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AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. and Shell Catalysts & Technologies Agree to form Shell & AMG Recycling B.V.

Oct 08, 2019

Amsterdam - AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") and Shell Catalysts & Technologies have signed an agreement to form a joint venture which will be called Shell & AMG Recycling B.V. The joint venture will provide a long-term sustainable solution for catalyst reclamation and recycling.

Shell invests in PowerNap subsea tie-back in Gulf of Mexico

Aug 01, 2019

Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has taken the final investment decision (FID) for the PowerNap deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico. PowerNap is a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub.

Shell completes sale of interest in the US Gulf of Mexico Caesar-Tonga asset

Jul 30, 2019

Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has completed the sale of 22.45% non-operated interest in the Caesar-Tonga asset in the US Gulf of Mexico to Equinor Gulf of Mexico LLC (Equinor), a subsidiary of Equinor ASA, subject to approval of the lease assignments by the regulator. The total cash consideration was $965 million.

Shell and Terrebonne Parish – Working with Nature Together

Jun 20, 2019

Shell Oil Company has donated 4,139 acres of wetlands to Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government (TPCG) which will enable the Parish to make needed improvements to its flood risk reduction and community resiliency system, officials with Shell and Terrebonne Parish announced yesterday during “Terrebonne Coastal Day” events in Houma.

Shell starts production at Appomattox in the Gulf of Mexico

May 23, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell Offshore Inc (Shell) announces today that production has started at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system months ahead of schedule, opening a new frontier in the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico.

Shell Unveils Its Most Advanced Fuel Ever with the Latest Formulation of Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline

May 20, 2019

Shell V-Power® NiTRO+ now provides four levels of defense against gunk, wear, corrosion and friction to help keep your engine running like new*

Energy Transfer, Shell issue invitation to tender for Lake Charles LNG project

May 03, 2019

DALLAS and HOUSTON – The Lake Charles LNG project, led by Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) and Shell US LNG, LLC. (Shell), has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to U.S. and international consortia to bid for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to convert Energy Transfer’s existing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana to a proposed large-scale LNG export project.

Shell Announces Deep-Water Discovery In Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2019

Shell Offshore Inc. (“Shell”), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, today announced a significant discovery at the Blacktip prospect in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Evaluation is ongoing and appraisal planning is underway to further delineate the discovery and define development options. 

Zydeco Announces Binding Open Season

Apr 15, 2019

Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC (Zydeco), jointly owned by Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) and Shell Pipeline Company LP (SPLC), announced today the start of a binding open season. 

Energy Efficient Cars to the Test at Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2019

Apr 07, 2019

Make the Future Live California featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2019 drew more than 1,000 students to Sonoma Raceway to compete for the title of most fuel-efficient vehicle.

Launch Of Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Apr 01, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced that its affiliates formerly operating under the CRI, Criterion and Shell Global Solutions tradenames will now operate under the new tradename of Shell Catalysts & Technologies for the delivery of catalyst, licensing and technical services for all of its customers worldwide. 

Energy Transfer, Shell Sign Agreement to Further Progress Lake Charles U.S. LNG Project

Mar 25, 2019

Project bolstered by Shell’s global LNG prominence, Energy Transfer’s extensive pipeline network

Shell agrees to acquire sonnen, expanding its offering of residential smart energy storage and energy services

Feb 15, 2019

Shell* has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that post regulatory approval and completion sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.

Jiffy Lube Gives Back to The Community

Jan 16, 2019

Learn how these employees planted trees in Houston

Shell starts production at new petrochemicals unit in US Gulf Coast

Jan 07, 2019

Alpha olefins are used to make many everyday products like laundry detergent, hand soaps, and scented wax candles.

Shell Argentina Announces Development Decision for Vaca Muerta Blocks

Dec 27, 2018

Shell initiates full-scale development of oil and gas extraction area with a potential to deliver over 70 kboe/d by the mid-2020’s.

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

Dec 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO and HOUSTON (Dec. 19, 2018):  EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA).

Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., and Coachella Hills Wind LLC sign long-term Power Purchase Agreement

Dec 06, 2018

(Houston) Shell Energy North America (US) L.P., (“Shell Energy”) and Coachella Hills Wind LLC recently signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement to procure up to 100 MW of wind energy from the Coachella Hills Wind project being developed by Terra-Gen, LLC.

Make the Future Live to return to Sonoma Raceway for Shell Eco-marathon Americas in 2019

Dec 03, 2018

Make the Future Live California to return to Sonoma Raceway for Shell Eco-marathon Americas in 2019

Shell, First In Flight

Oct 16, 2018

In late September, the FAA granted Avitas Systems, a GE venture, first approval to fly drones for civil use BVLOS with the assistance of radar in Loving County, Texas (USA). Shell2 is currently partnering with Avitas Systems to test BVLOS operations on its assets in the Permian.

Shell celebrates 40 years of deep-water innovation

Oct 15, 2018

Shell celebrates 40 years of deep-water ingenuity and record-breaking achievements

Shell achieves engineering milestone at Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex

Oct 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 – Houston – Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC (Shell) today announced the successful installation of its quench tower – the largest piece of equipment at its Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, currently under construction.

Shell delivers more ways to pay & save at participating Shell branded fuel stations nationwide

Oct 02, 2018

Customers can now choose their preferred payment method with Shell Pay & Save for improved speed, convenience, value and security!

Shell CEO Ben van Buerden Talks Climate Change, Energy Transition on CNBC

Sep 27, 2018

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden talks energy transition, tariffs, climate change and the tightening oil market.

Two Rivers Terminal Licenses Shell Thiogro Technology

Sep 25, 2018

Shell Thiogro Technology will help Two Rivers Terminal support increased food production, by meeting the growing demand for a highly concentrated sulphur enhanced fertiliser in the Pacific Northwest and California.

Shell and General Motors deliver Nationwide In-dash Fuel Payment

Aug 16, 2018

Shell-branded stations across the United States now accept the automotive industry’s first-ever embedded, in-dash fuel payment and loyalty experience. 

Zydeco announces binding open season

Aug 15, 2018

Houston, TX – Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC (Zydeco), jointly owned by Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) and Shell Pipeline Company LP (SPLC), announced today the start of a binding open season. Zydeco is seeking binding commitments for firm capacity transportation service on its 350-mile pipeline which delivers crude to St. James, LA, and Clovelly, LA from terminals in Houston and Nederland, TX.

Shell adds competitive, deep-water production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

May 31, 2018

Shell Offshore, Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announces today the early start of production – around one-year ahead of schedule – at the first phase of Kaikias, an economically resilient, subsea development in the US. Gulf of Mexico with estimated peak production of 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d).

Shell makes large heartland discovery in Gulf of Mexico

May 24, 2018

Shell announces a large, deep-water, exploration discovery in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with its Dover well (100% Shell).

Shell purchases majority interest in GI Energy

May 08, 2018

Houston – Rilette Springs, LLC, an affiliate of Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that it has purchased a controlling and majority interest in GI Endurant LLC dba GI Energy (GIE).

Shell Invests in the Vito Development in the Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2018

Shell announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

1,200 Students From Across The Americas Competed For Energy-Efficiency Crown During Shell Eco-Marathon Event At Sonoma Raceway

Apr 23, 2018

1,200 Students From Across The Americas Competed For Energy-Efficiency Crown During Shell Eco-Marathon Event At Sonoma Raceway.

Chevy and Shell Deliver Fuel Payment from the Comfort of the Driver’s Seat

Apr 18, 2018

Chevrolet and Shell are rolling out the automotive industry’s first embedded, in-dash fuel payment and savings experience.

Partners join Shell at Make the Future California for Conversation, Collaboration and Innovation

Apr 12, 2018

Global And Local Companies Offer Expertise to More Than 1,000 Students Competing For Energy-Efficiency Crown At Sonoma Raceway and Sponsor Free Activities for Visitors

Shell Announces Senior Leadership Changes in North America

Mar 27, 2018

Shell U.S. President, EVP Unconventionals Announce Plans to Step Down – former Maersk CEO to Step In

Customers at participating Shell branded retail stations in the U.S. can now pay at the pump and in store using Mobile Payment with Chase Pay

Mar 20, 2018

Houston and New York — Customers who visit more than 10,000 participating Shell branded retail stations in the U.S. can now check out using mobile payments with Chase Pay, saving them time and money.

Is 4,000 MPG Possible?

Feb 20, 2018

In April 2018, more than 1,000 high school and college students will head to Sonoma, California to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon, ultra energy-efficiency competition.

Shell’s Cougar Platform Becomes an Artificial Reef

Feb 08, 2018

Platform that once tested the limits of deep water will play new role closer to Louisiana coast.

Shell to acquire interest in U.S. solar business

Jan 15, 2018

Sunnier days for Shell - acquires interest in solar company which has approximately 880 megawatts of power in operation or contracted. The deal is valued between $193 and $217 million.

11/11 update to Garden Banks 128 Incident

Nov 12, 2017

Shell is standing down its emergency response activities in response to a fire on its Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

11/10 update to Garden Banks 128 Incident

Nov 10, 2017

A crew of industrial firefighters safely landed on Shell’s Enchilada platform and performed a preliminary  inspection of the affected area of interest.

11/9 Update on Garden Banks 128 Incident

Nov 09, 2017

Shell and United States Coast Guard (USCG) vessels continue to monitor Shell’s Enchilada platform. Planning is underway to determine when it will be safe to perform a detailed inspection of the asset. Verification that no additional hydrocarbons are escaping from or are trapped in the pipeline will be performed prior to personnel boarding the platform.

Shell Announces Support for New Greentown Labs Innovation Center

Nov 08, 2017

Shell and Greentown Labs will enable more cleantech startups to succeed and solve society's big energy challenges

Update to Garden Banks 128 Incident

Nov 08, 2017

On Wednesday, November 08, 2017, there was an operational incident at the Shell Enchilada platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. All 46 personnel working at the Enchilada facility were safely evacuated. Two Shell employees were injured. Both have been treated and released from the hospital.

Shell responds to offshore incident

Nov 08, 2017

Following an incident affecting a Shell platform in the Gulf of Mexico, we have safely evacuated people and shut-in nearby production

Stop & Shop Introduces the Fuel Rewards® Program Giving Customers A Way to Save Even More at the Pump

Sep 28, 2017

Stop & Shop announced the expansion of its popular Gas Rewards program by adding the Fuel Rewards® program

Shell's Appomattox project remains on track

Sep 26, 2017

Shell’s Appomattox hull is more than half way to the United States, and the project remains on track to achieve first oil by the end of the decade. Despite the personal impacts Hurricane Harvey created for staff and contractors located at Ingleside, Texas, where the topsides were built, these men and women stand ready to put the last pieces of this sizeable puzzle together.

Sonoma Raceway Selected

Sep 22, 2017

Iin conjunction with Sonoma Raceway and Speedway Motorsports Inc., Shell announced Sonoma Raceway as the 2018 location for Make the Future California featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas from April 19-22, 2018.

Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., closes MP2 Energy llc Acquisition Deal

Sep 13, 2017

Shell Energy North America, L.P., announced today that it has formally closed the MP2 Energy LLC acquisition deal previously announced on 29 June, 2017.

Shell and Petrobras sign technical cooperation agreement to strengthen deep water partnership

Sep 11, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focuses on sharing technical and cost-efficient solutions

Shell Pledges $1 Million to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Aug 29, 2017

Shell today informed the American Red Cross it will make an initial contribution of $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey disaster relief fund. As recovery and relief efforts evolve, Shell will consider where else to offer assistance that can have the most

Shell launches methane detection pilot

Aug 09, 2017

Shell has launched a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada.

Shell Energy North America Purchases MP2 Energy LLC

Jun 29, 2017

Shell Energy North America (“SENA”) announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of MP2 Energy LLC (MP2).

Deep water production begins at newest FPSO in Brazil Santos Basin

May 26, 2017

Houston, May 22, 2017 – Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary BG E&P Brasil Ltda. (Shell) and consortium partners in Lula South, announce today that deep-water production has started at the FPSO P-66, which is located in the Brazilian pre-salt of the Santos Basin.

Shell Prepares to Support Louisiana Paving Projects With “Self-Certification” Status

May 09, 2017

Shell Bitumen granted the right to “self-certify” its liquid asphalt supplied out of St. Rose, Louisiana.

Shell announces the completion of the transaction to separate Motiva assets

May 04, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") announces today the completion of the transaction for the separation of assets, liabilities and businesses of Motiva Enterprises LLC (“Motiva”).

Shell Technology Scores Logano Win

Apr 30, 2017

Special formulation of Pennzoil racing oil developed by Shell scientists with Team Penske to maximize performance and engine reliability.

Make The Future Detroit, Featuring Shell Eco-Marathon Americas To Shed Light On Bright Energy Ideas

Apr 20, 2017

Which team can go the furthest distance on the least amount of fuel?

Pennzoil® Synthetic Motor Oil powers extreme performance driver Ken Block

Mar 22, 2017

Ken Block and Hoonigan Racing Division Make the Switch to Pennzoil® as Official Motor Oil.

Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated announce new sponsorship

Mar 10, 2017

Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated (SMI) announce Pennzoil® motor oil as title sponsor of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race.

Saudi Aramco and Shell achieve significant milestone toward separation of Motiva assets

Mar 06, 2017

Saudi Aramco and Shell announce the signing of binding definitive agreements on the separation of assets, liabilities and businesses of Motiva Enterprises LLC

Shell and Penske forge the future of transport alliances

Feb 24, 2017

Shell and Penske Corporation announce a multi-year continuation of their ongoing business, technical and motorsport alliance.

Shell Moving Forward With EMV® Technology

Feb 22, 2017

Shell Nears Completion of Indoor EMV Deployment; Progressing With Outdoor EMV.

Shell Divests Gulf of Mexico Assets for $425 Million Plus Royalty Interests

Aug 29, 2016

Deal Marks Progress Against Divestment Target.

Shell and Motiva Will Donate $500,000 to Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

Aug 19, 2016

Employee Contributions Will Be Matched and Volunteer Efforts Launched.

Zydeco Takes the Next Step toward Meeting Customer Needs and Flexibility with LOCAP and Sunoco Logistics Joint Tariffs

Aug 09, 2016

On August 1, 2016, Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC (“Zydeco”) and LOCAP LLC (“LOCAP”) filed a joint tariff that will allow for movement of Poseidon crude oil from Houma to St. James beginning September 1, 2016 through Zydeco’s 24” pipeline into LOCAP’s 48” main oil pipeline.

Shell Announces Fort Sumter Discovery in Gulf Of Mexico

Jul 28, 2016

Shell announces a new exploration discovery in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than 125 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe).  

Shell to build a new Petrochemicals complex in Pennsylvania

Jun 07, 2016

Construction for complex with ethylene cracker and polyethylene derivatives unit to begin in 18 months.

Update 5: Shell Gulf of Mexico response

May 16, 2016

Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have agreed to conclude skimming operations in their joint response to the oil discharge of 2,100 barrels (88,200 gallons) at the Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 4: Shell Gulf of Mexico response

May 15, 2016

Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) continue joint efforts to respond to an oil sheen created by a discharge from a flow line at the Glider Field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 3: Shell Gulf of Mexico response

May 14, 2016

Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard continue joint efforts to respond to a sheen created by an oil discharge from a flow line at the Glider Field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 2: Shell Gulf of Mexico response

May 13, 2016

On Friday, May 13th, a segment of flow line at the Glider Field, connecting to one of Shell’s tension leg platforms, was identified as the source of an oil release in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 1: Shell Gulf of Mexico response

May 13, 2016

Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are continuing joint efforts to respond to a release of oil from a segment of a subsea flow line in the Gulf of Mexico.

Shell responds to Gulf of Mexico oil release

May 12, 2016

Earlier today in the Gulf of Mexico, a Shell helicopter observed an oil sheen near the Glider subsea tieback system at the Brutus tension-leg platform. 

Shell deploys third gulf of Mexico offshore supply vessel powered by LNG

May 10, 2016

Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell) today marked the delivery of the third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The ‘Harvey Liberty,’ chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, will join her sister ships, the ‘Harvey Energy’ and ‘Harvey Power’, and support Shell’s deep-water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Zydeco Pipeline Paves the Way to St. James with New Agreement with LOCAP

May 10, 2016

HOUSTON (May 5, 2016) –  Today, Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC (“Zydeco”) and LOCAP LLC (“LOCAP”) signed a memorandum of understanding to provide access to additional capacity to St. James for Zydeco shippers through Zydeco’s 24” pipeline into LOCAP’s main oil pipeline.

Shell Pipeline Company Receives Top Safety Award from American Petroleum Institute

Apr 06, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute has awarded Shell Pipeline Company the Ocupational Safety Performance Award for large companies.

How Shell Is Preparing for Energy Sector’s ‘New Normal’

Mar 30, 2016

Shell Oil Co. President Marvin Odum discussed the changing landscape for global energy companies in a radio interview with Dan Loney on the University of Pennsylvania’s Knowledge@Wharton show.

Shell Truck Design Challenge

Mar 08, 2016

Contest Offers Michigan Youth Opportunity to Design Class 8 Truck Interior to Meet Regulation Standards.

Shell announces senior staff and organisational changes in North America

Feb 24, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) today announced that after a 34-year career with the company, Unconventional Resources Director and U.S. Country Chair, Marvin Odum, will leave Shell at the end of March, 2016.

Shell starts production at Stones in the Gulf of Mexico

In September 2016, Shell started production at Stones in the US Gulf of Mexico. Learn how innovation brought it to life.

Stones: Where Ingenuity and Innovation Intersect

The Stones field, located 200 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, is ultra deepwater discovery that’s spurred unprecedented innovation. In September 2016, the world’s deepest oil and gas project began producing through subsea infrastructure beneath 9,500 feet of water.

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