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Ojulari takes over as Shell Managing Director



Ojulari takes over as Shell Managing Director

Biodun Abimbola


Bayo Ojulari has resumed as the Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) from Tony Attah.

Ojulari takes over as Shell Managing Director

Bayo Ojulari took over as Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company from Tony Attah on November 1, 2015. Picture shows Mr. Attah (right) handing over the Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Charter of SNEPCo to Mr. Ojulari in keeping with the tradition of environment-friendly operations by the deep-water subsidiary of Shell in Nigeria.


Mr. Tony Attah, former Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has moved up to the Group Integrated Gas business as Senior Projects Advisor.

He will be working on projects in The Netherlands and Singapore.

Bayo Ojulari’s appointment continues a long-standing tradition which has seen Nigerians man all the Shell operating units in Nigeria.

As Managing Director of SNEPCo, Bayo will superintend over the operations of a company which pioneered deep-water oil and gas production in Nigeria when it commenced output at the Bonga field in 2005. The project increased Nigeria’s oil capacity by 10 per cent at the time.

At full output, Bonga has the potential to add more than 200,000 barrels of crude oil and 150 million standard cubic feet of gas to Nigeria’s daily production.


Mr. Bayo Ojulari, is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering with over 24 years of work experience in Nigeria, Europe, and the Middle East in Process Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Development, Production Engineering and Health Safety and Environment (HSE) management. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and was SPE Nigeria Council Chairman in 1998/99.

Bayo has written several technical papers and received several awards in the field of engineering and leadership.

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