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The signing ceremony of a crude lifting from The Gamba Terminal between Shell Gabon and Gabon Oil Company

On July 18th, our Gamba office hosted the signing of the contract between Shell Gabon and Gabon Oil Company for the lifting of state’s crude share from the Gamba Terminal.
sighning ceremony

 

The signing was made by Godson Njoku, PDG Shell Gabon and Serge Toulékima CEO of Gabon Oil Company, in the presence of Etienne Ngoubou, Minister of Oil, Energy and Water resources, Desire Guédon, Deputy Minister of Economy, Employment and Sustainable Development, representatives from the Department of Hydrocarbons, the Prefet of Ndougou Region, the Mayor, The Head of Ndougou Regional Assembly and many other dignitaries.

The contract will enable the State to increase its revenues and direct participation in the oil sector - a strategic sector for Gabon. It will also enable Shell Gabon to further align to the long-term goals of Gabon, our partner over the last 53 years.

At the signing ceremony, Godson said: "I am very happy that this historic agreement contributes to the goals of “Gabon Emergent” defined by His Excellency President Ali Bongo Ondimba. We have made the safety of the crude lifting operations, a cornerstone of this agreement as the most important aspect of our operation. In addition, we at Shell are conscious of our role as operator given that about 50% of the crude oil produced in Gabon today is exported through the Gamba terminal and so we have an obligation to protect this strategic asset for the Gabon. "

Contact: shellgabon@shell.com

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