Greenpeace leaves Arctic drill rig after 6 day stay

2015-04-13 08:50

Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean, the organisation says.

Shell offers 50% premium to buy BG for $70bn

2015-04-08 11:30

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy smaller rival BG Group in the first oil super-merger in more than a decade to close the gap with US oil firm ExxonMobil.

Shell to cut more UK North Sea jobs in 2015

2015-03-27 20:15

Royal Dutch Shell is planning more job cuts in its UK North Sea oil and gas business, a week after a package of tax cuts to encourage growth in the industry.

Action group warns of fracking 'Trojan horse'

2015-03-17 16:34

Reports that oil and gas multinational Shell is reviewing its plans for fracking outside the Americas could be a "Trojan horse", the Treasure Karoo Action Group says.

Oil dive puts paid to Shell's fracking plans

2015-03-16 09:03

Shell says it is pulling back from its shale projects in SA due to lower energy prices, although it is still seeking an exploration licence for the Karoo basin.

Exxon, Shell spending may help amid oil plunge

2015-03-11 13:48

Exxon Mobil and Shell may withstand the oil price collapse better than their rivals because they are closer to finishing expensive investment projects while others must keep spending.

Shell plans N Sea platform decommissioning

2015-02-03 11:15

Shell intends to start a 10-year process to dismantle and remove one of Britain's oldest and biggest oil platforms.

Shell pays Nigerians for spill

2015-01-07 19:59

Royal Dutch Shell is to pay more than $80m to a Nigerian fishing community 'devastated' by two serious oil spills in 2008.

Shell talks about regasification and fracking

2014-11-12 14:20

Shell is looking for local partners to invest in “regasification” plants, and has disclosed more information about plans to frack in the Karoo.

Shell posts mixed third-quarter earnings

2014-10-30 12:45

Shell has posted mixed third-quarter earnings, as it weathered sliding oil prices but was buoyed by improved capital efficiency and strong project delivery.


Shell takeover could net BG's CEO over £32m

2015-04-09 09:45

Royal Dutch Shell's agreed takeover of BG Group will trigger payouts for the BG chief executive that could see his pay for his first year top £32m.

Shell will resume drilling off Alaska coast

2015-03-31 08:14

Shell will resume drilling off Alaska after suspending operations for two years in the wake of an accident, the special US envoy to the Arctic says, but gave no details as to when.

Shell completes $1.7bn Nigerian asset sale

2015-03-26 11:21

Shell has completed the sale of its 30% stake in the Nigerian oil block 29 and the Nembe Creek trunk line to Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production for $1.7bn.

TKAG warns of fracking 'Trojan horse'

2015-03-17 14:19

Reports that oil and gas multinational Shell is reviewing its plans for fracking outside the Americas could be a 'Trojan horse', the Treasure Karoo Action Group says.

Shell CEO's total pay soars to €24.2m

2015-03-13 08:48

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden will earn a total €24.2m for 2014, making him one of the highest-earning FTSE 100 bosses despite last year's sharp fall in oil prices.

No agreement in US refinery strike talks

2015-02-22 13:08

Lead US oil company negotiator Shell says face-to-face negotiations with the United Steelworkers union failed to yield an agreement to end a 20-day refinery strike.

Shell to revive plans to drill in the Arctic

2015-01-30 08:36

Shell plans to resume drilling in Alaska this year even as it plans to cut spending by $15bn over the next three years because of the drop in oil prices.

Shell must pay $4bn oil damages, says Nigeria

2014-11-27 10:21

Nigeria's national assembly says oil major Shell should pay $3.96bn for a 2011 spill in the latest assessment of damage to the environment.

Shell pushes govt for shale gas licence

2014-11-05 21:17

Shell is pressing the government to decide on its application to explore for shale gas in the Karoo, which may contain some of the world's largest reserves.

Karoo fracking by winter 2016

2014-10-28 15:37

The first exploratory drill head could be biting its way down through Karoo rock in search of shale gas by as early as mid-2016.

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