Shell Exploration and Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN)
The Shell Exploration and Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN) are part of Royal Dutch/Shell Group, which operates in over 140 countries. They are:
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), the largest private-sector oil and gas company in Nigeria and operator of a joint venture with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (55%), Shell (30%), Total (10%) and Agip (5%).
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo)
100% owned by Shell, operates primarily deep offshore, where no concerted exploration efforts had previously been made.
Shell Nigeria Gas Company Ltd (SNG) is a wholly owned Shell company that promotes gas as a cheaper, more reliable and cleaner alternative fuel and feedstock for local industries. Its operations include a transmission and distribution network of approximately 80 kilometres of gas pipelines.
Shell holds a 25.6 % shareholding and serves as Technical Adviser to Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG), Nigeria’s largest LNG plant, which harnesses natural gas resources and produces liquefied natural gas and natural gas liquids for export.