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First gas flows from Shell’s Corrib gas field in Ireland


Located 83 kilometres off Ireland’s northwest coast in water depths of almost 350 metres, the Corrib gas field lies approximately 3,000 metres below the seabed. At peak annual production, the Corrib gas field is expected to produce around 260 MMscf/d of gas, which is 45,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.“Today’s announcement is a positive step for our gas portfolio,” said Andy Brown, Shell’s Upstream International Director. “It is also good news for Ireland as the provision of Corrib gas improves security of supply for the Irish energy mark... Read More »

BP: Oil and gas CEOs jointly declare action on climate change


CEOs of 10 global oil and gas companies make collaborative declaration on climate change: Call for an effective climate change agreement at COP21. Strengthen actions and investments to contribute to reducing the GHG intensity of the global energy mix. Support the implementation of clear stable policy frameworks consistent with a 2°C future; these will help our companies to take informed decisions and make effective and sustainable contributions to addressing climate change. Collaborate in a number of areas such as efficiency, natural ga... Read More »

BASF to sell shares in ELLBA Eastern to joint venture partner Shell


BASF remains globally committed to propylene oxide and its respective value chains. Therefore, as part of the agreement, BASF and Shell have signed a supply contract to provide BASF with the necessary volumes of propylene oxide. ELLBA Eastern started production in 2002. The plant is fully integrated into the Shell site on Jurong Island, Singapore, and has an annual capacity of 250,000 metric tons of propylene oxide and 550,000 metric tons of styrene monomer. The ELLBA joint venture between Shell and BASF in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, is not ... Read More »

Vitol completes acquisition of Shell’s Australian downstream business; launches Viva Energy Australia


Viva Energy comprises Shell’s Geelong refinery and 870-site retail business, along with its bulk fuels, bitumen, chemicals and part of its lubricants businesses in Australia. Viva Energy will be the exclusive distributor of Shell branded fuels and lubricants in Australia. The majority of Shell’s downstream staff in Australia will remain with Viva Energy. In February 2014, Vitol announced it had reached a binding agreement with Shell to acquire its Australian downstream business (excluding Aviation) for a total consideration of A$2.9 billion ... Read More »

Amnesty International: Nigerian government and Shell continue to ignore horrendous pollution in Niger Delta


A damning report, released today by Friends of Earth Europe, Amnesty International, Environmental Rights Action, Platform and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD), exposes a shocking lack of action by Shell and the Nigerian Government to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, despite recommendations made by a major UN study three years ago today. The UN Environment Programme published a scientific study on the Ogoniland region of the Niger Delta in 2011, exposing widespread oil pollution, severe health risks for the pop... Read More »

Time to face the music – Dirty oil’s bid for respectability exposed


A 100 foot banner reading ‘Love Jazz Fest – Hate Oil Spills’ tailed a light plane atop of the tens of thousands people attending the festival in New Orleans today. Volunteers distributed fans with the now famous rebranding of the Shell logo featuring devil horns and a polar bear, as well as stickers and information on Shell’s corporate irresponsibility. “Shell utilizes its comparatively small sponsorship of the Festival to earn goodwill, gain credibility as a good community member, and distance itself from the disastrous recent headlines aro... Read More »

Shell announces Malaysia deep-water gas discovery


The well encountered more than 450 metres of gas column. With further exploration planned, the finding is a positive indicator of the gas potential in an area of strategic interest for Shell. “Rosmari-1 is a testament to our ability to successfully drill and build understanding of new geology within our existing exploration heartlands, adding value to our existing assets in Malaysia,” said Andy Brown, Director Shell Upstream International. “We are expanding and rejuvenating heartlands across our exploration portfolio, including in Brunei, Au... Read More »

Shell publishes 2013 Sustainability Report and payments to governments data


Shell has also published details of payments made to governments in 2013 in some of the key countries where it operates. This is the third consecutive year that Shell has made this voluntary disclosure. The Sustainability Report covers Shell’s environmental and social performance for the year and outlines the company’s approach globally. This includes having processes and tools in place to manage safety, the environment and community involvement. It also includes sharing benefits where Shell operates by creating jobs, paying taxes and royalt... Read More »

Shell lifts first crude oil from the Majnoon oilfield


The achievement comes as production at the Majnoon oilfield has reached a current average of 210,000 barrels of oil per day, well in excess of the 175,000 barrels per day (bpd) First Commercial Production target which initiates the commencement of cost recovery and was achieved after extensive rehabilitation works at the oilfield. “This is a historic event for Iraq’s energy industry. The lifting of Shell’s first oil shipment from Majnoon has great significance to us and our partners in the Government as it is a testimony to our shared progre... Read More »

Shell management day 2014: Balancing growth and returns


Shell’s strategy is founded on technological expertise, disciplined capital investment, integrated operations, and large scale. This is underpinned by an unrelenting focus on safety. Investment in long term opportunities is balanced with short term delivery. Shell will drive sharper performance management of the company’s portfolio than in the past, through a more detailed segmentation of the business, into performance units. Van Beurden said: “With sharper accountability in the company, this approach will target growth investment more ef... Read More »

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