2018 Media releases
News and Media releases of 2018.
SPDC announces FID on Assa North Gas Project - targets 300 million cubic feet gas for domestic market
Dec 23, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has announced the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Assa North Gas Development Project in Imo State, a major momentum to the domestic gas aspiration of the Federal Government for increased power generation and industrialisation.
Dec 17, 2018
In 13 years of deep-water exploration, the Bonga vessel of the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has produced over 800 million barrels of crude oil, confirming the company as a pacesetter in offshore oil and gas production in the Gulf of Guinea.
Dec 11, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has emerged the Local Content Operator of the Year 2018 at the Annual Oil Industry Achievement Awards Dinner of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN,) an association of indigenous technical oilfield service companies in the upstream and downstream sectors.
Dec 05, 2018
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has set aside the order of a High Court of Rivers State which sentenced the Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), Osagie Okunbor, and two other senior officers of the company to three months in prison for contempt.
Dec 02, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and its joint partners have signed a gas supply and aggregation agreement that will support the 140 Megawatts Aba Integrated Power Project in Abia State.
Nov 25, 2018
Shell Nigeria Gas has re-trained 30 firefighters in Abia State and donated firefighting equipment to the state fire service. This intervention was triggered by two recent fire disasters in the state which resulted in deaths and loss of property worth millions of naira.
Nov 18, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.
Nov 15, 2018
Staff and management of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) have spent the last two weeks working as volunteers in the distribution of relief materials worth over N300 millions to communities affected by devastating floods in the Niger Delta states of Rivers, Bayelsa, and Delta.
Oct 22, 2018
In-country value in the oil and gas sector received a major boost from the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) as over 45 indigenous service firms subscribed to the just-concluded SNEPCo Nigeria Content Exhibition in Lagos, a platform for the firms to showcase their capacities and capabilities to regulators and major players in the industry.
Oct 09, 2018
Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375.
Sep 18, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) debunked allegations in paid radio announcements falsely linking it to reported incidents of clashes between a group of invaders who have been in unlawful occupation of the company’s production facilities at Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant since August 11, 2017 and a group of people protesting the continued occupation of the facilities by the invaders.
Sep 09, 2018
A Nigerian plastic-recycling company has won the maiden Shell Outstanding Achievement Prize in the 2018 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards.
Sep 04, 2018
A major facelift came the way of Pacelli School for the Blind and Partially Sighted in Lagos on Friday when Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) made donations of furniture and air conditioners to the school.
Aug 27, 2018
No fewer than 170 public transport drivers benefited from general medical consultation and screening services organised by Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) as part of the activities marking the 20th anniversary of the gas distribution company.
Aug 19, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says it has recovered over 95 percent of spilled oil from the recent spill incidents on sections of the Trans Ramos Pipeline (TRP) in Aghoro community, Bayelsa State, and in Odimodi community in Delta State.
Aug 14, 2018
The Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, has harped on economic diversification as a panacea for job creation and rapid economic growth of Nigeria.
Jul 23, 2018
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO) has donated four ultramodern science laboratories to Eruku Secondary Commercial School in Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara State.
Jun 26, 2018
Afam VI power plant in Rivers State is ready to deliver its net dependable capacity of 624MW into the Nigerian national grid barring any regulator’s restrictions, even at a time power generation has suffered a deep plunge following reported outage of some thermal power stations.
Jun 18, 2018
Vice President of Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) and Gabon, Peter Costello, has charged contractors working for and with Shell Companies in Nigeria to prioritise safety and be relentless in discussing the challenges and dilemmas, noting that the international oil giant was poisedto help improve safety performance throughout the energy industry.
NNPC/Shell Cup announces scholarship for Most Valuable Player …as two MVPs return from training tour in The Netherlands
Jun 12, 2018
One of the most outstanding players in the 2017 edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup, Ernest Ojelum, has won an International Summer School Scholarship to the United Kingdom.
May 31, 2018
Communities in Bayelsa State received a total sum of N21.71 billion from the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Ltd operated joint venture for development projects between 2006 and 2017, the highest such investment so far by SPDC and her partners in the Niger Delta.
May 24, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) operated Joint Venture has implemented wide ranging projects in Delta State, disbursing a total of N1.88 billion to Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters and establishing a Professorial Chair at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE,) as it continues to operate in the state and contribute to its development.
May 20, 2018
A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State, giving communities a highly-valued opportunity to decide and implement projects and programmes that have a lasting impact on people’s lives.
May 16, 2018
Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) Limited has increased its domestic gas distribution capacity by 150% over the last six months. The increase in capacity will enable the company to distribute more than 100 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (MMscf/d) to businesses in its western operations.
May 13, 2018
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between first production in 2005 and 2017, while at the same expanding the field with further drilling of wells in Bonga Phases 2 and 3 and through a subsea tie-back that unlocked the nearby Bonga North West field in August 2014.
May 10, 2018
N 41 billion paid to 37 GMoU clusters in Niger Delta
Some 290 Nigerian contractors have received loans worth more than N472 billion under the Shell Contractor Support Fund, which was set up by Shell companies in Nigeria to help vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry secure funds at reduced interest rates, relaxed collateral requirements and quicker processing time. Also, Shell Companies in Nigeria awarded contracts worth over N230 billion to Nigerian contractors in 2017, representing 94% of the total contracts in that year.
May 08, 2018
The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work that will lead to the award of Masters degrees in Marine Engineering (Power Plants), Naval Architecture and Offshore and Subsea Engineering.
Mar 18, 2018
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has denied allegations of environmental mismanagement in the Niger Delta levelled against it at the weekend by Amnesty International, reiterating its commitment to swift response to oil spill incidents as much as access and security conditions permit teams to mobilise and deploy to spill sites to investigate, clean up and remediate such areas.
Mar 01, 2018
The Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Marine Engineering and OffshoreTechnology established by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC)-operated joint venture at the Rivers State University (RSU) is set to open its doors to the pioneer students who are currently being screened in an elaborate admission process.
Feb 27, 2018
For the third time running, Shell has won the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG), posting a commanding victory streak in the history of the 30-year old triennial competition.
Feb 20, 2018
The in-country Subsea Tree Refurbishment feat by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), drew a deafening applause on Monday night as it earned Shell Companies in Nigeria the Best Performing International Company in Technology and Innovation at the awards night of the maiden edition of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja.
Feb 05, 2018
There were emotional scenes as Miss Kechi Okwuchi, a survivor of the 2005 Sosoliso plane crash that claimed many lives visited The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) end January to express gratitude for the medical and financial assistance the company rendered to her after the tragic incident.