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Shell Todd Oil Services (STOS)

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Years of operation in O&G industry: 10+ years
Brief company description:
Shell Todd Oil Services (STOS) operates on behalf of Shell Exploration NZ Ltd and Todd Energy for assets in the Taranaki region. STOS is owned by Shell (50%) and Todd Energy (50%). It operates Kapuni and Maui assets on behalf of their shareholders Shell, Todd and OMV. STOS also provides support to Pohokura’s operator Shell Exploration NZ limited. Collectively from these fields, STOS is responsible for producing the majority of New Zealand’s energy supply. The ownership structure for Kapuni is Shell 50%, Todd 50%; and Maui is Shell 87.75%, OMV 10% and Todd 6.25%. During its more than 50 years in operation, STOS has set operational, environmental and safety benchmarks in the New Zealand oil and gas industry. The company currently employs more than 300 local and expatriate personnel in a wide variety of roles including operations, sub-surface analysis, drilling, engineering and support services. It also indirectly employs many more through a wide range of contractors.
Type of O&G business:
E and P Company
Head office location: Taranaki (NZ)
Projects in which your company has been significantly involved:
  • Kapuni
  • Maui
Other New Zealand projects: Maui Gas Pipeline, Liquigas Storage and Pipeline, New Plymouth hydrocarbon liquids storage and tanker loading systems.
Other international projects: Support to Shell Exploration NZ Ltd activities elsewhere on an as-required basis.
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
Other certifications: Bureau Veritas (Offshore Facilities, Pressure Equipment and Pipeline Codes) and SGSM&I (Onshore Facilities, Pressure Equipment and Pipeline Codes)
Company association membership/s:
  • PEPANZ (Petroleum Exploration & Production Association of NZ)
  • SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers)
Other membership/s: IPENZ (Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand)
Industry training and development programmes offered:
  • Scholarships
  • Internships
  • Apprenticeships
Other training and development opportunities offered: Professional, Leadership and HSE
  • Gas storage
  • Gas processing, methanol, urea, ammonia
  • Gas transportation
  • Oil storage, transportation, trading, refining
  • Trading & marketing - mid/downstream
  • Condensate