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Dutch court orders Shell to pay Nigerian farmers for oil leaks

Den Haag - A Dutch court on Friday ordered Shell to compensate Nigerian farmers for oil spills that polluted swathes of their land in the Niger Delta.

Climate groups take on Shell in landmark Dutch case

Den Haag - Environmental groups faced off against Shell before a Dutch court Tuesday in a landmark bid to force the oil giant to meet emissions targets in the Paris climate accord.

British Airways and Shell want to convert rubbish into jet fuel

Immingham - British Airways has teamed up with renewable fuels company Velocys and Royal Dutch Shell to submit a planning application to develop a commercial waste to jet fuel plant in the U.K.

Shell hit with Dutch climate lawsuit

Den Haag - Climate campaigners marched to Shell's headquarters in the Netherlands on Friday and handed the oil giant a lawsuit aimed at forcing it to meet targets in the Paris accord.

Shell goes green as it moves into UK retail power market

London - Royal Dutch Shell took a step forward in its aim to become the world’s biggest power company with an aggressive move into the UK retail market by offering one of the cheapest tariffs available.

Only two major oil companies disclose their carbon emission plans

Only two companies among the 10 biggest oil and gas producers globally have disclosures that allow investors to see and track how their carbon emissions will decline over time.

Italian court convicts two in Nigeria oil corruption case

Milan - A Milan judge on Thursday sentenced two men to four years in prison in the first ruling of a corruption case involving oil giants Eni and Shell in Nigeria, a judicial source said.

LNG shortages possible by mid-2020s without new investments

More than $200 billion of investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) is needed to meet a boom in demand by 2030, Royal Dutch Shell, the world’s top LNG trader, said on Monday.

Arrests in Italy over Eni energy bribery scandal

Rome - Fifteen people have been arrested in Italy on suspicion of having "adjusted" lawsuits in favour of Italian energy giant Eni, according to judicial sources.

Singapore holds 17 men, seizes tanker over alleged Shell oil theft

Singapore - Singaporean authorities have arrested 17 men for allegedly stealing fuel from a major Shell refinery, and seized an oil tanker and millions of dollars in cash, police said.

Grounds to prosecute Shell for Nigeria rights violations: Amnesty

Lagos - Amnesty International on Tuesday called for Shell to be prosecuted for allegedly helping Nigeria's military to commit human rights abuses in the oil-rich south in the 1990s.

Europe's biggest oil refinery shut for two more weeks

Den Haag - Europe's biggest oil refinery will remain shut for another couple of weeks after a power station on the site was hit by a huge fire, oil giant Shell said Tuesday.

UK court blocks Niger Delta pollution claims against Shell

London - A British court on Thursday blocked pollution claims against Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell by more than 40,000 Niger Delta residents demanding action over decades of oil spills in the region.

Polluted water in hand, Nigerian king takes Shell to court in London

London - King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution that he blames on Royal Dutch Shell -- and on which he hopes a London court will deliver justice.

Shell dragged into Nigeria oil corruption probe

Rome - Oil giant Shell has been dragged into a corruption probe linked to a major offshore deal in Nigeria, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

Shell, Nigeria accused over oil spill clean up

Lagos - Shell was on Tuesday accused of making false claims about the extent of its oil spill clean-up operations in Nigeria and urged to take more action to help worst-hit communities.

Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

London - Royal Dutch Shell is ending its controversial offshore exploration in Alaska after failing to find sufficient amounts of oil and gas, the energy giant said Monday.

WWII shell found on glitzy French Riviera beach

Nice - One of the best-known beaches on the French Riviera was closed Saturday after a World War II shell was discovered in Nice six metres from the shore, officials said.

'Paddle in Seattle' protesters condemn Artic drilling

Washington - Environmental activists in Seattle paddled out to sea to protest a Shell oil rig moored off the coast of the US city that is headed for Arctic drilling, local media reported.

Tortoise gets a 3D-printed shell

A leopard tortoise by the name of Cleopatra suffers from pyramiding. Her scrutes didn't grow evenly, and instead they formed structures that look like pyramids.

Amnesty warns on 'seriously alarming' Nigeria oil spills

Lagos - Amnesty International on Thursday said two major oil companies operating in Nigeria, Shell and ENI, reported a combined 553 oil spills in 2014, a "seriously alarming" figure that qualifies as a "national emergency.

Workers threaten to strike Sunday at huge Texas refinery

Port Arthur - Workers at the largest oil refinery in the United States joined a growing nationwide strike Saturday when they left their jobs at the Motiva Enterprises LLC facility in Port Arthur, Texas.

Lego dumps Shell after Greenpeace protests Arctic drilling

Lego will not renew its multi-million dollar marketing contract with Shell based on ongoing pressure from Greenpeace and its viral video, "Everything is not awesome," concerning Shell's planned Arctic drilling campaign.

Some gas pumps return to 1984 prices in Alberta

Edmonton - Shell Canada celebrated 30 years of refining oil in Alberta by returning some of their pumps to 1984 prices around the province.

No action from Shell, Nigeria on oil pollution report: Amnesty

Lagos - Nigeria and Shell have done almost nothing to ease oil pollution in the Ogoniland area of the Niger Delta, three years after a landmark UN report called for a $1 billion dollar clean-up, Amnesty International said Monday.

Greenpeace tells LEGO 'Everything is NOT awesome' in Shell deal

Billund - While the original video was banned from YouTube at the request of Warner Brothers, Greenpeace has now published a video on Vimeo, mimicking a scene from the LEGO movie and telling the toy giant to end its partnership with Shell, which can be seen here.

Shell ends talks with Ukraine on Black Sea gas

Kiev - Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said Wednesday it has ended talks with Ukraine and US group ExxonMobil on extracting natural gas in the Black Sea off the coast of crisis-hit Crimea.In September, then-president Viktor Yanukovych said Ukraine had reached a p...

Shell shuts Nigeria export terminal because of leak

Lagos - Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said on Monday that it had halted crude exports from a key terminal in southern Nigeria because of a leak in a supply pipeline.

Shell cuts spending in U.S. to lower shale exposure

Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> will cut spending by a fifth and lay off staff at its American exploration and production business, the company said on Thursday, in another sign t...

Shell's Ho-Ho pipeline still shut after leak

Royal Dutch Shell's <RDSa.L> entire Houston-to-Houma crude oil pipeline remained shut on Monday, following a reported leak late last week, the company said.
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The new ship and the world's largest, The Prelude
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Artistic rendering of the early proto turtle Eunotosaurus (foreground) burrowing into the banks of a...
Artistic rendering of the early proto turtle Eunotosaurus (foreground) burrowing into the banks of a dried up pond to escape the harsh arid environment present 260 million years ago in South Africa.
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Oil platform in the North Sea.
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Map of Alaska showing Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea.
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A Shell gas station in California.
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Greenpeace made a statement against Shell and Arctic drilling at the Belgian Grand Prix on August 25.
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Scenes from a video Greenpeace put together to protest LEGO's partnership with Shell. The video was removed, both by YouTube and Vimeo.
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Shell's Brutus Platform.
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Scenes from a video Greenpeace put together to protest LEGO's partnership with Shell. The video was removed, both by YouTube and Vimeo.
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Greenpeace made a statement against Shell and Arctic drilling at the Belgian Grand Prix on August 25...
Greenpeace made a statement against Shell and Arctic drilling at the Belgian Grand Prix on August 25.
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Shell Stakeholder refuelling at the First Retail Hydrogen Fuelling station in Canada, Vancouver BC.
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Screenshot from video showing a mini-rig malfunctioning at a Shell event, spraying liquor on guests
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Shell Recharge charging point in the UK.
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The Polar Pioneer moves into Seattle in preparation to join its sister drilling rig this summer, drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
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