2021 Media releases
News and Media Releases for 2021.
Shell starts production at Shell New Energies Junction City, its first US renewable natural gas facility
Sep 28, 2021
Junction City, Oregon — Shell Oil Products US, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has successfully achieved startup and production of renewable natural gas (RNG) at its first US biomethane facility, Shell New Energies Junction City in Oregon. The facility utilizes locally sourced cow manure and excess agricultural residues to produce an expected 736,000 MMBtu a year of RNG. This milestone is part of a growing portfolio of developing RNG production and distribution assets supporting low-carbon intensity renewable compressed natural gas (R-CNG) as fuel for heavy-duty, on-road transport.
Sep 20, 2021
Houston − Shell Enterprises LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has reached an agreement for the sale of its Permian business to ConocoPhillips, a leading shales developer in the basin, for $9.5 billion in cash. The transaction will transfer all of Shell’s interest in the Permian to ConocoPhillips, subject to regulatory approvals.
Sep 20, 2021
Houston, Texas − Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has conducted a comprehensive damage assessment of our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities from Hurricane Ida that revealed significant structural damage. We estimate that our WD-143 “A” platform facilities will be off line for repairs until the end of 2021, and that the facilities on our WD-143 “C” platform will be operational in Q4 2021.
Sep 10, 2021
Communities across the Louisiana Gulf Coast Face Long Road to Recovery.
Sep 02, 2021
Houston, Texas - Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, conducted an initial flyover of our assets in the path of Hurricane Ida. During this initial flight, we observed damage to our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facilities. When it is safe to do so, we will send personnel offshore to provide a closer inspection of these facilities to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which our production in the Gulf of Mexico will likely be impacted.
Jul 27, 2021
Houston − Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has signed an agreement to buy 100% of the equity interests of Inspire Energy Capital LLC (Inspire), a renewable energy residential retailer with joint headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and Philadelphia, PA.
Jul 26, 2021
Houston, Texas − Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, today announces the final investment decision (FID) for Whale, a deep-water development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that features a 99% replicated hull and an 80% replication of the topsides from our Vito project.
Shell launches customized entrepreneurial support program in Permian Basin aimed at rural and under-served communities
Jul 15, 2021
Houston, TX - Shell Oil Company, in collaboration with LiftFund, is bringing its global flagship program, Shell LiveWIRE, to its west Texas operating areas in the Permian Basin. The Shell LiveWIRE Permian Basin Pilot program is set to launch in September and designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners with the technical, business, and soft skills necessary to succeed. The program aims to connect participants to support networks within the market to help build and expand successful businesses in the basin.
Shell Joint Venture Atlantic Shores Granted Right To Power New Jersey Residents With Renewable Wind Energy
Jun 30, 2021
Shell Joint Venture Atlantic Shores Granted Right To Power New Jersey Residents With Renwewable Wind Energy.
Jun 23, 2021
Program includes current offerings that can help expand access to renewable energy for GM’s customers and suppliers in Texas.
May 26, 2021
Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products US, Shell Oil Company and Shell Chemical LP, subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), have reached an agreement for the sale of the Mobile Chemical LP Refinery in Mobile, AL, to Vertex Energy Operating LLC (Vertex Energy). Vertex Energy is a U.S. owned, Texas-based specialty refiner of alternative feedstocks and marketer of high purity petroleum products.
May 24, 2021
Shell Oil Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has reached an agreement for the sale of its interest in Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership, a 50-50 joint venture between Shell Oil Company and P.M.I. Norteamerica, S.A. De C.V. (a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex). The transaction will transfer Shell’s interest in the partnership, and therefore full ownership of the refinery, to Pemex, subject to regulatory approvals.
May 11, 2021
HOUSTON, TX – Shell Offshore Inc. (“Shell”), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, today announced a significant discovery at the Leopard prospect in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The Leopard well encountered more than 600 feet (183 meters) net oil pay at multiple levels. Evaluation is ongoing to further define development options.
May 04, 2021
HOUSTON – Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products U.S. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has reached an agreement for the sale of its Puget Sound Refinery near Anacortes, Washington to a subsidiary of HollyFrontier Corporation, an independent refiner headquartered in Texas (HollyFrontier), for $350 million in cash plus the value of the hydrocarbon inventory. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2021, subject to regulatory clearance and other customary closing conditions.