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2013

  • 30 Dec 2013 Shell increases interest in offshore Brazil BC-10

    The Hague – Shell today announces it has completed the acquisition of an additional 23% interest in the Parque das Conchas (BC-10) project offshore Brazil for US $1 billion.

  • 23 Dec 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

    Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 37,334,210 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the third quarter 2013 interim dividend.

  • 06 Dec 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2013 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 third quarter 2013 interim dividend, which was announced on October 31, 2013 at US$0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).

  • 05 Dec 2013 Shell will not pursue US Gulf Coast GTL project

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announces that the company will not move forward with the proposed 140,000 barrels per day Gulf Coast gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Louisiana and will suspend any further work on the project.

  • 03 Dec 2013 Shell floats hull for world’s largest floating facility

    The 488-metre-long hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has been floated out of the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is currently under construction. Once complete, Prelude FLNG will be the largest floating facility ever built. It will unlock new energy resources offshore and produce approximately 3.6 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per annum to meet growing demand.

  • 21 Nov 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc supports rebuilding efforts for typhoon Haiyan victims

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Shell Group") announced today that it is donating US$2.5 million, in response to the catastrophic typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan has caused massive destruction in the central Philippines.

  • 20 Nov 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc third 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 third quarter interim dividend of 2013, which was announced on October 31st, 2013 at $0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”) and $0.90 per American Depository Share (“ADS”).

  • 07 Nov 2013 Shell agrees sale of shareholding in Ceska Rafinerska to Unipetrol

    Today, Shell signed an agreement for the sale of its 16.3 percent shareholding in Ceska Rafinerska to Unipetrol for the sum of $27.2 million. Ceska Rafinerska includes the Kralupy refinery and the Litvinov refinery, with a combined capacity of 177,000 barrels per day. Shell hopes to complete the sale in 2014.

  • 05 Nov 2013 Shell encouraged by positive well test results in Albania

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) and Petromanas Energy Inc. (“Petromanas” (TSXV: PMI)) yesterday announced positive test results from the Shpirag-2 well in Block 2-3, which covers an area of 3,450 square kilometres onshore south-central Albania.

  • 31 Oct 2013 Shell moves ahead with 80,000 barrel per day Carmon Creek project

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced its decision to proceed with its Carmon Creek project in Alberta, Canada, expected to produce up to 80,000 barrels of oil per day. Carmon Creek is a thermal in situ project that is 100 per cent Shell owned and will be part of the company’s broader production, refining and marketing business across the full value chain in North America.

  • 31 Oct 2013 Third quarter 2013 results announcement

    On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 07.00 GMT (08.00 CET and 03.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc released its third quarter results and third quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.

  • 31 Oct 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2013 interim dividend

    The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the third 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.

  • 31 Oct 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc 2014 interim dividend timetable

    The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced the intended timetable for the 2014 quarterly interim dividends.

  • 21 Oct 2013 Shell announces successful bid for giant field in deep water Brazil

    A consortium of companies, including Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), Petrobras, Total, CNPC and CNOOC, won today a 35-year production sharing contract to develop the giant Libra pre-salt oil discovery located in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil. The Brazilian regulator, Agência Nacional do Petróleo (ANP), estimates Libra’s recoverable resources of between 8 to 12 billion barrels of oil.

  • 03 Oct 2013 Advance notice of 3rd quarter 2013 results and 3rd quarter interim dividend announcement

    On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 07.00 GMT (08.00 CET and 03.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its third quarter results and third quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.

  • 02 Oct 2013 Shell produces first oil from phase 2 of Parque das Conchas, offshore Brazil

    Shell and its partners have begun production from the second development phase of the Parque das Conchas (BC-10) project, located off Brazil’s south-east coast. The BC-10 project (Shell share 50%, Petrobras 35%, ONGC 15%) is comprised of several subsea fields which are tied back to a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, named the Espírito Santo.

  • 26 Sep 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

    Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 39,065,291 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the second quarter 2013 interim dividend.

  • 26 Sep 2013 Shell renews support for global cookstove alliance with $6 million donation

    Shell today pledged an additional $6 million to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, which aims to save lives and protect the environment through the use of improved cookstoves and fuels. This follows $6 million of Shell funding announced in 2010, and the secondment of a Shell employee to the Alliance. Shell is the single largest private-sector contributor to the Alliance.

  • 12 Sep 2013 Appointment of John Abbott as Downstream Director

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (the ‘Company’) today announces the appointment of John Abbott as Downstream Director with effect from October 1, 2013.

  • 11 Sep 2013 Shell and Baker Hughes develop innovative reservoir modelling platform

    Shell and Baker Hughes today announced a software license and joint development agreement to produce a high-end platform for geological and reservoir modelling. The new platform will bring enhanced evaluation and visualization capabilities to Shell allowing geoscience and petroleum engineering experts to better plan and manage the extraction of oil and gas resources, realizing their full potential.

  • 09 Sep 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2013 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 second quarter 2013 interim dividend, which was announced on August 1, 2013 at US$0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).

  • 21 Aug 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc second 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 second quarter interim dividend of 2013, which was announced on August 1st, 2013 at $0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”) and $0.90 per American Depository Share (“ADS”).

  • 01 Aug 2013 Second quarter 2013 results announcement

    On Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 07.00 BST (08.00 CEST and 02.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc released its second quarter results and second quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.

  • 01 Aug 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2013 interim dividend

    The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the second 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.

  • 22 Jul 2013 Shell to boost deepwater production in Brazil

    Shell, and its partners, are expecting to boost production with two new deepwater projects at Parque das Conchas (BC-10) and the Bijupirá/Salema fields.

  • 17 Jul 2013 Shell to shut in Auger platform to complete tie-in at Cardamom field

    Nearly two decades after setting a world water-depth record for drilling and production, Shell’s Auger tension-leg platform is still playing a central and innovative role in the company’s deep water Gulf of Mexico portfolio – currently producing some 55,000 barrels oil equivalent (boe) per day (Shell share ~30,000 boe per day), and acting in the future as the host platform for the Cardamom subsea development. The Cardamom discovery well also set records three years ago, for subsurface length and depth.

  • 09 Jul 2013 Ben van Beurden to be next Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc

    The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced that Ben van Beurden will succeed Peter Voser as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2014.

  • 03 Jul 2013 Gulf of Mexico Success at Shell’s Vicksburg “A” Well

    Shell today announces a successful exploratory well at Vicksburg in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. The well is located 75 miles (120 kilometers) offshore in the Mississippi Canyon Block 393 in 7,446 feet (2,269 meters) of water. It was drilled to a total depth of 26,385 feet (8,042 meters) and encountered more than 500 feet (152 meters) of net oil pay.

  • 27 Jun 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

    Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 23,636,713 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the first quarter 2013 interim dividend.

  • 21 Jun 2013 SPDC sets out its future intent for Nigeria

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) as operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/SPDC joint venture (SPDC JV) today announced that the SPDC JV (NNPC 55%, SPDC 30%, TOTAL 10%, NAOC 5%) has taken final investment decisions for the Trans Niger Pipeline loop-line (TNPL) and the Gbaran-Ubie Phase Two projects, both in Nigeria’s eastern Niger Delta. The total capital investment for the two bundles of projects is around $3.9 billion. SPDC has also announced today a strategic review of the interests that it holds in selected onshore leases in the SPDC JV.

  • 20 Jun 2013 SPDC shuts TNP due to fire at crude theft point

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) joint venture shut the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) yesterday (19th June) following an explosion and fire at a crude theft point on the 28” section of the facility at Bodo West in Ogoniland.

  • 14 Jun 2013 Advance notice of 2nd quarter 2013 results and 2nd quarter interim dividend announcement

    On Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 07.00 BST (08.00 CEST and 02.00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its second quarter results and second quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.

  • 11 Jun 2013 SPDC Joint Venture lifts force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has lifted the force majeure on gas supplies to NLNG, effective 10 June 2013.

  • 10 Jun 2013 Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2013 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 first quarter 2013 interim dividend, which was announced on May 2, 2013 at US$0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).

  • 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 of 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 will release 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%.

  • 17 Apr 2013 SPDC shuts down NCTL to remove oil theft points

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) shut down the Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL) on Monday (15th April) to remove crude oil theft connections and investigate suspected oil theft leaks. Production of some 150,000 barrels of oil per day has been deferred due to the shutdown. As a result, SPDC has declared force majeure on Bonny Light export.

  • 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 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 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 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$0.43 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.01on 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.