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Shell pulls out of US refining lobby over climate disagreement

Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday became the first major oil and gas company to announce plans to leave a leading U.S. refining lobby due to disagreement on climate policies.

Shell ups the stakes in race for clean energy betting on LNG

Royal Dutch Shell has been having a growth-spurt recently, growing to a $300 billion oil giant. At the same time, Shell has spent over $400 million on a range of acquisitions in recent weeks, from solar power to electric car charging points.

Shell to buy leading electric vehicle charging provider NewMotion

Amsterdam - One of the world's largest fossil fuel companies, Royal Dutch Shell, has signed an agreement to purchase Amsterdam, Netherlands-based NewMotion, one of Europe's largest electric vehicle charging providers.

Shell technology ventures into cleantech markets

Amsterdam - Global oil and gas companies have not always been great supporters of renewable energy sources but with the growing demand for all-electric vehicles and clean energy, some energy companies refuse to be left behind as the world moves forward.

Shell's Brent Field decommissioning plan rejected by green groups

Royal Dutch Shell's decommissioning plans for its infrastructure in the Brent oil and gas fields in the North Sea have been rejected by environmental groups.

Shell CEO urges industry to switch to cleaner energy sources

Houston - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden, speaking at the 2017 CERAWeek energy conference in Houston, Texas on Thursday, said the oil and gas industry risks losing public support if progress is not made in the transition to cleaner energy.

Shell begins consultations to decommission North Sea oil assets

On Wednesday, Royal Dutch Shell submitted a plan to the British government for the decommissioning of parts of its production infrastructure in the Brent Oilfield in the North Sea now that the oil reserves have been depleted in the field.

In latest disruption to oil exports, Shell halts Nigerian exports

Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday confirmed its crude oil exports from Nigeria have been "significantly" disrupted, adding to an already shaky output situation in the West African country.

Kitimat LNG project suffers setback as Shell posts earnings drop

Premier Christy Clark continues to voice confidence in B.C.'s LNG export project despite Royal Dutch Shell's announcement that it was "postponing" its final investment decision until the end of 2016, instead of in April.

Woman chains herself to ship in protest of drilling in Arctic

Seattle - The "Shell No" protest is still active in Seattle, Washington today. The Coast Guard says it has no plans to remove a woman who chained herself to a Royal Dutch Shell ship last night in protest on the company's plans to start drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

Arctic offshore drilling company pleads guilty to crimes

Anchorage - A drilling company has pleaded guilty to environmental and maritime crimes in federal court in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, after reaching an agreement with prosecutors earlier this month.

North Sea oil spill to disperse ‘naturally,’ says Shell

London - The Royal Dutch Shell oil spill which started last week may have leaked hundreds of tons of oil into the North Sea, but a UK government agency has issued a statement saying the oil is not expected to touch shorelines, as it will disperse “naturally.”

Royal Dutch Shell gets conditional approval to drill in Arctic

Washington - Royal Dutch Shell took a giant step on Thursday toward beginning offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean when the Obama administration issued conditional approval for the oil giant’s four exploratory wells to commence operations as early as July 2012.

Shell doubles annual profits for 2010 to $18.6 billion

Houston - Royal Dutch Shell announced on Thursday its fourth quarter and 2010 annual results and thanks to increased production and rising oil prices, the company’s annual profits for 2010 were $18.6 billion, almost double the 2009 level of $9.8 billion.

Wikileaks: Royal Dutch Shell infiltrated Nigerian government

The general public might be getting tired of hearing ‘all-wikileaks all-day,’ but now that the dust is beginning to settle a bit, some of the diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks contain information that might shock many.

Shell gets over $800M for carbon capture sequester project

The Canadian government, along with the government of Alberta, gave Royal Dutch Shell over $800 million for a carbon capture and sequester project. Shell had asked for the money last year.

Royal Dutch Shell agrees to settlement with Nigerians

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $15.5 million out-of-court settlement in a case that accuses the company of complicity in human rights abuses in Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Shell's Eco-marathon in 2009 is being run in Lausitz, Germany

Engineers and racing car enthusiasts are gathering in Germany for a car race with a difference – one that focuses on the most fuel-efficient vehicle. In this event, the best cars could travel the entire length of Britain five times on a single gallon.

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