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News and Media Release Archives
News and Press Releases Archives
Shell Creates Motor Oil From Natural Gas
New PurePlus™ Technology results in base oils developed using 40 years of Shell natural-gas-to-liquids innovation.
Shell will not pursue U.S. Gulf Coast GTL project
The Hague, December 5, 2013: Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announces that the company will not move forward with the proposed 140,000 barrels per day Gulf Coast gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Louisiana and will suspend any further work on the project.
Shell V-Power® Fuels Ferrari At The Track
Leanings from the track translate to Shell V-Power road fuel developed for consumers around the world.
Catch Formula 1™ Fever at Austin Fan Fest
Catch Formula 1™ fever at this year’s Austin Fan Fest fueled by Shell Action-packed, FREE downtown party is the place to be during Grand Prix weekend in Texas
Third Supplemental Open Season Concludes
Shell Pipeline successfully concluded its Third Supplemental Open Season on the Ho-Ho Reversal
Grand Prix of Houston Showcases Lubricants
Continuing a rich motorsports history, Shell Lubricants has proven again during the recent Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston that its relationship with IndyCar translates learning from the track to real-world benefits on the road and beyond.
Safety Update: Sunday’s Wreck and Safety
On the final lap of the IndyCar Race 2 in Houston, there was an unfortunate crash which impacted driver Dario Franchitti, a track official and a several fans.
High mileage at Grand Prix of Houston
The inaugural Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston was a success.
From The Racetrack to Our Driveways
Shell and automakers leverage learnings from track to develop products for the road.
Shell Produces First Oil From Phase 2 Of Parque Das Conchas, Offshore Brazil
Shell and its partners have begun production from the second development phase of the Parque das Conchas (BC-10) project, located off Brazil’s south-east coast.
Video: "Rigs to Reef: Towers of Life"
The Shell-funded “Rigs to Reef: Towers of Life” film explores how offshore oil and natural gas platforms can double as important habitat for fish and marine life.
Austin Fan Fest fueled by Shell
Free fan festival in downtown Austin offers live music, experiential zones, family activities, great food and fun.
Greening the Wild West
The Wyoming countryside is home to deer, elk, antelope and rare birds. Nature-lovers enjoy the scenery and working cowboys, such as Gary Zatonik, rely on the land to raise cattle. But water is chronically scarce. A Shell-funded project to enrich the land offers hope.
Limited Supplemental Open Season on Phase 4 of the reversed Ho-Ho Pipeline
Shell Pipeline Company LP (“SPLC”) today announced the start of a limited supplemental binding Open Season for additional firm capacity commitments on Phase 4 of the Houma-to-Houston pipeline system reversal project (“Ho-Ho Reversal”).
Shell grows western Gulf of Mexico position
Shell continues to build upon a strong position in the Perdido Foldbelt by adding to its portfolio one strategically located block in the Western Gulf of Mexico during today’s US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Lease Sale 233.
Deer Park site receives Texas Chemical Council award
Shell Chemical LP Deer Park receives the 2012 Caring for Texas Award for exemplary results and demonstrated commitment to its employees and the community.
Shell interns fuel their future with Shell
Interns from across the U.S. recently gathered for the annual intern conference in Houston – an opportunity to network with each other, ask Shell business leaders about career development, and engage in a community service project.
Shell Deer Park Enters Voluntary Consent Decree with US EPA on flare management program
Shell has reached agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Justice (DOJ) to improve the flare management program at its Deer Park manufacturing facility in Texas (Shell Deer Park).
Olympus Sails Away: A proud day for Shell
Witness the excitement and pride as the sixth and largest Shell tension leg platform set sail over the weekend for its final destination in the Gulf of Mexico.
Olympus platform departs for Gulf
Shell’s massive Olympus tension leg platform (TLP) set sail from Ingleside, Texas yesterday for a 425 mile trek to its final home on the Mars Field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Bentham on the push toward renewables
Shell Head of Scenarios Jeremy Bentham illustrates how renewables factor into future energy plans.
Odum discusses climate change and government policy
Shell President Marvin Odum outlines future energy challenges and their effect on government policy.
Logano helps Shell raise 811 awareness
Texas event, New York media day highlight April activities reminding fans to call before they dig
Deer Park Raises $113,000 for Education
Shell Deer Park Raises $113,000 for Education through its community fun run
Shell, TravelCenters of America Develop LNG Fueling Network
Shell and TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) have finalized an agreement to develop a U.S. nationwide network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling centers for heavy-duty road transport customers.
Supplemental Open Season on the Ho-Ho Reversal Completed
Shell Pipeline is pleased to announce a successful supplemental Open Season period for additional firm capacity on the fully reversed Houma-to-Houston pipeline system (“Ho-Ho Reversal”).
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 is underway
From April 5-7, more than 120 high school and college student teams from Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico and the United States are putting their fuel efficient vehicles to the test on the streets of downtown Houston.
Shell Deer Park Maintenance Activities scheduled this weekend
Beginning this weekend, April 6, 2013, Shell Deer Park will begin startup activities associated with the completion of our 2013 Big Block turnaround.
Smarter Driving Infographic
For years, American car culture has influenced US motorist behavior, affecting everything from what we drive to how we drive and maintain our vehicles.
New Research Busts Myths About Fuel Efficiency
U.S. Launches Target One Million to help develop smarter drivers. The goal of this initiative is to show one million people worldwide how easy it is to become more fuel efficient.
Shell Expands Gulf of Mexico Portfolio
Shell continues to build upon a strong position in the Central Gulf of Mexico and is the apparent high bidder on 38 blocks during today’s US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Lease Sale 227.
Shell Develops Natural Gas for Transport Corridors
Shell to Develop Two Additional Natural Gas for Transport Corridors in North America through further investments in LNG for Transport. Shell plans to utilize North American natural gas to provide an innovative and cost-effective fuel for its commercial customers.
Local Emergency Response Efforts Paying Off
Shell Deer Park has been an active participant in the Deer Park Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) whose goal is to develop plans to educate, communicate and protect the local community in the event of a release.
Shell Deer Park Gives 2nd Boost to Gateway Project
Shell Deer Park recently presented another $100K to the city after its first donation of $100K last year.
Limited Supplemental Binding Open Season
Limited Supplemental Binding Open Season for Shell Pipeline Houma-to-Houston Reversal Project Shell pipeline is offering a limited supplemental binding Open Season for additional firm capacity on the fully reversed Houma-to-Houston pipeline system (“Ho-Ho Reversal”) beginning February 25
Deer Park Internship Bridges School to Real-World
Shell Deer Park's PTECH Internship provides invaluable experience for potential future operations workforce. Two graduates from Lee College in Baytown recently completed the internship and were converted into full-time hires.
Olympus hull arrives in Ingleside, Texas
After traveling more than 18,000 miles from South Korea to South Texas, Shell’s Olympus hull arrives safely in the U.S. Watch the arrival caught on film.
Shell, Kinder Morgan to Export LNG
Shell US Gas & Power LLC (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and Southern Liquefaction Company, LLC, a Kinder Morgan company and unit of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB), today announced their intent to form a limited liability company to develop a natural gas liquefaction plant in two phases at Southern LNG Company, LLC’s (Southern LNG) existing Elba Island LNG Terminal, near Savannah, Ga.
Shell-Pennzoil Race Team and Joey Logano In 2013
Joey Logano enters his first season with Penske Racing coming off a 2012 campaign that saw him produce career-best results in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series.
Shell and Pennzoil Extend Alliance With Penske Corporation
Mooresville, N.C. – Penske Corporation and Shell confirmed today a multi-year extension of their ongoing alliance in North America.
Shell Innovation Summit Puts Collaboration In The Spotlight
Shell launched today a two-day Innovation Summit at the recently expanded Shell Technology Center in Houston.
Shell Innovation Summit Puts Collaboration In The Spotlight
Shell launched today a two-day Innovation Summit at the recently expanded Shell Technology Center in Houston.
Star of the Park: Brent Hahn
A HSE Shift Field Rep. Coordinator at Shell Deer Park, Hahn is also the fire chief for the Kemah Fire Department. Under Hahn’s leadership, the department recently received the 2012 First Responder Organization of the Year Award from the Texas Department of Health.
Deer Park spreads Christmas cheer to the community
In the spirit of giving, Shell Deer Park volunteers give of their time to brighten the spirits of many this Christmas season.
Shell Statement - Kulluk Response
Shell’s Arctic-class drillship, The Kulluk, grounded on the southeast shoreline of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska, at approximately 9 p.m. local time on December 31, 2012, while under tow in heavy seas from Alaska to the U.S. port of Seattle, Washington State. There has been no loss of life and no significant injuries as a result of this incident and Shell is working hard with the relevant authorities to protect the maritime environment in the vicinity of the grounded vessel.
Motiva Port Arthur Still On Track
A pipe leak and fire involving the new VPS 5 crude unit occurred at the Motiva Port Arthur refinery at approximately 10 p.m. on December 11, 2012
Shell's Olympus Hull Departs South Korea
Shell Offshore Inc.'s (Shell) Olympus hull, the approximately 32,500 metric ton main body of the Olympus TLP, departed from South Korea today.
Felipe Massa First Glimpse
Scuderia Ferrari driver Felipe Massa helped kick off this weekend’s Formula 1 United States Grand Prix by treating a group of guests to virtual laps of the Circuit Of The Americas (COTA) in Shell’s state-of-the-art simulator.
Fernando Alonso Makes Surprise Pitstop
Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso marked the start of this weekend’s Formula 1 United States Grand Prix build-up by surprising Shell customers in Austin, Texas.
Shell and Common Ground Alliance
Fan to cheer on No. 22 car in person after winning ‘Race to South Beach’ sweepstakes
Statement: Photo of effigy of President Obama
We have been made aware of a photograph taken at or near a Shell-branded site in Raleigh, NC showing a display which features an effigy of a man resembling President Obama hanging from a noose and that includes a Shell-branded station in the background. This is the action of one individual who is not affiliated with Shell or any of our wholesalers or dealers.
Win a Trip to South Beach for the Final Race of the Season
If you’re a racing fan, there is no better place to be the third weekend of November than Homestead, Fla., site of the final race of the 2012 season.
Register Now For Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013
Students from across the Americas can again bring their passion for energy solutions to Houston, where teams will attempt to build a vehicle that can surpass 2,188.6 miles per gallon.
Joey Logano to drive the no. 22 SHELL-PENNZOIL Ford
Joey Logano to join Penske racing and drive the no. 22 SHELL-PENNZOIL Ford beginning in 2013
811 logos return to the No. 22 car for Watkins Glen race
part of National Safe Digging Day celebration, fans can win a VIP Race Weekend in South Beach
National 811 Day on August 11 (8/11)
National 811 Day on August 11 (8/11) serves as a reminder for everyone to call 811 48-72 hours prior to digging to identify the approximate location of underground utility lines.
Shell Opens New Demonstration Hydrogen Station in California
Shell announced the opening of a new demonstration hydrogen station in Newport Beach, California today.
Westward Ho Pipeline Project Open Season Successful
Pipeline today announced it has successfully concluded its binding Open Season period for firm capacity on the Westward Ho pipeline project.
Houma-To-Houston Reversal Project Progressing
Shell Pipeline today announced that its Ho-Ho pipeline reversal project ("Ho-Ho Reversal") is progressing as per plan, based on shipper requests and new crude production and infrastructure coming online.
Shell expands Gulf of Mexico portfolio
Looking to strengthen its position in the Central Gulf of Mexico, Shell was the apparent high bidder on 24 blocks during today’s US BOEM Lease Sale 216/222.
Natural Gas Fuel Option
Shell and its affiliates have signed a memorandum of understanding with TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to heavy-duty road transport customers in the US through TA’s existing nationwide network of full-service fueling centers.
New Pennzoil UltraTM 0W-40 Designed For All SRT Vehicles
New Formulation is Motor Oil Chrysler Group Recommends for SRT Engines
Never pay full price at the pump
Consumers can now turn everyday purchases into potentially huge savings on fuel
Motiva Celebrates Completion
Motiva Refinery celebrated the completion of a five-year construction project.
Shell Smarter Mobility Day Kicks Off
World’s most fuel-efficient couple shares ways to stretch fuel consumption and save money.
Houma-To-Houston Reversal Open Season Successful
Shell Pipeline successfully concluded its binding Open Season period
No. 22 car wraps up April with 811 logos at Richmond race
Logo during Saturday night’s race concludes National Safe Digging Month, but more is in store for 811 and the No. 22 team in 2012.
Are you a Smarter Driver?
As the Taylors wind their way across the country, Shell offers everyone an opportunity to test their Smarter Driving IQ online.
Houma-To-Houston Reversal Project Open Season Extended
Shell Pipeline announced on March 8, 2012 the start of a binding Open Season period for firm capacity on the Houma-to-Houston pipeline system reversal project ("Ho-Ho Reversal").
Final Update: GOM Sheen
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has confirmed that a modest amount of oil is being released from a natural seafloor seep previously suspected as the source of an oil sheen reported last week in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Importance of Safe Digging
As National Safe Digging Month efforts continue around the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil team, it’s important to remember correct digging procedures.
April 12, 2012 Gulf of Mexico Oil Sheen Status Update
Shell, in close communication with BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement) and the US Coast Guard, has conducted additional aerial and subsea surveillance in the central Gulf of Mexico and determined that the estimated 6-barrel light sheen has broken up and is dissipating.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Sheen Status Update
Following reports of an oil sheen in the vicinity of the Mars and Ursa production area in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, a thorough inspection to date of Shell assets reveals operations in the area are normal with no sign of leaks.
Sheen Spotted, Shell Taking Proactive Measures
Shell today has notified the National Response Center (NRC) of a light sheen in the central portion of the Gulf of Mexico, between the Mars and Ursa production area.
The Taylors Depart from Houston
The Taylors and Shell team up to set another lowest fuel consumption record
Castroneves wins IZOD Indycar Series Opener
Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves opened the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season in style Sunday by winning the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
D.R.I.V.E.N. (Design of Relevant and Innovative Vehicles for Energy Needs) design winner, the "LM Urban Pod" by Paolo Encarnação to be made into 1/4th scale model, Encarnação earns $7,000USD.
Shell Signs Agreement in Pennsylvania
Shell Chemical LP (Shell) signed a land option agreement
Shell Celebrates Launch of New Fuel
Shell, the No. 1 selling brand of gasoline in the U.S., is hosting several “No Other Gasoline Protects Better” Gasoline Giveaways across the nation to celebrate the launch of the NEW Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines.
Houma-To-Houston Reversal Project
Shell Pipeline Begins Binding Open Season For The Houma-To-Houston Reversal Project
Shell Launches New Fuel
No Other Gasoline Protects Better
Next Generation Drop-In Biofuels Pilot Plant
Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced that it has built a next generation biofuels pilot plant at Shell’s Westhollow Technology Center in Houston, USA
Appraisal Success at Appomattox Discovery
Shell today announces a successful appraisal operation at its Appomattox discovery in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Odum Addresses TAMEST
Shell today announced that Marvin Odum, President, Shell Oil Company will deliver a keynote address tomorrow before the 9th annual conference of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) on January 12-13, 2012, at the Omni Hotel, Houston, Texas.