Governor Uzodinma spoke recently through the State Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Ikay Njoku, at a ceremony by the CDBs to present cheques to community contractors for the third milestone for the over N360 million social investment projects designed to benefit people of the host communities.
Making the announcement at a ceremony on Friday, the two organisations said the new Aret Adams Chair Professor came tops in a keenly contested selection process.
SPDC’s Managing Director and Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria, Osagie Okunbor, said Shell’s support is shown in the company’s multi-billion dollars investment in four of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s “Seven Critical Gas Development Projects”.
The DPR described the allegations as false and baseless.
“SPDC does not have any formal report of named SPDC staff members or contractors involved in pipeline vandalism or crude oil theft,” SPDC’s Media Relations Manager, Bamidele Odugbesan, said in a statement on Thursday.
The position of the company was contained in a statement on Friday.
Rivers State is set to start testing for COVID-19 in Port Harcourt with the receipt of the state’s first set of testing equipment from the Shell Petroleum Development Company among many other medical hardware and consumables presented to the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday.
Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria and Managing Director, SPDC, Osagie Okunbor, said: “Shell has collaborations with the academia in Nigeria and now has two successful centres of excellence that promote the emergence of industry-ready graduates at university level.”
Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC Nigeria, stated this at Belema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State during a joint visit to OML 25 host communities with a Federal Government delegation.
Nigeria’s leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities.
“These are critical national assets with 55 percent government interest and they produce the crude oil that accounts for over 90 per cent of Nigeria’s foreign exchange and the bulk of government revenue. Hurting these assets means hurting the nation’s revenue, the economy of the states, the health of the people and the environment,” SPDC’s General Manager External Relations, Igo Weli, said on Monday
The indigenes, who staged a protest in Abuja on Thursday, were demanding payment of the amount, saying they were being cheated by the multinational company.
Igo Weli, SPDC General Manager, External Relations, said this on Tuesday via an email to the News Agency of Nigeria by Michael Adande, SPDC’s Spokesperson.
Igho Weli, SPDC General Manager, External Relations, said this in a statement on Saturday in Warri.
Shell Petroleum Development Company says it is disposed to peaceful resolution of the disputed OML-25 oil and gas facility in Belema community in Rivers.
Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture says it has spent over N17 billion on infrastructural projects in its host operating communities in Rivers.
Shell Petroleum Development Company on Thursday said it invested over N221.08 million on several infrastructural projects in nine host Etche communities in Rivers.
No fewer than 12 young entrepreneurs from host communities to the Bonny Oil and Gas Terminal in Rivers State have benefitted from a N150 million capacity development and empowerment programme by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited.
Shell Petroleum Development Company says it is spending $5 million (N1.8 billion) to finance some projects in the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Delta State.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited and its joint venture partners signed a Final Investment Decision agreement for a 300 million cubic feet of gas on Wednesday in Abuja.