Spills Response and Prevention in the Niger Delta
The SPDC JV continues its relentless focus to prevent spills from oil production in the Niger Delta. In 2019, the company reduced operational spills to their lowest levels, significantly reduced breaches from wellheads and cleaned up more spill sites than ever before.
There is still much work to do but through a solid strategy, active partnerships, closer community engagements, bold security and new surveillance equipment, the company is making good progress.
■ Improving performance.
■ Preventing illegal activity.
■ Response and investigation.
■ Improving remediation.
■ Clean-up in Ogoniland.
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.