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Bright ideas from our people and partners can spark ground-breaking technologies. Over the coming decades the need for creative solutions will grow as society seeks ways to meet growing energy demand for energy with less environmental impact. We work with partners in universities and other companies to better understand these challenges and find ways to overcome them.
The Gumusut-Kakap offshore platform was built entirely in Malaysia. It is bristling with advanced technology designed to unlock essential energy resources safely from below seas 1,200 metres deep.
Meet an inventor inspired by a toy rubber dinosaur to keep water out of wells and another who applied MRI scanning to improve understanding of how fluids move through rock, both funded by GameChanger.
After a break of 15 years, Schoonebeek, one of north-west Europe’s largest onshore oilfields, is back on-stream thanks to technological advances and human resourcefulness.
A sleek and versatile concept tanker, designed by Shell to handle a wide range of sea and load conditions, could make the delivery of natural gas cleaner and more efficient in the future.
China has been striving to sustain rapid economic growth and supply the energy that supports it, while also working to protect the environment. Shell is helping with a scheme that encourages young people to improve the environment in their towns and cities.