Bonga North West project wins global industry awards

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.

SPDC wins 2015 PETAN Local Content Operator Award

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.

Shell and Akon unveil Africa’s first player & solar powered football pitch in Lagos

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.

UN rewards SPDC JV Afam VI Power Plant for reducing carbon emissions

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.

Ogoni youths graduate from Shell-sponsored training for farmers

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.

Shell emerges best company in CSR Innovation at 2015 SERAs

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.

Nigerian companies showcase oil & gas potentials at SNEPCo exhibition

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.)

SPDC's Healthcare Drive in Bayelsa State Reaches 5,000 People

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.

Shell commences production from Bonga Phase 3 project

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.”

SPDC JV sponsors three Nigerian universities to Shell Eco-marathon

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.

270 Nigerian experts, diaspora seek oil and gas opportunities at SNEPCo business summit in Aberdeen

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.

Shell to train 150 Niger Delta youths in enterprise development

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.

SPDC JV lifts force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG

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).

Nigerian, British firms agree 27 partnerships in Shell sponsored-collaboration

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

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.

SPDC JV’s Afam VI delivers 20million MWh electricity into national grid…creates over 150 jobs

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.

SPDC boosts healthcare in Niger Delta, trains 300 midwives in six states

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.

Shell, Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation train 60 Niger Delta artists

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.

Unlocking Africa’s Growth Through Sustainable Development Of Its Hydrocarbon Resources

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.

Natural Gas Development in Nigeria

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

New Shell MD, Osagie, steps in …Mutiu bows out after 36 years of service

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.

SNEPCo boosts medical training at UNILAG with donation of audio-visual studio

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). 

Shell restates commitment to Bonga South West/Aparo project

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.

New Managing Director appointed for SPDC - Mutiu Sunmonu retires after 36 years of service

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.

SPDC agrees £55 million settlement with Bodo community

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.