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Sep 14, 2020
Austin, Texas - Studio X aims to usher in new era of tech advances, flexible work opportunities, and big ideas to an industry ripe with opportunity and to re-imagine the future of work in exploration.
Sep 02, 2020
SWEPI LP (Shell) reached an agreement with Avitas, a Baker Hughes venture, to expand the use of drones to enhance its existing methane leak detection and repair (LDAR) program in the Permian Basin.
Jul 31, 2020
Houston - SWEPI LP (“Shell”), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has completed the sale of its Appalachia shale gas position to Seneca Resources Company, LLC and NFG Midstream Covington, LLC, each of which are subsidiaries of National Fuel Gas Company (“NFG”).
May 04, 2020
Houston - Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate SWEPI LP (“Shell”), has reached an agreement with publicly listed U.S. energy company National Fuel Gas Company (NFG), and its subsidiaries, Seneca Resources Company, LLC, National Fuel Gas Midstream Company, LLC, and NFG Midstream Covington, LLC (together “National Fuel”), to sell its Appalachia shale gas position for $541 million, subject to closing adjustments. The transaction has an effective date of January 1, 2020.
Mar 30, 2020
Houston – Given current market conditions, Shell announces today it will not proceed with an equity interest in the proposed Lake Charles LNG project. Accordingly, Energy Transfer will take over as the project developer.
Mar 05, 2020
Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products U.S. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced it is marketing two of its refineries in the United States: Mobile, AL, and Puget Sound near Anacortes, WA.
Feb 07, 2020
- Shell, global leader in deep water operations, gas development and commercialization, enters with a participation of 50% in three Ecopetrol blocks and will be operator.
- Kronos, Purple Angel and Gorgon wells have previously discovered gas.
- Both companies also aspire to drill an appraisal well in the area of these discoveries.
Feb 01, 2020
Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products US (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc announced today that it has formally closed on the sale of Shell’s Martinez Refinery in California to PBF Holding Company LLC (PBF), a subsidiary of PBF Energy, Inc., in exchange for $1.2 billion which includes the refinery and inventory. The deal also includes crude oil supply and product offtake agreements, and other adjustments.
Jan 31, 2020
Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary Shell Argentina S.A. (“Shell”), today announces it has closed the acquisition of SPM Argentina S.A. (“Schlumberger”) with its partner Equinor. Schlumberger held a 49% working interest in the Bandurria Sur block, an unconventional development in the Vaca Muerta basin operated by YPF who currently holds 51% working interest.
Dec 19, 2019
HOUSTON, TX – [December 19, 2019] – Pennzoil-Quaker State Company dba SOPUS Products, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company that comprises Shell’s US lubricants business, announced today that it has purchased the assets of American Chemical Technologies, Inc. (ACT), which manufactures and distributes industrial fluids that are based on core glycol chemistries. The purchase includes ACT’s intellectual property, customer contracts and technology/product pipeline, as well as its two manufacturing facilities in Fowlerville, Mich., and Bowling Green, Ky.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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*
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.
Apr 25, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 16, 2019
Learn how these employees planted trees in Houston
Jan 07, 2019
Alpha olefins are used to make many everyday products like laundry detergent, hand soaps, and scented wax candles.
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.
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 07, 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.
Dec 03, 2018
Make the Future Live California to return to Sonoma Raceway for Shell Eco-marathon Americas in 2019
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.
Oct 15, 2018
Shell celebrates 40 years of deep-water ingenuity and record-breaking achievements
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.
Oct 02, 2018
Customers can now choose their preferred payment method with Shell Pay & Save for improved speed, convenience, value and security!
Sep 27, 2018
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden talks energy transition, tariffs, climate change and the tightening oil market.
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.
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.
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.
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).
May 24, 2018
Shell announces a large, deep-water, exploration discovery in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with its Dover well (100% Shell).
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.
Apr 18, 2018
Chevrolet and Shell are rolling out the automotive industry’s first embedded, in-dash fuel payment and savings experience.
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
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.
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.
Feb 08, 2018
Platform that once tested the limits of deep water will play new role closer to Louisiana coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 08, 2017
Shell and Greentown Labs will enable more cleantech startups to succeed and solve society's big energy challenges
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Sep 11, 2017
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focuses on sharing technical and cost-efficient solutions
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
Aug 09, 2017
Shell has launched a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada.
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).
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.
May 09, 2017
Shell Bitumen granted the right to “self-certify” its liquid asphalt supplied out of St. Rose, Louisiana.
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”).
May 01, 2017
Special formulation of Pennzoil racing oil developed by Shell scientists with Team Penske to maximize performance and engine reliability.
Apr 20, 2017
Which team can go the furthest distance on the least amount of fuel?
Mar 22, 2017
Ken Block and Hoonigan Racing Division Make the Switch to Pennzoil® as Official Motor Oil.
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.
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
Feb 24, 2017
Shell and Penske Corporation announce a multi-year continuation of their ongoing business, technical and motorsport alliance.
Aug 29, 2016
Deal Marks Progress Against Divestment Target.
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.
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).
Jun 07, 2016
Construction for complex with ethylene cracker and polyethylene derivatives unit to begin in 18 months.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 06, 2016
The American Petroleum Institute has awarded Shell Pipeline Company the Ocupational Safety Performance Award for large companies.
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.
Mar 08, 2016
Contest Offers Michigan Youth Opportunity to Design Class 8 Truck Interior to Meet Regulation Standards.
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.
In September 2016, Shell started production at Stones in the US Gulf of Mexico. Learn how innovation brought it to life.
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.