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Energy transition: Shell boss urges Nigeria to optimise resources

Osagie Okunbor

The Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has advised that Nigeria should adopt a two-pronged strategy for its energy transition programme in response to global call to reduce exploitation of fossil fuels and production of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Mr. Osagie Okunbor, Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria and Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria ...

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Shell trains 40 Imo youths for Assah North-Ohaji South gas project

Osagie Okunbor

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has commenced a one-year professional and vocational training for 40 youths from the SPDC Joint Venture host communities of the Assa North and Ohaji South gas project in Imo State. Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, Shell Petroleum Development Company and Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria “The aim is to ready these ...

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Shell LiveWIRE beneficiaries get N48m grant

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Some 117 young entrepreneurs from the Niger Delta have graduated from the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE programme and have been awarded a N48 million grant to either establish or expand their businesses. This brings to 7,913 the total number of beneficiaries of the youth enterprise development programme since inception in 2003. Social Performance and Social Investment Manager, The Shell Petroleum Development ...

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Bayelsa proposes out-of-court settlement on revenue dispute with Shell

Douye Diri

The Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 indicated willingness to withdraw pending litigation against the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) over unpaid revenue running into billions of naira. Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State Bayelsa government had dragged SPDC to court over failure of the oil firm to pay “development levies”. The development levies were for ...

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Shell reports 51 leaks in Niger Delta in 2021

Ineffective clean up

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says it has so far recorded 51 leaks from its oil production activities in the Niger Delta in 2021. Oil spill According to data obtained from the oil firm’s website on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 44 of the spill incidents were traced to sabotage by vandals. The firm said that seven of the ...

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Shell’s pipeline spills 276 barrels of crude in April, says report

Ineffective clean up

The 14-inch crude trunk line operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in the Niger Delta region spilled 276 barrels of crude oil in three incidents in April 2021. The outcome of oil spill It was gathered on Monday, May 10 that the 276 barrels of crude is the cumulative volume of spill from a section of the pipeline that ...

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Oil spill: 110 barrels polluted Bayelsa environment, says Shell spokesman

Ineffective clean up

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it restrained 213 barrels of crude oil from polluting Bayelsa environment when a leakage occurred at its Ikarama facility in the state. Oil spill Mr Bamidele Odugbesan, SPDC’s Media Relations Manager, who confirmed the incident, however, said that 110 barrels spilled into the environment when the facility was shut to prevent further spread. ...

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Fresh oil spill reported from Shell facility in Bayelsa

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Community sources in Ikarama community have reported a new case of oil spill along Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) Okordia-Rumekpe Trunk Line or TransNiger Trunk Line. The spill reportedly occurred on April 6, 2021. Spilled crude oil spreading around the spill site According to community folks, the spill occurred as Shell was flushing the pipeline, an act otherwise described as ...

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Group demands remediation of pollution at Shell’s facility in Bayelsa

Osagie Okunbor

Environmentalists have urged Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to remediate areas polluted by oil leak from its facility in Yenagoa and Ogbia Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State. Mr. Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria The environmentalists under the auspices of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the ...

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Shell dismisses Kidney Island asset takeover by Rivers

Osagie Okunbor

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has dismissed the purported takeover of Kidney Island asset of the SPDC Joint Venture in Port Harcourt by the Rivers State Government in the exercise of rights purportedly acquired through a court auction process that is still the subject of ongoing appeals at the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt. Mr. ...

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