Our Performance Data
|Nigeria [A] [F]||0.7||0.6||0.8||0.5||0.9||1.2||1.2||1.5||2.0||2.4|
|Sabotage spills – volume (thousand tonnes) ||2.0||1.6||1.4||3.9||2.3||2.7||2.2||3.3||1.6||3.0|
|Sabotage spills – number [F] ||156||109||62||48||94||139||157||138||118||112|
|Operational spills – volume (thousand tonnes) [D] [F] ||0.03||0.4||0.1||0.3||0.2||0.3||0.4||0.2||5.3||0.7|
|Operational spills – number [E] [F] ||7||15||10||8||16||40||31||37||64||32|
[A] Nigeria includes SPDC onshore operations (0.6 million tonnes flared in 2019) and SNEPCo offshore operations (0.02 million tonnes flared in 2019).
[B] All spill volumes and numbers are for spills of more than 100 kilograms.
[C] As of the end of March 2020, there was 1 spill under investigation in Nigeria that may result in adjustments.
[D] Nigeria includes SPDC onshore operations and SNEPCo offshore operations. A single spill at the Bonga field offshore Nigeria amounted to 4.8 thousand tonnes in 2011.
[E] Nigeria includes SPDC onshore operations (7 operational spills in 2019) and SNEPCo offshore operations (0 operational spills in 2019).
[F] We have updated some of our historical figures following review of the data.
More In Briefing Notes
Nigeria’s oil and gas resources can power a diverse economy, expand domestic industries and increase the prosperity of its people. In 2019, Shell Companies in Nigeria paid about $1.5 billion in taxes and royalties to the Nigerian government.
Nigeria is a core part of Shell’s global oil and gas business. For more than 60 years, Shell has worked in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, local and international companies, investors, contractors and communities to develop the country’s oil and gas sector.