Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC)

+234 807 026 9999
Lagos, Forcados, Port Harcourt, Bonny, Warri, Abuja
Freeman House, 21/ 22, Marina Rd, 100221, Lagos

Shell Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) operates under a joint-venture arrangement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) 55%, Shell 30%, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) 10% and Nigeria Agip Oil Company limited (NAOC) 5%.
The JV was the largest oil producer in Nigeria SPDC remains a pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It has the largest acreage in the country from which it still produces around 1 million barrels of oil per day on average about 39 per cent of the nation’s oil.

The company’s operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 31,000 square kilometres.

SPDC has more than 6,000 kilometres of pipelines and flowlines, 87 flowstations, 8 gas plants and more than 1,000 producing wells.

Other Shell interests in Nigeria;
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO)
SNEPCO, 100% owned by Shell, was formed in 1993 to develop Nigeria’s deep-water oil and gas resources offshore – the new frontier for the country’s energy industry at the time. It signed a production-sharing contract with NNPC to operate two deep-water licences. The company produces oil and gas in the Bonga field at water depths up to 2,500 metres with the Bonga FPSO.

Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd (SNG)
SNG currently operates a world class gas transmission and distribution network of approximately 115km in Nigeria. It operates several systems including Agbara-Ota in Ogun state, the Aba Cluster in Abia State the Port Harcourt Cluster in Rivers State. Over the years, SNG has built a reputation as the safest & most reliable gas distribution company in Nigeria.

Liquefied Natural Gas, Bonny Island
NLNG is a joint venture incorporated in 1989 to produce LNG and natural gas liquids for export. Shell holds a 25.6% share, together with NNPC (49%), Total (15%) and ENI (10.4%).
The NLNG plant has six processing units (trains) with total processing capacity of 22 million tonnes a year of LNG and up to 5 million tonnes of natural gas liquids (LPG and condensate).

Osagie Okunbor is the Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria.
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Products and Services:
Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Producing Fields/Oil Blocks, Shallow-water/Deepwater Operations, Pipeline & Infrastructure
    • OML140 (55%)
    • Bonga field
    • Bonga North West
    • OML28 (Gbaran and Kolo Creek)
    • OML23 (Soku)

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