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Shell Energy Europe acquires Morgan Stanley’s European gas and power trading book

10 Jul 2015

Shell Energy Europe Ltd. (Shell) has signed a binding sales and purchase agreement for Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc’s European gas and power trading portfolio. Comprising predominantly physical and financial gas and power trades, the deal further expands Shell’s activities in core energy markets across Europe.

First gulf of mexico offshore supply vessel powered by lng takes to the water

05 Mar 2015

Today, Shell marked delivery of a special Offshore Supply Vessel for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel, chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, is the first of its kind in the region to run on both Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and diesel. Two more LNG-fuelled vessels are expected to follow. LNG fuel is a new alternative for vessel operators in the Gulf of Mexico responding to new sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions regulations, as part of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA).

Silverstream Air Lubrication Technology delivers significant energy savings

04 Feb 2015

Lloyd’s Register verifies sea trials on 40000DWT product tanker; technology achieves 4.3% fuel savings with scope for further improvement. Both Silverstream and Shell believe that a fully optimised system has potential to deliver more than 5% efficiency savings on an ongoing basis

Teekay LNG signs charter contracts with Shell for five newbuild LNG carriers

04 Dec 2014

December 4, 2014 – Subsidiaries of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) (NYSE:TGP) and a wholly owned company of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced that they have entered into time-charter contracts for five newbuild LNG carriers. The vessels will operate as part of Shell’s global LNG fleet under time-charters ranging in duration from six to eight years, plus extension options. Delivery of the vessels will start from the second half of 2017 into 2018.

Shell to build innovative bunker vessel to deliver LNG fuel

04 Dec 2014

Shell today confirmed its plans to build a specialised LNG bunker vessel to deliver to LNG-fuelled vessels in northwest Europe. The new vessel will be based at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and will load from the new LNG break bulk terminal and jetty to be constructed by the Gas Access to Europe (Gate) terminal. It will also be sea-going and, therefore, able to bunker customers at other locations.

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