By 2050, the world’s population could grow to 9 billion people, up from about 7 billion today.
Energy and Innovation
Innovation is the reason why we are able to drill for oil miles under the ocean, turn gas into liquid and transport it from the desert to cities, and unlock new sources of energy such as biofuels from plants.
Rising demand for energy, together with the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, makes the role of innovation even more important.
Inside energy and innovation
We explore for and extract crude oil and natural gas, often in joint ventures with international and national oil companies
We have expanded our North American onshore natural gas portfolio, using advances in proven technology to tap previously inaccessible "tight" gas.
Shell is a top deep-water oil and gas producer in the Gulf of Mexico. Our focus is always on safe, responsible and innovative deep water operations.
Innovating with others, developing and investing in great ideas from entrepreneurs, employees, partners, students and academics.
The world’s population may reach 9 billion by 2050, coupled with rising living standards as millions leave poverty behind.
We believe that in the power of people’s ingenuity lies the answers to tomorrow’s energy challenges.
We are helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand while limiting CO2 emissions, by delivering more cleaner-burning natural gas.
Shell has more than a decade of experience in wind energy, and owns interest in nine operating wind projects.
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2016 takes place in Detroit, MI on April 22-24. Find out more.
In the Gulf of Mexico, Shell currently operates a number of different types of platforms and systems.
Shell is probably best known for bright red and yellow service stations and for exploring and producing oil and gas.
Shell has been exploring for and producing natural gas onshore in the Americas for more than 60 years.