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Shell Nigeria Gas to build gas distribution network in Oyo State

May 03, 2024

The Oyo State Government and Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) have signed an agreement to develop a gas supply and distribution infrastructure that will deliver gas to industrial and commercial users in the state. SNG will build and operate the gas distribution network, which will serve customers across Oyo State for 20 years.

NNPC/SNEPCo boosts e-learning with digital library at Niger Delta University

Apr 18, 2024

A multi-billion naira learning centre and digital library opened on Thursday at the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Bayelsa State with a promise to revolutionise e-learning and technology-driven teaching and research at the university.

SNEPCo MD, Elohor Aiboni wins Energy Personality Award

Mar 09, 2024

Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Elohor Aboni has won the 2023 Energy Personality Award at the just-concluded 2024 edition of the Nigeria International Energy Summit in Abuja.

Shell deploys first unmanned vessel for pipeline route survey in Nigeria

Mar 01, 2024

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has deployed an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) for a pipeline route survey in the Niger Delta. The USV innovation saves time and cost and reduces exposure to personnel and the environment.

SNEPCo MD, Elohor Aiboni meets OPEC Secretary General

Feb 27, 2024

SNEPCo MD, Elohor Aiboni, joins OPEC Secretary General, His Excellency, Haitham Al Ghais and other Energy Industry Leaders to discuss ‘ Navigating the New Energy World Order: Security, Transition & Finance’ at the ongoing 7th edition of the Nigeria International Energy Summit in Abuja.

Shell involves more Nigerian contractors in key projects

Feb 25, 2024

Efforts by Shell to promote Nigerian content have led to more indigenous companies executing key contracts in oil and gas operations on land and in deep water.

Shell resumes crude supply to Port Harcourt refinery

Feb 12, 2024

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has completed the supply of over 475,000 barrels of crude oil to the Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC) from the Bonny Oil and Gas Terminal, a joint venture asset operated by SPDC.

Shell Nigeria Media

Feb 04, 2024

Shell takes final investment decision on Gas supply to Dangote.

SPDC JV disburses N3.72 billion for community development under PIA as more Trusts are unveiled in Imo State.

Oct 14, 2023

The Shell Petroleum Development Company Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture has disbursed a total of N3.72 billion and another $12.32 million for community development in compliance with the provisions of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA,) even as it progressed implementation of the legislation with the unveiling of two Trusts in Imo State on October 13, 2023.

35 Talented pupils get NNPC-Shell Scholarship

Oct 08, 2023

THIRTY-FIVE talented pupils from public primary schools of three states of the Niger Delta have become the latest beneficiaries of the NNPC-Shell Cradle-to-Career scholarship, for full six years of secondary school education fully funded by the NNPC/SPDC/TotalEnergies/NAOC joint venture.

NNPC/SNEPCo scholars record outstanding results in examinations

Sep 25, 2023

Beneficiaries of the National Cradle-to-Career programme of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) recorded outstanding performances in two secondary school examinations, as the initiative continues to offer opportunities for bright young Nigerians to achieve their educational ambitions.

NNPC, SNEPCo Deliver Free Eye Screening, Surgeries, 4,647 benefit in Lagos Island communities

Jul 09, 2023

Over 4000 residents of Lagos Island communities enjoyed free eye care services at the just concluded Vision First Initiative of the Shell Nigeria and Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Limited (SNEPCo) and its partner, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC).

Shell appoints new Managing Director, Gbobo for Shell Nigeria Gas Limited

Jul 04, 2023

LEADING energy company, Shell, has announced the appointment of Mr. Ralph Gbobo as the Managing Director of its gas distribution company, Shell Nigeria Gas Limited, with effect from 1st July 2023.

SPDC JV unveils more Community Trusts as PIA takes root in Niger Delta

May 30, 2023

Eight Host Community Development Trusts (HCDTs) have been unveiled in Rivers State as NNPC/SPDC/TotalEnergies/NAOC Joint Venture consolidates the gains of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) in the region.

SPDC lifts FM on Bonny exports

Mar 15, 2023

A Spokesperson for The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said.

SNEPCo wins 2023 OGTAN National Award of Excellence

Feb 16, 2023

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has won the 2023 Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN) National Award of Excellence for Human Capacity Development in the Oil and Gas Industry. The award comes three days after SNEPCo achieved 1-billion-barrel oil export from Bonga field.

SNEPCo’s Bonga FPSO hits One Billion Barrel milestone

Feb 13, 2023

Nigeria’s first deep-water exploration and production vessel, Bonga, hit a 1-billion-barrel oil export mark on Monday. This milestone is coming three months after a major turnaround maintenance (TAM) of the facility was completed ahead of schedule.

Shell and Milieudefensie settle long-running case over oil spills in Nigeria

Dec 23, 2022

Following the judgments of the Court of Appeal of The Hague on 29 January 2021, Shell and Milieudefensie have negotiated a settlement for the benefit of the communities of Oruma, Goi and Ikot Ada Udo in Nigeria, impacted by four oil spills that occurred between 2004 and 2007. The settlement is on a no admission of liability basis, and settles all claims and ends all pending litigation related to the spills. Under the settlement, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC), as operator of the SPDC joint venture, will pay an amount of EUR 15 million for the benefit of the communities and the individual claimants.

Shell leaders bag highest engineering recognition

Dec 14, 2022

Barely a year after her appointment as the first female Managing Director of energy giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Elohor Aiboni has been conferred with the highest professional recognition in engineering practice in Nigeria.

Shell emerges best local content operator

Dec 12, 2022

Shell Companies in Nigeria have been named the best local content operators at the 2022 annual industry dinner and awards ceremonies of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, on Friday.

Kiobel case ends in the Netherlands

Nov 07, 2022

This week, claimants in the Kiobel matter in the Netherlands withdrew their appeal, marking an end to the Kiobel proceedings. The District Court of The Hague had dismissed all claims against Shell in the Kiobel matter in its final ruling in March 2022.

Shell commits $1M to support flood victims in Niger Delta

Nov 02, 2022

LEADING energy company, Shell, has committed one million US Dollars ($1million), exclusive of its joint venture partners in Nigeria, to support government’s efforts to provide relief to people impacted by the current flood disaster.

Shell to resume crude oil export at Forcados

Oct 12, 2022

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says the Forcados Oil Terminal will resume export operations by the end of the month when ongoing essential repairs would have been completed.

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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