Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) can be said to be a leader in the Nigerian petroleum industry. The company is said to have one of the greatest acreage in Nigeria and it notably to produces about thirty-nice percent of the petroleum produced in the country.
The organization’s activities are mostly done in the Niger Delta region of the country where its activities span across thousands of kilometers.
Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria is said to have more than 6000 kilometers of pipelines, with numerous gas plants, producing wells and flowstations and the company is believed to employ more than four thousand employees of which are mostly Nigerians and more than half of the Nigerians that are employed by the company are from the Niger delta region and it has thousands of people who are indirectly employed by the organization.
SPDC mission is to aim to be the choice operator in Nigeria, through its various economic commitment.
It may interest you to know that the company was initially known as Shell D’Arcy and after a while the name changed to Shell-BP which was financed by the British Petroleum and Shell Group of Companies. The discovery of Petroleum was made in 1956 at Oloibiri in Bayelsa State and with continuous exploration more oil wells have been discovered in the nation and as of today Nigeria is regarded as one of the major petroleum producers in the world. As at today Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) can produce about 1,000,000 barrels per day.
The SPDC is a committed to being socially responsible, acting ethically, putting issue of sustainability at the forefront while listening to people and the communities they serve.
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