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Building local skills and expertise

In many places around the world, we share benefits with local communities by offering training for jobs in the oil and gas industry.

Buying locally and encouraging local suppliers

We prioritise procurement of goods and services from local suppliers who meet the standards we require, and support others to reach those.

Generating prosperity for countries and communities

Shell’s business activities benefit both the people and businesses that we work with, and the economies in the countries in which we operate.

Supporting enterprise development and entrepreneurs

Our social investment programmes, including Shell LiveWIRE, support enterprise development in countries where we have operations.

Unlocking the Power of Hydrogen

HySiLabs, a Shell France-supported company, recently signed a contract with Shell GameChanger to take their groundbreaking technology to the next level.

Encouraging a new generation of engineers in Nigeria

Encouraging a new generation of engineers in Nigeria

The Bonga deep-water oil and gas project has unlocked new energy resources in the Gulf of Guinea, and the door to new skills. 

Watch how Bonga creates local opportunities