2019 Media releases
News and Media releases of 2019.
Dec 01, 2019
Shell companies on Friday won the Industry Achievement award at the 2019 awards night of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), the umbrella body of indigenous technical oilfield service companies in the upstream and downstream sectors of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
Nov 24, 2019
A paper, An integrated approach to managing narrow drilling margins of high pressure prospects, Central Swamp Depobelt, in the Niger Delta emerged the best technical submission at the just concluded 2019 edition of the annual conference and exhibition of the Nigeria Association of Petroleum Explorationist (NAPE), a flagship event in the Nigerian oil and gas sector.
Nov 21, 2019
Shell companies in Nigeria have emerged winner in the best 100 companies to work for in the latest Jobberman 2019 Report released in Lagos on Thursday. Shell led the pack of top 100 companies that respondents admire, respect and desire to work for the most.
Shell Seeks Re-Orientation of Nigerian Undergraduates to Enable Innovation, Use of Emerging Technologies
Nov 19, 2019
Energy giant, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has outlined re-orientating the thinking of undergraduates in Nigerian universities as one of the critical actions to challenge them on the use of emerging technologies.
Nov 11, 2019
ENERGY giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has been honoured for providing opportunities to talented secondary school students in the Niger Delta to participate in the United Nation’s Model Conferences in the United States of America.
Sep 16, 2019
Nigeria’s leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets.
Sep 01, 2019
Two Nigerian entrepreneurs have been shortlisted among 21 finalists for theShell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards,a global competitionwhich highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation as well as giving entrepreneurs a chance to shine on a global platform.
Sep 01, 2019
Thirteen indigenes of Niger Delta States of Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers have won the 2019 Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture scholarship for a one-year master’s degree in three top-ranked universities in the United Kingdom. The latest awards bring the total number of beneficiaries to 92 since the inception of the scheme in 2010.
Aug 26, 2019
Ten Nigerian graduates of business and information technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in financial accounting and project management while another set of 10 beneficiaries have commenced their training cycle in the programme sponsored by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with SAP Nigeria.
Aug 14, 2019
Shell Companies in Nigeria have won the most coveted Best Exhibitor and eight other awards at the 2019 Nigeria annual international conference and exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) held in Lagos on August 5 -7, coming barely a month after winning the Excellence Award, the highest industry recognition at the Nigeria Oil and Gas annual conference in Abuja on July 5.
Aug 04, 2019
The new cutting-edge cancer treatment machine just installed at the National Hospital Abuja will reduce patient’s treatment waiting time from 16 minutes to two minutes, the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr. Jaf Momoh, said on Friday at the inauguration of the equipment by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Shell delivers multiple healthcare projects in Oloibiri …over 17,000 persons, 20 communities benefit in 2 years
Jul 31, 2019
Energy giant, Shell Nigeria, has delivered the first set of a multi-pronged health intervention projects in Oloibiri and adjoining communities in Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.
Shell, other IOCS take on pioneer students of Rivers University Centre of Excellence in offshore engineering
Jul 16, 2019
Pioneer students of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC JV)-sponsored Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering at the Rivers State University (RSU CoE), Port Harcourt, have commenced the mandatory six months Research Internship with Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in Lagos. The Research Internship is a key requirement for the award of the Master of Science degree after a year of academic work.
Jul 12, 2019
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) yesterday in Warri, highlighted its increasing presence in Delta State when SPDC General Manager External Relations, Igo Weli, enumerated ongoing projects and social investment schemes in the state, particularly its operations at Forcados, the Sea Eagle Floating Production, Storage and Offloading FPSO) vessel,19 Producing Fields within four Production Nodes and several gas projects.
Jul 10, 2019
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says its financial contribution to the development of host communities in Bayelsa State is now over N23 billion under the Global Memorandum of Understanding, a model which places the choice of community projects on the people while the company provides the funding and necessary mentoring.
Jul 04, 2019
Shell Companies in Nigeria on Wednesday won the coveted Excellence Award at the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, held in Abuja. This is coming on the heels of a streak of other industry leadership awards recently garnered by Shell including the best local content company from the Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board and another from the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria.
Jun 13, 2019
Shell Nigeria has called for stakeholders’ concerted efforts to curb the incessant vandalism of crude oil-bearing pipelines, highlighting the danger of continuous sabotage to people and environment. The General Manager, External Relations of The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Mr. Igo Weli, said such efforts to curb pipeline sabotage will save lives, secure communities and protect the environment.
Jun 10, 2019
Suleiman Ibrahim has emerged the 2019 Champion in the U-16 category of the just-concluded NNPC/SNEPCo Junior Tennis Tournament held at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Ibrahim from Junior Secondary School, Durumi in Abuja, came back after losing his first set 3-10 against David Dawariye fromFaith Baptist High School, Diobu,Rivers State, finishing 10-4 and 12-10 in a tie break. But in the Girls U-16 category, Omolayo Bamidele defeated Favour Moses 12-10 and 10-2 in a straight set to become the winner.
Jun 06, 2019
Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), the country’s first and wholly-owned subsidiary of an international oil company involved in domestic gas distribution in Nigeria, increased its gas distribution capacity by over 150% following the safe completion of its second gas train, the Agbara-Ota Capacity Increase Project.
May 24, 2019
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has spent a total of N17billion on the 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 21, 2019
Nigeria’s foremost deep-water oil and gas company, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), paid N366 billion in 2018 as revenue to the federal government from its exploration activities, while it made another N2.1 billion as statutory payment to the Niger Delta Development Commission, SNEPCo’s Managing Director, Bayo Ojulari, has said.
May 13, 2019
The ongoing Assa North/Ohaji South gas development project in Imo State, southeast Nigeria will produce 600 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, energy equivalent of about 2400 Megawatts which is enough to provide uninterrupted electricity to about 2.4 million homes, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor said on Monday.
Apr 14, 2019
No fewer than 12 young entrepreneurs from host communities to the Bonny Oil and Gas Terminal in Rivers State have benefitted from a N150 million capacity development and empowerment programme by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC).
Apr 07, 2019
Shell Companies in Nigeria have emerged the International Oil Company with the most impactful Local Content Initiatives in the upstream category at the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair (NOGOF) held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on April 4, 2019.
Apr 02, 2019
Over $6.397 billion was paid to the Nigerian government and its agencies in 2018 by Shell exploration and production companies in Nigeria comprising The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo). The payment represents a 48 per cent increase over payments by the companies to Nigerian government in 2017 which was $4.322 billion.
Mar 24, 2019
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has upped its contractor support fund with $200 million in a latest effort to boost the financial capacity of vendors and suppliers in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. This latest move brings the fund size to $2.4 billion.
Mar 10, 2019
The government partner of the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has showered encomiums on the firm for its pioneering role in the deep-water sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
Mar 06, 2019
Another 120 youth entrepreneurs from seven states of the Niger Delta have been given Shell LiveWIRE business training and N48 million by The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture to begin small-scale businesses in their respective states in the expectation that they will become models for alternative livelihoods as part of the programme to deter involvement of youths in vices.
Feb 21, 2019
Thirty engineering graduates have been inducted to the fifth batch of the Shell Nigeria internship programme, a four-year old scheme designed to help young graduate engineers upscale their skills in readiness for employment in the energy sector.
Feb 14, 2019
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has announced the release of Invitation to Tender (ITT) to contractors for the development of the Bonga South West Aparo (BSWA) oil field.
Feb 13, 2019
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture partners signed a Final Investment Decision agreement for a 300 million cubic feet of gas on Wednesday in Abuja at a ceremony witnessed by the Managing Director of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, Mr. Nicholas Terraz and the Managing Director of Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited, Mr. Lorenzo Fiorillo.
Feb 11, 2019
In another first in the Nigerian oil and Gas industry, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), has trained three Nigerians in special seabed survey, a discipline largely dominated by expatriates in the country’s offshore exploration activities.
Jan 09, 2019
Twenty-two members of the academia from 12 Nigerian universities have begun research attachments at The Shell Petroleum Development Companies of Nigeria (SPDC) in several fields of study in the latest phase of the sabbatical and internship programme of the SPDC Joint Venture which was introduced in 1980. The number represents 13 percent increase from the outgoing 19 academics who recently rounded off their attachements with SPDC.