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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.

Supporting enterprise development and entrepreneurs

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

The entrepreneur helping women get to work in Pakistan

A new ridesharing service is helping women commute, with funding from Shell.

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