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2014 media releases
An overview of Royal Dutch Shell plc news and media releases published in 2014.
17 Apr 2014
Shell announces Malaysia deep-water gas discovery
Shell today announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful ‘Rosmari-1’ well is located 135 kilometres offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 metres.
09 Apr 2014
Shell publishes 2013 Sustainability Report and payments to governments data
Royal Dutch Shell has published its Sustainability Report for 2013, which describes how it is working responsibly to help meet the world’s growing demand for energy.
07 Apr 2014
Shell lifts first crude oil from the Majnoon oilfield
Shell announced today that the Majnoon oilfield it operates in partnership with South Oil Company (SOC), Petronas and Missan Oil in Southern Iraq has successfully exported its first shipment of crude oil to Shell trading, a significant milestone for the oilfield.
01 Apr 2014
Andy Brown back as Upstream International Director
Royal Dutch Shell today announced that Andy Brown has resumed his role as Upstream International Director, following his recuperation from a successful medical procedure earlier this year.
27 Mar 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares
Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 37,952,003 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the fourth quarter 2013 interim dividend.
13 Mar 2014
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, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
13 Mar 2014
Shell publishes Annual Report and Form 20-F
Royal Dutch Shell plc published its Annual Report and Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013.
13 Mar 2014
Shell management day 2014: Balancing growth and returns
Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden today reinforces his priorities for the company in presentations to financial markets.
07 Mar 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth 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 fourth quarter 2013 interim dividend, which was announced on January 30, 2014 at US$0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).
05 Mar 2014
Advance notice of 1st quarter 2014 results and 1st quarter interim dividend announcement
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 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 2014.
24 Feb 2014
Shell signs agreement to advance major clean energy project at Peterhead
Shell has signed an agreement with the UK Government to progress the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project to the next phase of design.
21 Feb 2014
Shell agrees sale of downstream businesses in Australia to Vitol
Shell today announced it has reached a binding agreement to sell its Australia downstream businesses (excluding Aviation) to Vitol for a total transaction value of approximately A$2.9 billion (US$2.6 billion).
20 Feb 2014
Shell Reaches Agreement with Kuwait Petroleum International for the Sale of its Retail, Supply & Distribution logistics and Aviation businesses in Italy
Shell and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) announce today that their respective affiliates have reached an agreement for the sale of shares in the companies containing the Retail, Supply and Distribution logistics and Aviation businesses in Italy. The sale is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to complete in 2014.
19 Feb 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth 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 fourth quarter interim dividend of 2013, which was announced on January 30th, 2014 at $0.45 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”) and $0.90 per American Depository Share (“ADS”).
04 Feb 2014
Shell starts production from second Mars platform in deep water Gulf of Mexico
Shell today announces it has begun production from the Mars B development through Olympus – the company’s seventh, and largest, floating deep-water platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the first deep-water project in the Gulf to expand an existing oil and gas field with significant new infrastructure, which should extend the life of the greater Mars basin to 2050 or beyond. Combined future production from Olympus and the original Mars platform is expected to deliver an estimated resource base of 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe).
30 Jan 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc Directorate change
Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces its intention to propose to the 2014 Annual General Meeting that Euleen Goh and Patricia A. Woertz be elected Non-executive Directors of the Company with effect from September 1, 2014 and June 1, 2014 respectively.
30 Jan 2014
New Shell CEO Ben van Beurden sets agenda for sharper performance and rigorous capital discipline
Speaking to investors today, new Shell CEO Ben van Beurden updated on the company’s priorities: improving Shell’s financial results and achieving better capital efficiency, as well as continuing to strengthen operational performance and project delivery.
30 Jan 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter and full year 2013 results announcement
On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 07.00 GMT (08.00 CET and 02.00 EST) Royal Dutch Shell plc released its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results and fourth quarter 2013 interim dividend announcements.
30 Jan 2014
Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2013 interim dividend
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth 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.
29 Jan 2014
Shell to sell interest in offshore Brazil BC-10
Shell announced today an agreement to sell a 23% interest in the Parque das Conchas (BC-10) project offshore Brazil to Qatar Petroleum International for approximately US $1 billion, subject to closing
20 Jan 2014
Andy Brown takes medical leave
Royal Dutch Shell today announced that, effective immediately, Upstream International Director, Andy Brown, is on extended leave to recuperate from a recent medical procedure.
20 Jan 2014
Shell announces sale of Wheatstone LNG stake in Australia
Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announced it has agreed to sell its 8% equity interest in the Wheatstone-Iago Joint Venture and 6.4% interest in the 8.9 million tonnes per annum Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia for a cash consideration of US$1,135 million to the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), subject to closing.
17 Jan 2014
Shell updates on fourth quarter 2013 and full year 2013 unaudited results
Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today updates on its expected 2013 results. Fourth quarter 2013 figures, which are expected to be published on January 30, 2014 , are expected to be significantly lower than recent levels of profitability, considering current oil and gas prices and the downstream oil products industry environment.
06 Jan 2014
Advance notice of 4th quarter 2013 results and 4th quarter interim dividend announcement
On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 07.00 GMT (08.00 CET and 02.00 EST) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its fourth quarter and full year results and fourth quarter interim dividend announcement for 2013.
02 Jan 2014
Shell boosts its leadership in global LNG with the completion of Repsol S.A. LNG deal
Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") today announces the successful completion of the acquisition of Repsol S.A.'s ("Repsol") liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio outside North America for a headline cash consideration of $4.1 billion. As part of the transaction, Shell will also assume $1.6 billion of balance sheet liabilities relating to existing leases for LNG ship charters, substantially increasing the shipping capacity available to Shell's world-class LNG marketing business.
02 Jan 2014
Former Chief Executive Officer, Peter Voser: remuneration disclosure
As previously announced, Peter Voser stepped down as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Royal Dutch Shell plc with effect from 1 January, 2014. He repatriated to his base country, Switzerland, and became an employee of Shell Switzerland, from 1 January, 2014. He will leave employment with the Shell group on 31 March, 2014.