Posts Tagged “Shell”

Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

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Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

January 15, 2017 by Koye Alaba A CleantechNaija Original Feature As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria’s economy is overwhelmingly dependent on oil, which accounts for 81% of government revenue and more than 97% of export earnings. However, as the world is moving gradually towards low-carbon energy, it is high time Nigeria began to prepare for…

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Shell lists gains of renewable energy, launches global campaign

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Shell lists gains of renewable energy, launches global campaign

October 4, 2016 by Clara Nwachukwu Originally published on Guardian. Anglo-Dutch Shell said due to growing global population and increasing demand for energy, failure to invest in alternative or renewable energy poses a greater risk than struggling to meet demand only from oil and gas. Shell backed the increasing investment in renewables amid dwindling revenues…

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Shell reduces gas flare by 85% in 2015

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Shell reduces gas flare by 85% in 2015

July 31, 2016  by Olusola Bello Originally published on Business Day Online. Flaring volume of gas from Shell Petroleum Development Company’s (SPDC) joint-venture facilities in Nigeria was reduced by 85 percent between 2002 and 2015. The company is the largest producer of crude oil in Nigeria with it operational tentacles spread across the Niger-Delta region….

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New initiative to give Africa cheap electricity

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New initiative to give Africa cheap electricity

July 21, 2016 by Baraka Rateng Originally published on SciDev Net. A new initiative, Scaling Off-Grid Energy: A Grand Challenge for Development, will invest US$36 million to empower entrepreneurs and investors to connect 20 million households in Sub-Saharan Africa with off-grid energy by 2030. The initiative was announced at the US Global Entrepreneurship Summit last…

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Shell flags off Nigeria campaign on energy efficiency

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Shell flags off Nigeria campaign on energy efficiency

May 30, 2016 by Shell Press Release Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria has flagged off a major public service campaign in Nigeria as part of a global effort to encourage debate on how a rapidly expanding world population can meet its energy needs. Using traditional and social media advertising and other targeted activities, the 2016…

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