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.

Greenpeace gets LEGO to dump Shell

2014-10-15 09:26

LEGO has cut ties with Shell after a successful Greenpeace campaign drew massive public support against the oil giant drilling in the Arctic.

Greenpeace gets LEGO to dump Shell

2014-10-13 10:01

LEGO has cut ties with Shell after a successful Greenpeace campaign drew massive public support against the oil giant drilling in the Arctic.

Shell Russia, Total stay put in Russia

2014-09-19 15:32

The head of Shell Russia says the company's strategy in Russia remained unchanged, although the firm is evaluating the implications of sanctions imposed by the West.

Shell wants to drill in Arctic

2014-08-29 22:15

Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a new plan for drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska, more than one year after halting its program following several embarrassing mishaps.

Shell sells some Nigeria oil fields

2014-08-27 14:00

Royal Dutch Shell has sold some of four oil fields up for grabs in Nigeria, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to cut costs.

Shell 'failing' to clean oil pollution in Nigeria

2014-08-04 08:04

Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria's Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell, Amnesty International and other groups have charged.

Greenpeace protest against Lego & Shell

2014-07-28 08:57

Greenpeace activists protested outside a Lego store in Chile, condemning a deal between the Toy Company and Shell that the environmental group says is 'polluting kids' imaginations.'

Shell offers $51m to settle oil spills case

2014-06-20 20:03

Royal Dutch Shell is ready to pay up to $51m in compensation for two oil spills in Nigeria in 2008 after a London court rejected a larger claim, sources say.

Shell may need a year for Nigeria asset sale

2014-05-01 09:18

Shell may take up to a year to complete a planned sale of assets in Nigeria, and an election may complicate the process, says its chief financial officer.

Nigerian community fights Shell in UK court

2014-04-29 09:04

UK's High Court is set to hold a pre-trial hearing ahead of a court case due to be held next year brought by at least 15 000 members of Nigeria’s Bodo community against oil giant Shell.

Russia admits sanctions are hurting

2014-04-24 18:00

President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine-related sanctions are hurting Russia, but added that the damage was not very serious.

2 Britons held for oil theft in Nigeria

2014-03-28 22:33

Nigeria has arrested two Britons and 10 of its own citizens on charges of trying to bribe a military officer to facilitate oil theft.

Govt gives go-ahead for Karoo fracking

2014-03-23 14:00

The South African government has given the green light for shale gas exploration in the Karoo and elsewhere – a move seen by the state as a possible “game changer” for the economy, says a report.

Shell: Fracking may not make us money

2014-03-12 12:21

Multinational Shell says that fracking in the Karoo for shale gas may not be financially viable and would like to explore the option by placing 24 exploration wells in the Karoo.

Sasol keen for SA shale gas action

2014-03-11 05:30

Sasol CEO David Constable says the group is excited about the technologies it can bring to the table once the country's fracking industry gets off the ground.

Glencore eyes Shell assets in Nigeria

2014-03-05 09:46

Commodity trader and miner Glencore has confirmed its interest in buying oil assets that oil major Shell is selling in Nigeria.

Another big firm pulls out of Australia

2014-02-21 10:15

Global energy giant Shell announced it is selling service stations and its last remaining Australian refinery.

Shell to drill for oil in Namibian waters

2014-02-17 15:30

Shell is to drill offshore Namibia, a growing area of interest for oil and gas explorers, the country's mines and energy minister has announced.

Ships to ride natural gas boom

2014-02-04 19:14

Natural gas has started to challenge oil as the dominant transport fuel with companies building gas-powered ships and installing networks of service stations on water and land.

BP back in favour despite spill legacy

2014-01-27 17:23

If you spent £10 on BP shares on April 19 2010, you would have just £9 now, including dividends. A poor investment, but also a remarkable recovery.

UAE likely to renew Total oil concession

2014-01-20 18:17

Total has a good chance to keep its operating share in Abu Dhabi's onshore oilfields as the Gulf emirate prepares new concessions, says France's international trade minister.

Conservationists, big oil join forces for whales

2014-01-20 09:14

Conservationists have joined forces with a company working on one of the world's largest oil and gas projects to help limit the impact of seismic surveys on endangered whales.


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.

Greenpeace gets LEGO to dump Shell

2014-10-13 12:26

LEGO has cut ties with Shell after a successful Greenpeace campaign aimed at stopping the oil giant drilling in the Arctic.

UK's Coryton oil storage project put on ice

2014-09-25 17:45

The development of a new oil product storage facility on the site of the shuttered Coryton refinery in eastern England has been paused, the site's operator says.

Shell revives plan to sell LPG business

2014-09-12 19:30

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Credit Suisse to advise on the sale of its European liquefied petroleum gas business, the Financial Times reports.

Shell files new plan to drill in Arctic

2014-08-29 19:45

Shell has submitted a new plan for drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska, more than one year after halting its programme after several embarrassing mishaps.

Shell sells US gas assets for $2.1bn

2014-08-14 18:30

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its natural gas-producing properties in Wyoming's Pinedale field and Louisiana's Haynesville field for about $2.1bn in cash.

Shell earnings rise 33%, beat forecasts

2014-07-31 09:22

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a 33% increase in quarterly earnings, beating analyst forecasts, after selling at higher prices.

Nigerian fishermen reject Shell's $50m

2014-06-21 14:23

Lawyers say thousands of Nigerian fishermen have rejected an offer of $50m from Royal Dutch Shell for "some of the largest oil spills in history”.

China has surpassed Britain's 'declining empire'

2014-06-18 12:47

China has overtaken Britain as a world power, a state-run newspaper has argued, after Premier Li Keqiang oversaw the signing of trade deals that will see Chinese invest in British high-speed trains and nuclear power.

US firm halts oil spending in SA

2014-04-30 18:00

Anadarko Petroleum has stopped spending in South Africa until it has clarity on changes in the petroleum law, which gives the state a 20% stake in new ventures.

Greenpeace: Stop Arctic drilling Shell

2014-04-25 10:41

Shell’s partner Gazprom is currently extracting oil from the Arctic, just a mere 50km from a wildlife reserve according to Greenpeace.

Shell plans Russian expansion

2014-04-21 15:00

The Royal Dutch Shell boss has told President Vladimir Putin in Moscow that his company wants to expand its operations in Russia.

Fracking....a close reality

2014-03-24 11:29

Fracking is one step closer to becoming a reality, as government moves closer to shale gas exploration in the Karoo with the release of new regulations.

Shell ends talks with Ukraine

2014-03-19 19:06

Shell has stopped talks with Ukraine and US group ExxonMobil on extracting natural gas in the Black Sea off the coast of crisis-hit Crimea.

Govt raps Shell for embarrassing SA

2014-03-11 20:04

The government has criticised Shell SA for not refuelling a jet carrying the visiting speaker of Iran's parliament, forcing him to cancel a planned African tour.

UK not ready for shale gas exploration

2014-03-05 21:17

The UK may be a prime location for shale gas exploration, but a lack of onshore drilling infrastructure and local opposition will impede development, experts and geologists say.

Vitol SA in $2.6bn Shell deal

2014-02-21 15:16

Vitol SA is buying Shell's Australian refinery and petrol stations for about $2.6bn in its biggest acquisition, looking to grab a share of a growing oil market.

Namibia expects more oil prospectors

2014-02-19 10:51

Namibia's government says it would soon accept more major oil companies into the country, a day after Shell announced it had bought two offshore blocks.

Shell to sell three assets

2014-02-14 17:03

Royal Dutch Shell plans to put three oil and gas assets in the North Sea up for sale, as it seeks to ramp up disposals and focus on improving shareholder returns.

Shell hikes gas prices in Argentina

2014-02-03 20:15

Shell has raised fuel prices in Argentina by 12%, drawing fire from the government of President Cristina Kirchner as it struggles with inflationary pressures.

Iran plans to win back Western business

2014-01-23 14:14

Iran will have a new, attractive investment model for oil contracts, say Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh.

Shell sells stakes in Australian gas project

2014-01-20 13:18

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell stakes in a gas project in Western Australia for $1.14bn as part of a drive to improve return on investment.

Shell issues shock profits warning

2014-01-17 14:46

Shell has issued a severe profits warning, blaming exploration costs and disruption to Nigerian output, which sparked a sharp drop in its share price.

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