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2013 media releases
An overview of Royal Dutch Shell plc news and media releases published in 2013.
22 May 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2013 scrip dividend programme reference share price
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced the Reference Share Price in respect of the first quarter interim dividend of 2013, which was announced on May 2nd, 2013 at $0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”) and $0.90 per American Depository Share (“ADS”).
16 May 2013
SPDC declares force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG
Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (“SPDC”) has declared force majeure on gas supplies to Nigeria LNG, effective 09:00 hrs (Nigerian time) on Wednesday, May 15 2013.
08 May 2013
Shell lays keel for world's first floating LNG project
In an important step, Shell has laid the keel for Prelude FLNG, the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. When complete, Prelude is expected to be the largest offshore floating facility ever built. The hull will now be assembled in the dry dock, before the turret and the topsides are fitted at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje shipyard in South Korea.
08 May 2013
Shell moves forward on new Gulf Mexico development at Stones
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces a final investment decision in the Stones ultra-deepwater project, a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas development expected to host the deepest production facility in the world. This decision sets in motion the construction and fabrication of a floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel and subsea infrastructure.
02 May 2013
Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell plc - Peter Voser to retire in 2014
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announced that Peter Voser, as Chief Executive Officer, has elected to retire from the Company in the first half of 2014.
02 May 2013
First quarter 2013 results announcement
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 07.00 BST (08.00 CEST and 02.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc released its first quarter results and first quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.
02 May 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2013 interim dividend
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the first quarter of 2013 of US$0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.02 on the equivalent US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.
01 May 2013
Iraq launches a major step in energy supply and the world’s largest flare reduction project
South Gas Company, Shell and Mitsubishi today officially announced the commencement of operations of Basrah Gas Company, which will be the largest gas project in Iraq’s history and the world’s largest flares reduction project.
30 Apr 2013
ADNOC selects Shell to develop Bab Sour Gas project in Abu Dhabi
Shell has been chosen by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to participate in a 30-year joint venture (JV) to develop the major Bab sour gas reservoirs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Shell will hold a 40% equity stake in the JV, with ADNOC holding 60%.
15 Apr 2013
Shell considering the sale of selected downstream businesses in Italy
Shell today announces that it is considering the sale of its Retail, Aviation, and Supply and Distribution Downstream businesses in Italy.
11 Apr 2013
2012 Shell Sustainability Report
Shell today published its Sustainability Report for 2012, which describes how it delivers energy to help meet the world’s growing demand in a responsible way.
04 Apr 2013
Shell announces Geelong Refinery for sale
Shell Australia today announced its Geelong Refinery is for sale.
03 Apr 2013
Advance notice of 1st quarter 2013 results and 1st quarter interim dividend announcement
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 07.00 BST (08.00 CEST and 02.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its first quarter results and first quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.
02 Apr 2013
Shell ready to invest several hundred million dollars in promising technology companies
Shell is ready to invest several hundred million dollars in emerging technology companies, with the aim to accelerate the deployment of innovations that add value to the company’s operations. From smarter exploration processes to enhanced extraction techniques, Shell’s corporate venturing arm Shell Technology Ventures will make investments over the next six to eight years.
28 Mar 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares
Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 25,586,312 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the fourth quarter 2012 interim dividend.
14 Mar 2013
Shell files Annual Report and Form 20-F with SEC
Royal Dutch Shell plc filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
08 Mar 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2012 Euro and GBP equivalent dividend payments
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced the pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments in respect of the fourth quarter 2012 interim dividend, which was announced on January 31, 2013 at US$0.43 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).
05 Mar 2013
Shell to develop two additional natural gas for transport corridors in North America
Through further investments in LNG for Transport, Shell plans to utilize North American natural gas to provide an innovative and cost-effective fuel for its commercial customers.
28 Feb 2013
New Shell scenarios sharpen focus on future for society, energy
Shell today released new scenarios that explore two possible ways the 21st century could unfold, with dramatically different implications for society and the world’s energy system. One scenario sees cleaner-burning natural gas becoming the most important energy source globally by the 2030s and early action to limit carbon dioxide emissions. The other sees solar becoming the top source by about 2070, but with slower action to address the threat of climate change.
27 Feb 2013
Shell announces pause in Alaska drilling programme
Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announced it will pause its exploration drilling activity for 2013 in Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi Seas to prepare equipment and plans for a resumption of activity at a later stage.
26 Feb 2013
Shell continues to expand its LNG leadership with the purchase of new positions from Repsol S.A.
The Hague, 26 February 2013. Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) continues to expand its industry leadership in Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”), today agreeing to acquire part of Repsol S.A’s (“Repsol”) LNG portfolio outside of North America, including supply positions in Peru and Trinidad & Tobago, for a cash consideration of $4.4 billion. Shell will also assume and consolidate balance sheet liabilities predominantly reflecting leases for LNG ship charters of currently $1.8 billion. The balance sheet impacts are subject to final assessment prior to completion of the transaction.
20 Feb 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2012 scrip dividend programme reference share price
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced the Reference Share Price in respect of the fourth quarter interim dividend of 2012, which was announced on January 31st, 2013 at $0.43 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”) and $0.86 per American Depository Share (“ADS”).
08 Feb 2013
UNDP join shipping industry in job creation initiative in Somalia
Today, Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and the Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and “K” Line have announced their joint collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and capacity building projects in Somalia.
31 Jan 2013
Fourth quarter and full year 2012 results announcement and Strategy update
At 07.00 GMT (08.00 CET and 02.00 EST) on Thursday 31 January, 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc released its fourth quarter and full year results and fourth quarter interim dividend announcement for 2012.
31 Jan 2013
Shell delivering a competitive and innovative strategy
The Hague, 31st January 2013. In an update with investors today, Shell CEO Peter Voser said the company is delivering on its strategy and he reiterated growth plans while spelling out strategic priorities.
31 Jan 2013
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2012 interim dividend
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter 2012 of US$0.43 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.01 on the equivalent US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.
28 Jan 2013
Shell and Kinder Morgan announce plans to export LNG from the United States
Shell US Gas & Power LLC (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and Southern Liquefaction Company, LLC, a Kinder Morgan company and unit of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB), today announced their intent to form a limited liability company to develop a natural gas liquefaction plant in two phases at Southern LNG Company, LLC’s (Southern LNG) existing Elba Island LNG Terminal, near Savannah, Ga.
09 Jan 2013
Shell Technology Center Houston relaunches after expansion and renovation
Shell today relaunched Shell Technology Center Houston, which has undergone extensive modernization and expansion to become one of the largest industrial technology centers in the world.
07 Jan 2013
Kulluk drilling unit arrives in Kodiak Island safe harbour
Shell today confirmed its Arctic-class drilling unit, the Kulluk, has been safely towed to a safe harbour on Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, where it will undergo a thorough safety assessment before resuming its journey to its winter harbour for repairs and maintenance.