Shell 'liable for rights violations' in Nigeria: Amnesty

2017-11-28 19:29

Amnesty International has called for Shell to be prosecuted for allegedly helping Nigeria's military to commit human rights abuses in the oil-rich south in the 1990s.

‘The other hijacker looked familiar’ - victim of carjacking in JHB

One of two assailants involved in a hijacking on Sunday in Naturena, south of Johannesburg was identified by his victims, who have conducted their own investigation. Watch for more.

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Fuel focus: Shell prepares for a world that's shifting away from oil

2017-07-28 08:16

Royal Dutch Shell CEO says the company is working to remain one of the world's biggest energy suppliers even as major economies look past traditional sources like oil.

Nigeria court orders forfeiture of ex-oil minister's luxury $37.5m property

2017-07-20 19:06

A Nigerian court has ordered the temporary forfeiture a $37.5m property belonging to the country's ex-oil minister, with prosecutors alleging it was bought with ill-gotten funds.

Nigerian widows seek to sue Shell in Dutch courts

2017-06-29 11:40

Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell, accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands by the Nigerian military, Amnesty International says.

Dutch criminal probe into gas field quakes

2017-04-20 17:21

A Dutch court has ordered public prosecutors to probe whether a major energy company may be criminally responsible for a series of earthquakes triggered by gas production in the EU's biggest gas field.

Shell cuts debt with $7.25bn sale

2017-03-09 15:00

Shell will sell almost all of its production assets in Canada’s oil sands in a $7.25bn deal that cuts debt and reduces involvement in fossil-fuel extraction.

Nigeria charges oil majors Shell, Eni with corruption

2017-03-03 20:27

Nigeria's anti-graft agency has filed corruption charges against oil majors Shell and Eni over a $1.3bn offshore block deal.

Jaguar owners can buy fuel via their car's touchscreen

Jaguar and Land Rover has teamed up with petrol company Shell to offer owners the option to pay for fuel via the touchscreen of their car.

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Shell sells part of North Sea assets for $3.8bn

2017-01-31 14:09

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell a chunk of its North Sea assets to oil explorer Chrysaor for up to $3.8bn.


5 hurdles women entrepreneurs in Africa must overcome

2017-10-09 15:43

There are 5 main challenges women in Africa face when they try to be entrepreneurs, delegates hear at the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum.

Shell shuts down Europe's largest refinery

2017-07-30 20:11

The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was shutting down Europe's biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site.

Shell shuts down key supply pipeline in Nigeria

2017-07-25 18:42

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell says it has shut down a key crude supply pipeline in Nigeria's restive south because of a leak.

Nigerian lawmakers want ex-president quizzed about oil deal

2017-07-05 20:30

Nigerian lawmakers have said former president Goodluck Jonathan should give evidence at an inquiry into an oil block deal that has become a shorthand for endemic graft.

Shell proposes gas to liquid for Africa's energy engineering challenges

2017-05-25 21:04

The latest gas to liquid technology for the manufacturing of hydro-carbons can go a long way to benefit Africa's engineering challenges in the energy sector, says an expert at Shell.

Shell sells Gabon onshore energy assets

2017-03-24 16:27

Royal Dutch Shell says that it sold its onshore oil and gas interests in the central African nation of Gabon for $587m to private equity firm Carlyle Group,.

Shell shuts Nigeria's Bonga oilfield for maintenance

2017-03-07 19:07

Shell Nigeria says it is closing Bonga oilfield for a month of maintenance, cutting about 200 000 barrels a day from the output of the recession-hit west African nation.

Shell plans $300m investment in shale

2017-02-26 13:30

Shell has confirmed it will invest $300m to develop a shale oil and gas reserve in southern Argentina.

Shell net profit more than doubles in 2016

2017-02-02 12:19

Royal Dutch Shell says profit after tax more than doubled in 2016, helped by a recovery for oil prices in the fourth quarter.

UK blocks Nigeria Shell spill claims

2017-01-26 19:02

A British court has blocked pollution claims against Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell by more than 40 000 Niger Delta residents demanding action.

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