2022 Media releases
News and Media releases of 2022.
Shell and Milieudefensie settle long-running case over oil spills in Nigeria
Dec 23, 2022
Following the judgments of the Court of Appeal of The Hague on 29 January 2021, Shell and Milieudefensie have negotiated a settlement for the benefit of the communities of Oruma, Goi and Ikot Ada Udo in Nigeria, impacted by four oil spills that occurred between 2004 and 2007. The settlement is on a no admission of liability basis, and settles all claims and ends all pending litigation related to the spills. Under the settlement, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC), as operator of the SPDC joint venture, will pay an amount of EUR 15 million for the benefit of the communities and the individual claimants.
Shell leaders bag highest engineering recognition
Dec 14, 2022
Barely a year after her appointment as the first female Managing Director of energy giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), Elohor Aiboni has been conferred with the highest professional recognition in engineering practice in Nigeria.
Shell emerges best local content operator
Dec 12, 2022
Shell Companies in Nigeria have been named the best local content operators at the 2022 annual industry dinner and awards ceremonies of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, on Friday.
Kiobel case ends in the Netherlands
Nov 07, 2022
This week, claimants in the Kiobel matter in the Netherlands withdrew their appeal, marking an end to the Kiobel proceedings. The District Court of The Hague had dismissed all claims against Shell in the Kiobel matter in its final ruling in March 2022.
Shell commits $1M to support flood victims in Niger Delta
Nov 02, 2022
LEADING energy company, Shell, has committed one million US Dollars ($1million), exclusive of its joint venture partners in Nigeria, to support government’s efforts to provide relief to people impacted by the current flood disaster.
Shell to resume crude oil export at Forcados
Oct 12, 2022
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says the Forcados Oil Terminal will resume export operations by the end of the month when ongoing essential repairs would have been completed.
SNEPCo harps on safety ahead of Bonga Turnaround Maintenance…provides free medical eyecare to 2000 Lagosians
Sep 18, 2022
Nigeria’s premier deep-water oil and gas exploration and production company, Shell Nigeria Exploration, and production Company Limited (SNEPCo), says the scheduled turnaround maintenance of its offshore Bonga asset would be defined by safety as top priority.
Shell’s Bonga best in class – NAPIMS
Sep 01, 2022
The National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) has described the deep-water operations of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) as best in class.
184 NNPC/Shell Cradle-to-Career beneficiaries migrated to varsity scholarship
Jul 29, 2022
A total of 184 beneficiaries of the NNPC/Shell Cradle-to-Career scholarship for secondary school students have been migrated to the SPDC JV university scholarship programme in the last five years, Shell’s Head of Corporate Relations for Nigeria, Igo Weli, has said, adding that the beneficiaries are all from the company’s areas of operations in the Niger Delta.
Shell MD, Okunbor, wins Prestigious Industry Lifetime Award
Jul 14, 2022
The Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has been named the sole recipient of the H. E. Dr Alirio Parra Lifetime Achievement Award in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry for 2022.
Bayelsa Govt seeks more investments by SPDC
Jul 12, 2022
Bayelsa State Government has called for better collaboration with The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) to enable more investments in the state, and to give more value to people of Bayelsa.
Statement by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC and Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria
Jun 30, 2022
The following is a statement by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC and Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria on recent media reporting on the Supreme Court of Nigeria Torchi proceedings:
Dons recommit to national technological aspirations
Jun 09, 2022
Six senior lecturers occupying academic chairs endowed in Nigerian universities by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), have reiterated their commitment to strategies that would enhance collaboration between the international oil company and the academia to meet Nigeria’s technological aspirations.
Shell Inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme
May 22, 2022
Energy company, Shell, has inaugurated the second and final phase of its comprehensive health care projects for Oloibiri and other communities in Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.
Petroleum varsity gets ICT centre donation from NNPC, SNEPCo
Apr 20, 2022
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), on Wednesday, inaugurated a state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, in Delta State. The 100-seater facility was built and equipped by the NNPC-SNEPCo partnership to promote research, teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
SPDC JV opens animation academy for Niger Delta youths
Apr 13, 2022
ENERGY company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC joint venture, has opened an animation academy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for practical training of youths in 3D animation, look development and visual effects.
Shell emerges leading tax compliant company
Apr 05, 2022
The Federal Inland Revenue Service has named Shell as a “leading tax compliant organisation in Nigeria for 2021.”
Shell’s gas to power Nigeria’s biggest fertiliser company
Mar 02, 2022
Leading energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture partners – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC), Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) – on Wednesday signed an agreement for a daily supply of 70 million standard cubic feet of gas to Dangote Fertiliser Company to boost production and for local and export purposes.