Africa oil boom fades as $50 crude shuts door on high-cost deals

2015-11-22 19:00

African production, already 19% below its 2008 peak of 10.2 million barrels a day, is set to drop for a third year.

Amnesty: Shell cleanups of oil spills in Nigeria a cover-up

2015-11-03 13:32

Amnesty International says oil giant Shell’s claims of cleaning up spills that have destroyed the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Nigerians are "false".

Shell gets nod to drill wells in SA's Orange basin

2015-10-19 15:04

Shell has obtained permission to drill exploration wells in the Orange Basin Deep Water Licence Area, which could be a key step towards SA's energy diversification.

Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

2015-09-28 20:00

Shell says it is halting its controversial offshore exploration in Alaska after failing to find sufficient quantities of oil and gas.

Fuel shortage exclusive to Gauteng

2015-08-11 17:27

Petrol stations in Gauteng will continue to run dry while the rest of the country remains unaffected, the Fuel Retailers Association says.

Groups want Shell's Arctic plans stopped after ship damaged

2015-07-15 10:15

Ten environmental groups are calling on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to stop Shell from drilling in Arctic waters because one of the company’s icebreakers is scheduled for repair.

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig

2015-06-15 18:03

Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig from leaving Seattle, heading to drill off Alaska

First vessel in Shell's Arctic drilling fleet heads for Alaska

2015-06-12 09:03

The first vessel in Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling fleet has embarked from Washington State to Alaska ahead of its planned resumption of oil and gas exploration in the remote region this summer, the company says.

Shell's Arctic plans challenged

2015-06-02 21:05

Environmental groups have announced their intent to again challenge the 2008 Arctic offshore lease sale.

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.


Nigeria impounds Saro-Wiwa memorial art bus

2015-11-10 19:02

A bus artistically designed to commemorate 20 years since the execution of Saro-Wiwa, has been held up by Nigerian government.

Shell suffers vast loss after scrapping projects

2015-10-29 11:15

Shell dived into a $7.416bn third-quarter net loss on huge write-downs after scrapping costly projects in Alaska and Canada, and on slumping oil prices.

Shell, UJ showcase second Shell Eco-marathon in Africa

2015-09-29 08:57

On October 3 and 4, Shell South Africa, in conjunction with the University of Johannesburg, will host the second Shell Eco-marathon in Africa. Find out more about this awesome event.

Obama approves Arctic drilling

2015-08-18 22:43

Environmental groups say the Obama go-ahead for Arctic drilling clashes with the global warming message.

Shell icebreaker retreats after showdown

2015-07-30 18:23

A Shell Oil icebreaker has retreated after a showdown with environmental activists dangling from Portland, Oregon's tallest bridge.

Shell heads for Alaska

2015-06-27 12:15

The Shell drill fleet is heading to the Arctic while the company awaits final permits.

Oil tsars save Putin's top investor show

2015-06-15 13:10

Powerful oil executives will attend Russia's top investment show this week, set to help organisers shrug off a meagre turnout from other leading Western industrialists and bankers.

6 protesting Shell's Arctic drilling arrested in Seattle

2015-06-10 12:11

Six activists protesting Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean have been arrested, five who blocked entrances to the Seattle port where the company's massive rig is parked and another who disrupted a port commission meeting.

Woman chains herself to Shell ship

2015-05-23 09:53

A woman has chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Shell's exploratory oil drilling north of Seattle.

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.

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