Shell signs initial deal to return to Iran

2016-10-10 12:25

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed that it has signed an initial deal with Iran's National Petrochemical Company, paving the way for a return to Iran.

Fuel 'too dirty' for Europe sold to Africa - report

2016-09-16 17:01

A campaign group, Public Eye, has criticised Swiss firms for their links to African trade in diesel with toxin levels that are illegal in Europe, a report says.

Shell profit drops on lower oil, weaker refining margins

2016-07-28 15:00

Shell's second-quarter profit has plunged, missing analyst estimates by more than $1bn, as lower energy prices, weaker refining margins and production halts weighed in.

Shell CEO faces long haul to surpass Exxon

2016-06-15 11:45

Royal Dutch Shell chief executive officer Ben Van Beurden has spelled out his main goal last week - surpass Exxon Mobil to become the best-performing oil major.

Shell deepens spending cuts as it promises higher savings

2016-06-07 10:18

Royal Dutch Shell has further cut spending plans and promised increased savings following its record purchase of BG Group.

Nigeria's president to visit restive oil region

2016-05-31 13:41

Muhammadu Buhari will make his first visit as president to Nigeria's oil-producing south, which has been divided by an upsurge in violence from militants.

Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Niger delta

2016-05-26 21:07

A militant group has attacked a Chevron installation in the Niger delta, a maritime expert says, the latest damage to Nigeria's oil infrastructure that is dragging output to 20-year lows.

Shell eyes $700mln exit from Gabon - sources

2016-04-21 19:46

Royal Dutch Shell is working on selling out of its onshore assets in Gabon, according to two sources familiar with the matter, seeking to refocus its African presence.

African leaders have no right to blame colonisers - Mohale

2016-02-18 07:37

African leaders who blame colonisers for some of the challenges they face should rather focus on their poor management record, says Shell SA chair Bonang Mohale.

Shell due to complete BG takeover

2015-12-24 14:00

Energy major Royal Dutch Shell is aiming to complete its takeover of smaller rival BG Group in February.


Shell Nigeria refuses to confirm oil militants' attack

2016-09-27 08:55

Shell Nigeria is refusing to confirm a report by Niger Delta militants that they have bombed its Bonny oil pipeline in the south, crippling its exports.

Nowhere to hide for oil giants from doomsday market

2016-07-31 11:01

Oil prices, natural gas, refining, it all looks very bad right now, says an analyst of the persistent supply overhang that's threatening to tip crude into yet another bear market.

Nigeria arrests militant behind oil attacks

2016-07-23 22:10

The Nigerian secret police has announced the arrest of a militant who they say confessed to carrying out recent attacks on oil pipelines.

Shell says could exit 10 countries

2016-06-07 17:09

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell says it could exit up to 10 countries under a previously announced plan to sell oil and gas assets over two years.

Top European firms warn on Brexit

2016-05-31 22:36

The leaders of 50 of Europe's mightiest companies have warned that Britain will be weaker if its people vote to break away from the European Union.

Buhari to keep Delta amnesty programme

2016-05-29 19:23

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to keep and "re-engineer" a controversial amnesty programme for Niger delta militants.

Shell built a radical car and it's capable of 2.6-litres/100km!

2016-04-22 11:52

Fuel specialist Shell has revealed a radical three-seater concept car. What's so special about the diminutive car? It has a claimed fuel consumption of 2.6-litres/100km!

Karoo fracking to begin in 12 months - govt

2016-03-08 17:48

The government says that exploration for shale gas will begin in the next 12 months, ending years of speculation over the project.

Shell profit dips at least 42% as oil slump deepens

2016-01-20 13:16

Royal Dutch Shell, which is buying GP Group is expecting fourth-quarter profit to drop at least 42% after the rout in crude prices deepened.

Shell says to cut 2 800 jobs after BG takeover

2015-12-14 15:19

Royal Dutch Shell has said it planned to cut 2 800 jobs following its mega takeover of smaller rival BG Group.

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