2017 Media releases
News and Media releases of 2017.
Rivers State Government, Shell Nigeria Gas sign MoU on Gas Supply to Industries
Dec 26, 2017
The Rivers State Government and Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the distribution of gas to industries in the Greater Port Harcourt area and its environs.
Four Shell staff bag Society of Engineers fellowship
Dec 19, 2017
Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, and three other senior engineers with Shell companies in Nigeria have been conferred with the fellowship of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, the highest professional recognition in engineering practice in Nigeria.
Shell rewards energy entrepreneurs at Accelerator event
Dec 13, 2017
Ngozi Deborah Atalor, a Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE entrepreneur has emerged winner of the pitching competition for young Nigerian entrepreneurs in alternative energy business as part of the #makethefuture Accelerator event held in Port Harcourt, taking home N1million prize money to boost her business.
PETAN honours Shell for Nigerian content development
Dec 09, 2017
The Petroleum Technologies Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has honoured Shell companies in Nigeria with the Aret Adams Award for Excellence in recognition of their “outstanding contributions to the development of local content in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.”
SNEPCo links Nigerian and Chinese suppliers in latest effort to develop Nigerian content
Dec 04, 2017
More than 20 Nigerian and 60 Chinese suppliers met in a strategic sourcing development forum in Shanghai mid-November in the latest effort by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) to boost the capacity of indigenous vendors in the oil and gas industry.
Shell features Yemi Alade, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson, others in new music video
Dec 01, 2017
Shell unveils the next chapter of its award-winning #makethefuture campaign with a unique music video called ‘On Top of the World’, showcasing clean energy initiatives.
Shell, bio-bean and coffee-drinkers collaborate to help power London’s buses
Nov 30, 2017
Shell and bio-bean are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds, a development that has triggered renewed challenge to Nigerian beneficiaries of Shell’s LiveWIRE programme to join in the innovative search for bright energy ideas.
SPDC JV introduces UK summer scholarship for NNPC/Shell Cup Most Valuable Players
Nov 29, 2017
The Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has introduced an additional education award to the prizes for one of the two Most Valuable Players in the 2017 NNPC Shell Cup for All Nigeria Secondary Schools Football Championship, aside from attending the Feyenoord Youth Academy.
SPDC JV’s Afam VI power plant secures licence for another 10 years
Nov 21, 2017
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission has renewed the power generation licence for Afam VI Power Plant, a 650MW-capacity facility that has delivered over 25.97 million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid since inception in 2008.
Shell Companies emerge best in sustainability innovation in Africa
Nov 18, 2017
Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) have emerged the 2017 Best Nigerian companies in Sustainability Innovation in Africa, beating two other finalists at the 11th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs) for Corporate Social Responsibility held in Lagos on Friday.
Two Nigerians win Shell global entrepreneurship prize
Nov 14, 2017
Two Nigerian business owners, Mr. Precious Adeho and Mrs. Ngozi Deborah Atalor, have emerged winners in the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition, a global contest open to beneficiaries of Shell LiveWIRE, and aimed at rewarding shining cases of innovation in businesses supported by the programme.
Another 104 Nigerian youths receive NNPC/SNEPCo scholarships
Nov 05, 2017
More than 100 pupils from Nigeria’s six geo-political zones have been awarded full-board six-year secondary school scholarships by the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in the third set of the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) programme designed to give top quality education to bright but indigent youths.
Shell Nigeria Gas donates Labs, ICT centre to community school
Oct 15, 2017
The Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has donated an ultramodern ICT Centre and well-equipped science laboratories to African Church Community Secondary School in Ewupe, a community hosting the company’s facilities in Ota area of Ogun State.
Shell launches NXplorers Education Initiative in Nigeria
Oct 01, 2017
Shell has launched its global education initiative, NXplorers, in Nigeria, in the latest effort to inspire young people to find solutions to the global challenges of food, water and energy in the face of an increasing global population.
Stakeholders endorse SNEPCo’s Global Nigeria Forum
Sep 24, 2017
Public and private sector players in the Nigerian oil and gas industry have described the annual Global Nigeria Forum (GNF) as a model worthy of emulation by the country’s local content regulator. They spoke at the fourth edition of the forum held in Aberdeen, Scotland on September 9 with the theme: Enabling Competitive Local Content Through Sustainable Partnerships.
Nigerian businesses shortlisted for Shell Global entrepreneurship innovation prize
Sep 03, 2017
Three Nigerian entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for Shell LiveWIRE ‘Top Ten Innovators’, a global competition which highlights and rewards LiveWIRE businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation.
SPDC JV’s Gbaran-Ubie Phase 2 comes on stream
Aug 23, 2017
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture has commenced production at Gbaran-Ubie Phase 2, a key project in the Niger Delta that will help to boost gas supply to the domestic market and maintain supply to the export market.
SPDC JV raises alarm on safety risks from illegal occupation of Belema oil and gas facilities
Aug 20, 2017
The illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant in Rivers State has safety implications both for the people at the facilities and nearby communities, SPDC has stressed. Since August 11, 2017 some persons have camped out night and day at the two facilities.
SPDC JV restates commitment to development of host communities, debunks allegations of neglect of Kula, Belema communities
Aug 11, 2017
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd operated Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has said its commitment to the welfare of host communities in the Niger Delta remains unshaken, even as it decried the illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant today (August 11) by some persons.
SNEPCo launches health crusade in Abuja treats over 4,000 people
Jul 16, 2017
The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has launched its first medical outreach in the Federal Capital Territory at Gidan Mangoro community of Karu in Abuja, treating more than 4,000 beneficiaries and providing medical supplies to five local primary schools.
HENSEN DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL BENIN LIFTS 2017 NNPC/SHELL CUP …ARASE, EJOLUM WIN TRAINING TRIP TO HOLAND
Jul 05, 2017
The 19th edition of Nigeria’s biggest youth football championship, NNPC/Shell Cup, came to a thrilling climax on Tuesday with the crowning of Hensen Demonstration School, Benin City as the 2017 champions.
NNPC/Shell Cup: Hensen School, Benin, Holy Ghost College, Owerri For Final
Jul 03, 2017
Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State and Holy Ghost College, Owerri, Imo State are set for tackles on Tuesday in the final of the19th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
54,000 youths compete for laurels as 19th NNPC/Shell Cup kicks off
Jun 15, 2017
Some 54, 000 students from 2,750 secondary schools across the Nigeria are competing for honours in the 19th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup now holding at centres in 36 states of the Federation including Abuja, in the biggest youth football championship in Nigeria.
SPDC celebrates top-performing students, inducts them into mentorship programme
May 26, 2017
Beneficiaries of The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture undergraduate scholarship who have consistently earned excellent grades have been inducted into a new mentorship programme aimed at grooming them for entry into the oil and gas industry and motivating them to maintain their top academic performance.
SNEPCo’s Bonga delivers 702 million oil barrels for Nigeria in 12 years
May 23, 2017
The Bonga oil field has produced about 702 million barrels of oil since inauguration in 2005, and operated at more than 92 percent availability in 2016, Managing Director of the oil field operator, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, has said.
SPDC JV contributed $29 billion to Nigerian purse 2012–2016 - Our commitment to Nigeria remains strong’ – Shell
May 16, 2017
Shell remains strongly committed to the development of Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria said in Lagos, while announcing that The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint Venture alone contributed $29 billion to the Nigerian purse between 2012 and 2016.
SNEPCo trains medical workers in emergency care in Anambra State
May 05, 2017
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has facilitated the training of medical workers from hospitals in Anambra State on emergency resuscitation, delivering a critical component of its commitment to provide skilled and timely response to medical emergencies in the state.
SPDC links LiveWIRE beneficiaries to $.8m growth fund
Apr 02, 2017
Twenty-eight beneficiaries of the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme are now retooling to get a good share of the $800,000 growth fund for 2017 provided by Grofin Investment.
19 Nigerian academics conduct research in Shell sabbatical programme
Feb 20, 2017
A total of 19 academics from different universities in Nigeria have begun research attachments in several fields of study in the latest phase of the sabbatical and internship programme of The Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Venture, which was introduced in 1980.
UK court dismisses suit on RDS liability for Niger Delta oil spills
Jan 26, 2017
A High Court in London has dismissed a suit by Bille and Ogale communities seeking to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts for spill incidents in the Niger Delta.
Nigerian companies play key roles in Bonga turnaround maintenance
Nigerian companies are playing key roles in the turnaround maintenance (TAM) at Bonga, as Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) executes statutory activities that will ensure continuous optimum operations at the deep-water field.