Shell Petroleum Development Company
National Assembly asks Shell to pay N7b to oil-producing communities
The National Assembly has called on Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to comply with the resolution of the Senate and pay oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta N6.9 billion. The amount is for accumulated rentals, expired leases, judgment debts and discriminatory payments for land re-acquisition and rentals in the Niger Delta. This was sequel to…
Government takes over oil well from Shell, Ogoni people kick
The Federal Government has asked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to take operatorship of OML 11 from the end of next month possibly to forestall disruption of oil production in the Niger Delta.
Promise of 85km Link Road thrills isolated Kula Kingdom
After several decades isolation occasioned by lack of access road to the rest of the state, the people of Kula Community in Akuku-Toru Local Council of Rivers State leapt for joy following the unfolding of plans for the construction of the proposed 85km Kula-Port Harcourt Road. Kula Community, one of the coastal communities occupied by…
SPDC frustrating oil spill redress efforts, says Bayelsa community
The people of Aghoro 1 community in Ekeremor Council of Bayelsa State have accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of frustrating their efforts to get redress following a major oil spill in the area last year. A letter to the SPDC managing director by the community’s consultants, Furoebi Akene, said the personnel of the company…
SPDC: Esau’s hand and Jacob’s voice
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) manifests ambivalence in its dealings with the people of the Niger Delta region where it has explored and exploited crude oil for six decades beginning in 1956 ...
Crude oil: A blessing too much
The good old days are gone when the groundnut pyramids in northern Nigeria were a major contributor to the economy. They were the admiration of everyone from far and near; one of the pride of the nation.
Bayelsa community accuses Shell of negligence over oil spill
A community in Bayelsa State, Agoro 1, has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of neglecting them after an oil spillage.
Shell pays $1.1 billion in royalties, corporate taxes
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Joint Venture (JV) Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) paid $1.1 billion to the Federal Government in form of royalties and corporate taxes in 2017. The company said in 2017 Sustainability report released on Monday that it has contributed $23 billion to the Nigeria economy from 2013 to 2017.…
‘Nigeria needs continuous bidrounds to offset instability in oil sector’
An industry expert, who served as Deputy Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC) Egbert Ulogo Imomoh, in Abuja on Wednesday, said continuous bid rounds were needed to enable Nigeria wet the shocks in the oil and gas industry.
Rivers community resolves to accelerate infrastructure development
It made the resolve after considering that it was abandoned since 37 years of oil and gas production in the area.The royal family, however, suspended their agent to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Nigeria Limited, Ibinabo Harry from interfacing between them and Shell, saying he failed in his responsibilities.