2015 Media releases
News and Media Releases for 2015.
Dec 28, 2015
The Bonga North West deep-water development has won prestigious awards in the United States and Qatar. It was named Engineering Project of the Year 2015 at the Platts Global Energy Awards in New York, and it also picked up the silver prize for the Project Integration Excellence Award of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Doha, on 6 December.
Dec 20, 2015
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has won the 2015 Local Content Operator of the Year Award by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), in recognition of its achievements in embedding Nigerian content in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.
Dec 10, 2015
Global music star Akon joined Shell to shine a light on the power of innovative options for access to smarter energy by unveiling Africa’s first human and solar powered football pitch at the Federal College of Education, Akoka, Lagos.
Nov 29, 2015
The Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has been recognised and rewarded by the United Nations for reducing carbon emissions through environmentally friendly operations.
Nov 25, 2015
A total of 60 youths from Ogoniland on Tuesday graduated from a training programme on agricultural entrepreneurial programme organised by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd operated Joint Venture in an effort to introduce youths in the area to viable means of livelihood.
Nov 23, 2015
Shell companies in Nigeria have emerged the best in Corporate Social Responsibility Innovation, and also the best in Sustainable Stakeholder Engagement at the 2015 edition of the Social Enterprise Report and Awards (SERAs) held in Lagos on Friday.
Nov 15, 2015
Nearly 40 Nigerian companies showcased their potential for offshore materials and services in the oil and gas industry at an exhibition organised in Lagos by the deep-water subsidiary of Shell in Nigeria, Shell Nigeria Exploration and production Company Limited (SNEPCo.)
Nov 09, 2015
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Oct 19, 2015
About 5000 people in Oloibiri area of Bayelsa State have benefitted from a health outreach organised by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture in furtherance of its Health-in-Motion campaign.
Oct 05, 2015
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) has announced the start-up of production from the Bonga Phase 3 project. Andrew Brown, Shell’s Upstream International Director, said: “This new start up is another important milestone for Bonga, adding valuable new production to this major facility.”
Sep 27, 2015
Students of three Nigerian universities have built cars they will race at the Shell Eco-marathon, Africa (SEMA) in South Africa on October 2 - 4, thanks to the sponsorship of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture.
Sep 20, 2015
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Ltd (SNEPCo) hosted a business summit in Aberdeen, September 12, at which over 270 personnel representing Nigerian companies within and outside the country explored opportunities to repatriate skills and experience to the oil and gas industry back home.
Aug 31, 2015
Another 150 youths from the Niger Delta are to benefit from the 2015 LiveWIRE programme of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) operated Joint Venture, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to over 6,000 since the launch of the programme in 2003.
Aug 21, 2015
SPDC JV declared force majeure on Bonny Light exports effective August 27, 2015 following the shutdown of both the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) and Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL).
Aug 03, 2015
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Jul 12, 2015
A total of 27 partnerships have been agreed by Nigerian and British companies under the auspices of the annual Nigeria-UK engagement programme sponsored by the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo).
SPDC JV kicks off grassroots campaign against crude oil theft in Ogoni land …Initiative is pillar of UNEP report implementation
Jul 05, 2015
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has kicked off the second phase of its grassroots campaign against crude oil theft and illegal oil refining activities in Ogoni land.
Jun 28, 2015
Shell Nigeria’s Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has delivered over 20million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid between its inauguration in 2008 and June 2015, thereby consolidating its position as a leading contributor to the country’s grid generation.
Jun 14, 2015
Healthcare delivery in six Niger Delta states looks set for the upswing with the training of 300 midwives that will support government’s effort in getting more skilled health workers to rural communities.
Jun 14, 2015
Some 60 young artists from six states in the Niger Delta have graduated from a two-week “Art of the Delta” workshop designed to improve their skills and boost opportunities for self-employment.
Jun 01, 2015
Africa needs to be optimistic because the road to a better future for Africans and indeed for Nigerians will be a rocky one. Speech given by Bayo Ojulari, Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, at the Society of Exploration Geophysicist conference, New Orleans on October 21, 2015.
May 05, 2015
A compelling investment frontier in a turbulent oil market; Speech given by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, SPDC/Country Chair Shell Companies in Nigeria, at Offshore Technology Conference, Houston on May 05, 2015
May 02, 2015
A new Managing Director for Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has assumed office succeeding Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu who retired on Saturday after 36 years of service.
Feb 09, 2015
Training of doctors has been made much easier at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, thanks to the provision of an ultra-modern audio-visual studio by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo).
Feb 01, 2015
The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has restated its commitment to the implementation of the SNEPCO-operated Bonga South West/Aparo (BSWA) project, denying recent reports that it has stopped the development due to the slump in oil price.
Jan 11, 2015
A new Managing Director has been appointed for The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC). He is Osagie Okunbor, and takes over from Mutiu Sunmonu who is retiring after 36 years of service.
Jan 07, 2015
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has today announced a £55 million settlement agreement with the Bodo community in respect of the two highly regrettable operational spills in the area in 2008.