2012 Media releases
News and Media Releases for 2012.
SPDC presents relief materials to flood victims in Niger Delta
Nov 16, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has presented relief and medical materials worth over N75 million to flood victims in Rives, Bayelsa and Delta states.
Crude theft leak on SPDC’s Imo River Trunkline shuts in 25,000 barrels of oil
Nov 11, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has shut down the Imo River Trunkline in its Eastern operations after it found several crude theft points on the facility. Production of some 25,000 barrels of oil per day is deferred.
SPDC completes 8th Nigerian Oil Mining Lease sale
Nov 09, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 30 (OML30) in the Niger Delta to Shoreline Natural Resources Limited (Shoreline). Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some US$567 million.
SPDC pioneers manufacture of first Made-in-Nigeria carbon steel pipes
Aug 31, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)’s Local Content initiative has recorded another major success. The first set of carbon steel pipes manufactured in Nigeria for SPDC’s Trans Niger Pipeline is now ready for use.
SNEPCo clarifies reports of alleged fine for Bonga spill
Jul 18, 2012
The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has cleared the air on media reports on a purported fine imposed on it for last December’s oil spill at the offshore field, Bonga.
House Committee on Gas commends SPDC investments in gas sector
Jul 02, 2012
The House of Representatives Committee on Gas visited The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) on June 28, and commended the company’s investments in the gas sector, on inspection of some projects in continuation of its oversight function.
SPDC awards subsurface studies contracts to four Nigerian companies
Jun 18, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has awarded Maturation Studies Services contracts to four Nigerian companies, in an initiative that will help indigenous firms to build their capacity in a key aspect of the oil and gas industry.
SPDC’s Afam VI plant delivers 10 Trillion Watt-hour electricity into National Grid
Jun 18, 2012
The Afam VI Combined Cycle Power Plant in Rivers State achieved a milestone in May 2012 as it delivered some 10 trillion watt-hour (TWh) of electricity into the National grid since first power in 2008.
Shell hosts Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources at Headquarters
Jun 18, 2012
Senior Shell executives welcomed the Honorable Minister of Petroleum Resources for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs. (Dr.) Diezani Alison-Madueke, at the Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands last week.
SPDC Joint Venture commences repair of Nembe Creek Trunkline
May 16, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd Joint Venture (SPDC) has commenced repair of Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL) after shutting it down on 2nd May because of incessant crude theft activities.
SPDC declares force majeure on Bonny Light Loadings.
May 04, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) declared force majeure on outstanding cargoes of Bonny Light with effect from noon (Nigerian time) today, 4th May 2012.
Shell supports Nigerian aviation company, Caverton to upgrade helicopter fleet
Mar 12, 2012
Shell companies in Nigeria have supported an indigenous company, Caverton Helicopters, to upgrade its fleet with more advanced aircraft, the AW 139.
Rising crude theft activities threaten daily export of 140,000 barrels of oil
Feb 06, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has raised an alarm on the potential effects of increased crude theft activities on the new Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL), barely 16 months after the old line was replaced due to repeated sabotage attacks.
Production resumes at Bonga and EA
Jan 05, 2012
Clean up of the 20 December leak from the Bonga offshore oil field has now been completed successfully. Production resumed at Bonga on January 1 2012, following reinforcement of asset integrity and safety programmes.
SPDC tackles leak on new Nembe Creek Trunkline
Jan 03, 2012
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) is mobilising to repair the Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL) after crude theft leaks forced it to be shut down on 24th of December last year.