Shell Gabon sale to be finalised in January: source

2017-01-16 19:30

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell will sign a deal to sell its Gabon oil assets to US fund Carlyle this month, a source close to the talks has said, as unions threatened further strike action.

Shell to start feeling Norway heat on shelved gas project

2016-12-01 16:07

Norway expects Royal Dutch Shell to go forward with a shelved project to boost recovery of natural gas at the Ormen Lange field and warned it will start pushing the company for progress from next year.

Nigerian militants blow up Shell oil export pipeline _ again

2016-11-10 08:36

Nigerian militants say they have again blown up an oil pipeline carrying crude for export from Shell's Forcados terminal in southern Nigeria.

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.


Nigeria's Jonathan named in Italian 'kickback' probe

2017-01-10 12:36

Italian prosecutors have alleged that Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan and his oil minister received kickbacks as part of a $1.3bn deal involving oil giants ENI and Shell.

Britain’s High Court will begin hearing lawsuits filed by the Ogale and Bille people alleging that decades of oil spills have fouled the water and destroyed the lives of thousands of fishermen and farmers in the Niger River Delta.

Britain’s High Court will begin hearing lawsuits filed by the Ogale and Bille people alleging that decades of oil spills have fouled the water and destroyed the lives of thousands of fishermen and farmers in the Niger River Delta.

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Nigerian troops disarm dynamite on oil pipeline, 2nd attack

2016-11-09 06:02

A community leader says Nigerian security forces are trying to disarm explosives planted on a state-owned oil pipeline that has been attacked by militants twice recently.

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!

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