Following the sale of its onshore business in the niger delta, Shell plc has refuted rumors that it was about to leave Nigeria. the shell petroleum development company’s divestment aligns with its previously announced intent to exit onshore oil production in the niger delta and focus future investment in Nigeria their deepwater and integrated gas positions. this is according to a statement made by the company’s media team. shell said it intended “to remain a long-term partner of Nigeria, supporting the country’s growing energy needs and export ambitions in areas that are aligned with our strategy” Shell disclosed that it had three other main businesses in Nigeria that were outside the scope of the said spdc transaction.

they are shell nigeria exploration and production company limited, which produces oil and gas in the deepwater gulf of guinea; shell nigeria gas limited, which provides gas to domestic industrial and commercial customers and daystar power group, which provides integrated solar power to commercial and industrial businesses across west africa.