With business interests from the oil and gas producing heartlands of the Niger Delta to the growing industries of Ogun State and Lagos, Shell Companies in Nigeria provide technical expertise, a global perspective and strong governance that can unlock opportunities for Nigeria and Nigerians.

■ Prosperity through power.

■ A pipeline of projects.

■ Future opportunities in deep-water.

■ Developing Nigerian talent and supply chains.


Shell share of royalties and corporate taxes paid to Nigerian government (SPDC $0.7 billion; SNEPCo $0.8 billion)


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Powering Nigeria’s Economy

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.

Shell’s Interests in Nigeria

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.