Port Harcourt, have commenced the mandatory six months Research Internship with Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in Lagos. The Research Internship is a key requirement for the award of the Master of Science degree after a year of academic work.

Shell Affirms Commitment To Economic Growth Of Delta State, Host Communities

Jul 12, 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) yesterday in Warri, highlighted its increasing presence in Delta State when SPDC General Manager External Relations, Igo Weli, enumerated ongoing projects and social investment schemes in the state, particularly its operations at Forcados, the Sea Eagle Floating Production, Storage and Offloading FPSO) vessel,19 Producing Fields within four Production Nodes and several gas projects.

Shell’S Community Support Fund In Bayelsa Hits N23B

Jul 10, 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says its financial contribution to the development of host communities in Bayelsa State is now over N23 billion under the Global Memorandum of Understanding, a model which places the choice of community projects on the people while the company provides the funding and necessary mentoring.

Shell wins 2019 Nigeria Oil and Gas Excellence Award

Jul 04, 2019

Shell Companies in Nigeria on Wednesday won the coveted Excellence Award at the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, held in Abuja. This is coming on the heels of a streak of other industry leadership awards recently garnered by Shell including the best local content company from the Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board and another from the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria.

Shell seeks stakeholders’ support to curb oil pipeline vandalism

Jun 13, 2019

Shell Nigeria has called for stakeholders’ concerted efforts to curb the incessant vandalism of crude oil-bearing pipelines, highlighting the danger of continuous sabotage to people and environment. The General Manager, External Relations of The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mr. Igo Weli, said such efforts to curb pipeline sabotage will save lives, secure communities and protect the environment.

Champions emerge in NNPC/SNEPCo Junior Tennis Tournament

Jun 10, 2019

Suleiman Ibrahim has emerged the 2019 Champion in the U-16 category of the just-concluded NNPC/SNEPCo Junior Tennis Tournament held at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Ibrahim from Junior Secondary School, Durumi in Abuja, came back after losing his first set 3-10 against David Dawariye fromFaith Baptist High School, Diobu,Rivers State, finishing 10-4 and 12-10 in a tie break. But in the Girls U-16 category, Omolayo Bamidele defeated Favour Moses 12-10 and 10-2 in a straight set to become the winner.

Shell expands domestic gas distribution in Nigeria

Jun 06, 2019

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), the country’s first and wholly-owned subsidiary of an international oil company involved in domestic gas distribution in Nigeria, increased its gas distribution capacity by over 150% following the safe completion of its second gas train, the Agbara-Ota Capacity Increase Project.

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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