Harnessing human ingenuity

Harnessing human ingenuity

The world needs urgent investment in innovation, says Robert Armstrong, Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative.

Deep roots, deep commitment

Deep roots, deep commitment

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden emphasises the opportunities that still exist in the North Sea and plots out a course to help realise its potential.

Turning the tide on plastic waste

Turning the tide on plastic waste

Shell and The Plastic Bank have collaborated on a campaign with ambitions of removing a million kilograms of waste from Haiti by the end of 2017. Watch the documentary on Inside Energy.

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A bridge to China’s future

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will be the world’s longest sea crossing, spanning more than 50 kilometres of water and designed to withstand typhoons as well as soaring temperatures.

Turning fats into fuel

Two chemists have invented a process to convert waste fat into biofuel that can be pumped directly into any petrol or diesel engine. Will their technology take off?

Setting new maternity standards

Claire Punins, an Exploration Geoscientist, was a lead voice in a programme that saw Shell become the first major integrated oil and gas company to offer a global minimum standard for paid maternity leave. “This is a very significant step in the right direction for equality,” she says.

Read Claire’s story