Energy divestment campaigns a 'red herring' - Shell CEO

2015-05-21 20:00

Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden has slammed as a "red herring" calls for investors to divest from energy companies as part of the fight against climate change.

Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

2015-05-11 22:57

A US agency has approved Shell's Arctic drilling plan off Alaska's northwest coast

Shell, Total align trading and refining units

2015-05-04 12:55

Top oil firms Royal Dutch Shell and Total are bringing their refining and trading operations closer together, an alternative way to drive profits as oil prices fall.

Shell agrees to start cleaning polluted area

2015-05-03 09:24

Shell has agreed with Nigerian fishing community of Bodo in the Niger Delta to start the clean-up of two devastating oil spills in 2008, activists say.

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.


Anti-Arctic drilling activists hold 'Shell No' protest

2015-05-17 08:28

Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets have taken to the water off Seattle in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the message that Shell should cancel its plan to drill in the Arctic Ocean.

BG Group profits slide awaiting purchase by Shell

2015-05-08 10:00

British energy firm BG Group, facing a mega takeover by Royal Dutch Shell has announced a slump in first-quarter profits in the wake of sliding oil and gas prices.

Shell agrees to start clean up of oil spill

2015-05-03 18:45

Shell has agreed with a Nigerian fishing community of in the Niger Delta to start the clean up of two devastating oil spills in 2008, say activists and locals.

Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

2015-04-29 18:56

Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell have presented testimony to a federal court judge that the company needs safety zones to prevent Greenpeace activists from endangering company workers.

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.

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