2016

Shell completes sale of Denmark Marketing business to Couche-Tard

02-May-2016

Shell has completed the sale of Dansk Fuels in Denmark to Couche-Tard for approximately $300 million including working capital. Dansk Fuels comprises Shell’s Retail, Commercial Fuels, Commercial Fleet and Aviation businesses, and products distribution activities associated with those businesses. It will be owned by Circle K Denmark A/S (formerly Statoil Fuel and Retail A/S), which is a subsidiary of Couche-Tard.

CNOOC and Shell take final investment decision to expand petrochemical complex in China

22-Mar-2016

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) today announce the final investment decision to expand CNOOC and Shell Petrochemical Company’s (CSPC) existing 50:50 joint venture (JV) in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China. This decision follows the announcement of a Heads of Agreement in December 2015 between the two partners. Subject to regulatory approvals, CNOOC and Shell have agreed that CSPC should take over CNOOC’s ongoing project to build additional chemical facilities next to CSPC’s petrochemical complex.

Saudi Refining, Inc. and Shell sign letter of intent to separate Motiva assets

16-Mar-2016

Saudi Arabian Oil Company ("Saudi Aramco") through its wholly owned Saudi Refining Inc. ("SRI") subsidiary and Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell"), through its U.S. downstream affiliate, announce today they have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to divide the assets of Motiva Enterprises LLC. The Motiva joint venture was formed in 1998 and has operated as a 50/50 refining and marketing joint venture between the parties since 2002.

Shell delivers more Brazil deep-water production from Parque das Conchas

14-Mar-2016

Shell and its joint venture announce the start of oil production from the third phase of the deep-water Parque das Conchas (BC-10) development in Brazil's Campos Basin. Production for this final phase of the project is expected to add up to 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) at peak production, from fields that have already produced more than 100 million barrels since 2009.

Scheme of Arrangement becomes effective

15-Feb-2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) is pleased to announce that the Scheme has become effective and that the entire issued ordinary share capital of BG Group plc (“BG”) is now owned by Shell. This follows the Court’s sanction of the Scheme at a hearing held on February 11, 2016 and the delivery of the Court Order to the Registrar of Companies today, February 15, 2016.

Court sanctions Scheme of Arrangement

11-Feb-2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) notes today’s announcement by BG Group plc (“BG”) confirming that the High Court of Justice of England and Wales has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement (the “Scheme”) to effect the Combination between Shell and BG.

Shell’s recommended cash and share offer for BG Group plc: publication of a second supplementary prospectus

05-Feb-2016

As envisaged in the expected timetable of principal events which is set out in the prospectus published by Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) on December 22, 2015 (the “Original Prospectus”) in relation to the proposed issue of new Shell shares in connection with the recommended cash and share offer (the “Combination”) by Shell for BG Group plc (“BG”), as supplemented by a supplementary prospectus published on January 20, 2015 (the “First Supplementary Prospectus”), Shell published its fourth quarter and full year 2015 unaudited results on February 4, 2016 and BG published its fourth quarter and full year 2015 unaudited results on February 5, 2016 (together, the “Results”).

Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2015 interim dividend

04-Feb-2016

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter of 2015 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Royal Dutch Shell plc - revised 2016 interim dividend timetable

04-Feb-2016

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced a revised intended timetable for the 2016 quarterly interim dividends. The revision impacts the previously announced timetable only in relation to the first quarter 2016 interim dividend; the interim dividend timetable in relation to the fourth quarter 2015 and the second quarter and third quarter 2016 interim dividends is not affected.

Shell agrees to sell its shareholding in the Shell Refining Company in Malaysia to Malaysia Hengyuan International Limited (MHIL)

01-Feb-2016

Shell has reached a conditional agreement with Malaysia Hengyuan International Limited (MHIL) for the sale of its 51% shareholding in the Shell Refining Company (SRC) in Malaysia for $66.3 million. It is MHIL’s intention for SRC to invest in the upgrades needed to meet the Euro 4M and Euro 5 requirements. The transaction is expected to complete in 2016, subject to obtaining regulatory approval.

Shell shareholders vote in favour of the recommended combination between Shell and BG

27-Jan-2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) announces the poll result from today’s General Meeting held at the Circustheater, Circusstraat 4, 2586 CW, The Hague, The Netherlands.  Shell shareholders expressed their support for the recommended combination with BG Group plc (“BG”) by carrying the resolution to approve and implement the transaction.

Shell’s recommended cash and share offer for BG Group plc: publication of supplementary prospectus

20-Jan-2016

As envisaged in the expected timetable of principal events which is set out in the prospectus published by Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) on 22 December 2015 (the “Original Prospectus”) in relation to the proposed issue of new Shell shares in connection with the recommended cash and share offer (the “Combination”) by Shell for BG Group plc (“BG”), Shell has published an update on its fourth quarter and full year unaudited results and BG has published an operational and trading update on 20 January 2016 (together, the “Announcements”). Shell announces that the UK Listing Authority has approved a supplementary prospectus in relation to the Announcements dated 20 January 2016 (the "Supplementary Prospectus").

Shell updates on fourth quarter 2015 and full year 2015 unaudited results

20-Jan-2016

As envisaged in the circular and prospectus published by Shell on 22 December 2015 relating to its recommended combination with BG Group plc, Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today updates on its expected fourth quarter and full year 2015 results ahead of the Shell General Meeting on 27 January 2016. Fourth quarter 2015 and full year 2015 figures are expected to be published on 4 February 2016.

Shell exits development of Bab sour gas reservoirs

18-Jan-2016

Following a careful and thorough evaluation of technical challenges and costs, Shell has decided to exit the joint development of the Bab sour gas reservoirs with ADNOC in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, and to stop further joint work on the project. The evaluation concluded that for Shell, the development of the project does not fit with the company’s strategy, particularly in the economic climate prevailing in the energy industry.

Notice of preliminary summary Q4 2015 results publication - 20th Jan 2016

06-Jan-2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc announced the publication a prospectus regarding the recommended combination with BG Group plc, on 22 December 2015. As indicated in that announcement, Shell intends to publish a preliminary update on 2015 fourth quarter and full year unaudited results on 20 January 2016, in order that investors have access to the most recent company information. Publication will take place via a stock exchange release at 07:00 GMT and through the usual new channels and the announcement will also be available on www.shell.com.

2015

Update on the recommended combination between Royal Dutch Shell plc and BG Group plc

21-Dec-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) and BG Group plc (“BG”) announce that, following satisfaction of the final pre-condition to the recommended combination and with the unanimous approval of both boards, BG is today seeking the approval of the High Court to publish its scheme document and convene the related shareholder meetings.

Shell-BG recommended combination receives unconditional Chinese antitrust clearance. Pre-conditional approval process now complete.

14-Dec-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") today announced that its recommended combination with BG Group plc ("BG") has received unconditional merger clearance from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”). Following previously announced approvals in Brazil, the EU and Australia, MOFCOM clearance marks the final pre-conditional approval required for the combination.

Shell takes final investment decision to expand alpha olefins production at Geismar chemical plant in US Gulf Coast

30-Nov-2015

Shell Chemical LP (Shell) today announces the final investment decision to increase alpha olefins (AO) production at its chemical manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana, making the site the largest AO producer in the world. Shell will construct a fourth AO unit, adding 425,000 tonnes of capacity. The chemical site is used in the production of stronger and lighter polyethylene plastic for packaging and bottles, as well as engine and industrial oils and drilling fluids.

Shell launches Quest carbon capture and storage project

06-Nov-2015

Shell today celebrated the official opening of the Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada, and the start of commercial operations there. Quest is designed to capture and safely store more than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) each year – equal to the emissions from about 250,000 cars. Quest was made possible through strong collaboration between the public and private sectors aimed at advancing CCS globally.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2015 interim dividend

29-Oct-2015

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the third quarter of 2015 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell to halt Carmon Creek in situ project

27-Oct-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announces that the company will not continue construction of the 80,000 barrel per day Carmon Creek thermal in situ project located in Alberta, Canada.

Shell completes the sale of some downstream businesses in Norway

01-Oct-2015

Shell has completed the sale to St1 Nordic Oy of Smart Fuel AS, Shell’s retail, commercial fuels and supply & distribution logistics businesses in Norway. The Shell brand will continue to be highly visible in Norway through a retail brand licence agreement, and Shell fuels and lubricants will continue to be sold at the 404 retail sites which will transfer to St1’s ownership. Additionally, Shell and St1 have joined forces to create Aviation Fuelling Services Norway AS, a joint venture to sell aviation fuel in Norway.

Shell updates on Alaska exploration

28-Sep-2015

Shell today provides an update on the Burger J exploration well, located in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. The Burger J well is approximately 150 miles from Barrow, Alaska, in about 150 feet of water. Shell safely drilled the well to a total depth of 6800 feet this summer in a basin that demonstrates many of the key attributes of a major petroleum basin. For an area equivalent to half the size of the Gulf of Mexico, this basin remains substantially under-explored.

Shell to sell its shareholding in Showa Shell to Idemitsu

30-Jul-2015

Shell has reached an agreement with Idemitsu for the sale of 125,261,200 shares in Showa Shell Sekiyu KK, representing a 33.24% shareholding in the company, for a total amount of JPY 169 billion (approximately US$1.4 billion). Shell will retain a 1.80% holding in the company.

Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2015 interim dividend

30-Jul-2015

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the second quarter of 2015 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell to sell its equity interest in the Elba LNG joint venture to Kinder Morgan

15-Jul-2015

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) and Shell today announced that they have reached an agreement for Kinder Morgan to purchase 100 percent of Shell's equity interest in Elba Liquefaction Company, LLC (ELC), the owner of the Elba Liquefaction Project, which is proposed to be constructed and operated at the existing Elba Island LNG Terminal near Savannah, Georgia. Kinder Morgan currently owns 51 percent of the ELC joint venture. Shell owns the remaining 49 percent and subscribes to 100 percent of the liquefaction capacity. Kinder Morgan will purchase the remaining 49 percent of the joint venture that it does not already own. Kinder Morgan's expected incremental investment resulting from this transaction is approximately $630 million, bringing its total incremental investment in all the liquefaction and terminal facilities at Elba Island to approximately $2.1 billion.

Shell takes final investment decision for the Appomattox deep-water development in Gulf of Mexico

01-Jul-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces the final investment decision (FID) to advance the Appomattox deep-water development in the Gulf of Mexico. This decision authorises the construction and installation of Shell’s eighth and largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The Appomattox development will initially produce from the Appomattox and Vicksburg fields, with average peak production estimated to reach approximately 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day. The platform and the Appomattox and Vicksburg fields will be owned by Shell (79%) and Nexen Petroleum Offshore U.S.A. Inc. (21%), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited.

Shell-BG recommended combination clears US antitrust hurdle

16-Jun-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announced its recommended combination with BG Group plc (“BG”) has cleared its first antitrust hurdle by receiving early termination of the US antitrust waiting period from the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).

Oil and gas majors call for carbon pricing

01-Jun-2015

Major oil and gas companies, BG Group plc, BP plc, Eni S.p.A., Royal Dutch Shell plc, Statoil ASA and Total SA, today announced their call to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems and create clear, stable, ambitious policy frameworks that could eventually connect national systems. These would reduce uncertainty and encourage the most cost effective ways of reducing carbon emissions widely.

Shell to propose the appointment of EY as auditor from 2016

19-May-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc will propose to shareholders at the 2016 Annual General Meeting that EY be appointed as the company’s auditor for the financial year 2016. This follows an extensive competitive tender, in line with industry best practice. As a result, EY will be recommended to succeed PwC, Shell’s sole auditor since 2005.

Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2015 interim dividend

30-Apr-2015

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the first quarter of 2015 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell concludes sale of 185 service stations across the UK to independent dealers

13-Apr-2015

Shell UK is pleased to announce it has accepted offers for the sale of 185 company-owned service stations to selected independent dealers and has exchanged contracts for 158 of these service stations. Through this transaction, Shell welcomes Motor Fuel Group (MFG) as a Shell dealer and strengthens its relationship with Euro Garages. It is anticipated that contracts for the remaining service stations will be exchanged in the coming weeks.

SPDC completes sale of oil mining lease 29 and Nembe Creek Trunk Line in Nigeria

25-Mar-2015

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its interest in oil mining lease (OML) 29 and the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (OML29 and NCTL) and related facilities in the Eastern Niger Delta. Its interests in OML29 and the Nembe Creek Trunk Line were assigned to Aiteo Eastern E&P Company Limited. Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some $1.7 billion.

SPDC completes sale of oil mining lease 18 in Nigeria

20-Mar-2015

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in oil mining lease (OML) 18 and related facilities in the Eastern Niger Delta. Its interests in OML18 were assigned to Eroton Exploration & Production Company Limited. Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to $737 million.

Shell signs agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. for the sale of its retail, commercial fleet and fuels, aviation and trading & supply businesses in Denmark

17-Mar-2015

Shell has reached agreement with Couche-Tard for the sale of its marketing operations in Denmark, comprising retail, commercial fleet, commercial fuels, aviation and connected trading & supply products businesses. The businesses will be managed by Statoil Fuel and Retail A/S (“SFR”), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Couche-Tard.

Royal Dutch Shell announces Scrip Dividend Programme in 2015

03-Mar-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announces that it intends to offer the option for shareholders to receive dividends in cash or in shares via a Scrip Dividend Programme (the “Programme”) with effect from the first quarter 2015 interim dividend onwards. This means that for the first quarter 2015 interim dividend, shareholders can opt to receive their dividend in shares.

Shell updates on planned maintenance at Pearl GTL, Qatar

27-Feb-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) updated today that the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, in Qatar has entered planned maintenance in February 2015. Pearl GTL comprises two identical GTL ‘trains’, with a total capacity of 140,000 barrels per day of GTL products plus 120,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and ethane. One train, representing half the facility, has recently begun a planned ‘turnaround’ maintenance programme, which will continue for a period of some 2 months.

Shell corrects fourth quarter and full year 2014 (FIFO) results, CCS earnings unchanged

30-Jan-2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc announced its unaudited results for the fourth quarter and full year 2014 on 29 January 2015. Subsequent to making that announcement, a stock valuation error in its Downstream operations was discovered. The value of inventories in the condensed consolidated balance sheet, reported as $19,981 million, should be corrected to $19,701 million.

Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2014 interim dividend

29-Jan-2015

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter of 2014 of US$0.47 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.

Qatar Petroleum and Shell not to pursue Al Karaana petrochemicals project

14-Jan-2015

Qatar Petroleum and Shell have decided not to proceed with the proposed Al Karaana petrochemicals project, and to stop further work on the project. The decision came after a careful and thorough evaluation of commercial quotations from EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) bidders, which showed high capital costs rendering it commercially unfeasible, particularly in the current economic climate prevailing in the energy industry.

2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc Directorate change

30-Jan-2015

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.

SPDC completes sale of Oil Mining Lease 24 in Nigeria

20-Nov-2014

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 24 (OML24) and related facilities in the Eastern Niger Delta to Newcross Exploration and Production Limited (Newcross). Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some $600 million.

Appointment of new Chairman

30-Oct-2014

The Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles O. Holliday as Chairman with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’), subject to his re-appointment as a Director of the Company by shareholders at the AGM. Mr Holliday will succeed Jorma Ollila who will step down from the Board with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 AGM having served as Chairman for nine years.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2014 interim dividend

30-Oct-2014

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the third quarter of 2014 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.02 on the equivalent US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell announces Gabon deep-water gas discovery

22-Oct-2014

Shell today announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir.

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. launches initial public offering

20-Oct-2014

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P., a limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell, announced today that it has launched its initial public offering of 37,500,000 common units, representing limited partner interests. The common units are expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SHLX.” The underwriters of the offering will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,625,000 common units from Shell Midstream Partners.

Joint Shipping Initiative funds new phase of anti-piracy project in Somalia

25-Sep-2014

The Joint Shipping Initiative - made up of Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and “K” Line – today announced it has given $1.5 million of additional funds to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project to improve the lives of Somalis and security for seafarers.

Shell announces Utica gas discovery in Pennsylvania

03-Sep-2014

Shell today announced new discovery wells (Neal and Gee) within the Utica formation in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA. These wells were drilled to a total measured depth of approximately 4,420 and 4,724 metres (14,500 and 15,500 feet) with lateral lengths of 945 metres (3,100 feet) at Gee and 1,280 metres (4,200 feet) at Neal, respectively. These results are comparable to the best publically announced thus far in the emerging Southeast Ohio Utica dry gas play.

Royal Dutch Shell plc update on Woodside shareholding

01-Aug-2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) acknowledges the outcome of Woodside Petroleum Limited’s (“Woodside”) shareholders’ negative vote on the selective buy-back proposal announced on the 17th of June 2014. Shell is reviewing its options in relation to its remaining 13.6% holding in Woodside.

Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2014 interim dividend

31-Jul-2014

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the second quarter of 2014 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.02 on the equivalent US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell adds third major discovery to the Norphlet play in the Gulf of Mexico

15-Jul-2014

Shell today announces its third major discovery in the Norphlet play in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico with the successful Rydberg exploration well. After more than 10 years of exploration activities in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Shell continues to lead industry in exploring this Jurassic play.

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. files Registration Statement for initial public offering of Midstream Partnership

18-Jun-2014

Royal Dutch Shell (“RDS”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (“Shell Midstream Partners”), has filed a Registration Statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) related to the proposed initial public offering of common units representing limited partner interests. Shell Midstream Partners intends to apply to list the common units on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SHLX”. The offering is expected to occur in the second half of this year.

Shell further reduces its interest in Woodside

17-Jun-2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today announced the sale of a total of approximately 156.5 million shares in Woodside Petroleum Limited (“Woodside”) representing a total estimated value to Shell of around US$5.0 billion on an after tax basis.

Shell announces cancellation of Scrip Dividend Programme from second quarter 2014

22-May-2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) announces the cancellation of its Scrip Dividend Programme (“the Programme”) with effect from the second quarter 2014 Interim Dividend onwards. The cancellation means that the second quarter 2014 Interim Dividend and future dividends will be settled entirely in cash, rather than offering a share-based alternative. This decision will allow for a more efficient share buy-back programme.

Shell announces sale of Eagle Ford acreage, South Texas

21-May-2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) announced today it has agreed to sell its 100 percent working interest in approximately 106,000 net acres in Dimmit, LaSalle, and Webb Counties, Texas to Sanchez Energy Corporation for approximately $0.639 billion, subject to closing.

Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2014 interim dividend

30-Apr-2014

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the first quarter of 2014 of US$0.47 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), an increase of US$ 0.02 on the equivalent US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Royal Dutch Shell plc - revised 2014 interim dividend timetable

30-Apr-2014

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced a revised intended timetable for the 2014 quarterly interim dividends. This timetable takes into account changes made by the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Amsterdam based on the requirement of the EU’s recently adopted Central Securities Depositories Regulation to reduce the standard settlement period of three days to two days, effective as of October 6, 2014.

Shell announces Malaysia deep-water gas discovery

17-Apr-2014

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.

Shell lifts first crude oil from the Majnoon oilfield

07-Apr-2014

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

27-Mar-2014

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.

Shell starts production from second Mars platform in deep water Gulf of Mexico

04-Feb-2014

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).

Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2013 interim dividend

30-Jan-2014

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.

Shell to sell interest in offshore Brazil BC-10

29-Jan-2014

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

Shell announces sale of Wheatstone LNG stake in Australia

20-Jan-2014

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.

Andy Brown takes medical leave

20-Jan-2014

Royal Dutch Shell today announced that, effective immediately, Upstream International Director, Andy Brown, is on extended leave to recuperate from a recent medical procedure.

Shell updates on fourth quarter 2013 and full year 2013 unaudited results

17-Jan-2014

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.

Former Chief Executive Officer, Peter Voser: remuneration disclosure

02-Jan-2014

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.

Shell boosts its leadership in global LNG with the completion of Repsol S.A. LNG deal

02-Jan-2014

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.

2013

Shell will not pursue US Gulf Coast GTL project

05-Dec-2013

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.

Shell floats hull for world’s largest floating facility

03-Dec-2013

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.

Shell agrees sale of shareholding in Ceska Rafinerska to Unipetrol

07-Nov-2013

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.

Shell encouraged by positive well test results in Albania

05-Nov-2013

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.

Shell moves ahead with 80,000 barrel per day Carmon Creek project

31-Oct-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2013 interim dividend

31-Oct-2013

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.

Third quarter 2013 results announcement

31-Oct-2013

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.

Shell announces successful bid for giant field in deep water Brazil

21-Oct-2013

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.

Shell produces first oil from phase 2 of Parque das Conchas, offshore Brazil

02-Oct-2013

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.

Shell renews support for global cookstove alliance with $6 million donation

26-Sep-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

26-Sep-2013

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.

Shell and Baker Hughes develop innovative reservoir modelling platform

11-Sep-2013

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.

Second quarter 2013 results announcement

01-Sep-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2013 interim dividend

01-Aug-2013

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.

Shell to shut in Auger platform to complete tie-in at Cardamom field

17-Jul-2013

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.

Gulf of Mexico Success at Shell’s Vicksburg “A” Well

03-Jul-2013

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.

SPDC sets out its future intent for Nigeria

21-Jun-2013

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.

SPDC shuts TNP due to fire at crude theft point

20-Jun-2013

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.

Shell moves forward on new Gulf of Mexico development at Stones

08-May-2013

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.

Shell lays keel for world's first floating LNG project

08-May-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2013 interim dividend

02-May-2013

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.

First quarter 2013 results announcement

02-May-2013

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.

ADNOC selects Shell to develop Bab Sour Gas project in Abu Dhabi

30-Apr-2013

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%.

SPDC shuts down NCTL to remove oil theft points

17-Apr-2013

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.

2012 Shell Sustainability Report

11-Apr-2013

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.

Shell ready to invest several hundred million dollars in promising technology companies

02-Apr-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

28-Mar-2013

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.

New Shell scenarios sharpen focus on future for society, energy

28-Feb-2013

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.

Shell announces pause in Alaska drilling programme

27-Feb-2013

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.

Shell continues to expand its LNG leadership with the purchase of new positions from Repsol S.A.

26-Feb-2013

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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2012 interim dividend

31-Jan-2013

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.

Shell and Kinder Morgan announce plans to export LNG from the United States

28-Jan-2013

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.

Kulluk drilling unit arrives in Kodiak Island safe harbour

07-Jan-2013

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.

2012

Directorate change

13-Dec-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces that Mr Gerrit Zalm has been appointed a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from January 1, 2013. Mr Zalm is the Chairman of the Board of Management of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., a position he has held since February 2009. Prior to that Mr Zalm was the Minister of Finance of the Netherlands from 1994-2002 and from 2003-2007. Mr Zalm will seek re-appointment by shareholders at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled to be held in May 2013.

Shell celebrates 40 years of Scenarios

19-Nov-2012

Forty years ago, in 1972, work began on what many people regard as the first Shell Scenarios document, published the following year, though the roots of this work lie even further in the past. Since then, scenario planning has been at the heart of Shell’s business, developing senior leadership understanding of critical factors in the business environment and the possible directions which economic, geopolitical and social systems could take, decades into the future.

SPDC completes 8th Nigerian Oil Mining Lease sale

09-Nov-2012

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 30 (OML30) in the Niger Delta to Shoreline Natural Resources Limited (Shoreline). Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some US$567 million.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2012 interim dividend

01-Nov-2012

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

Ben van Beurden to become Shell Downstream Director

10-Oct-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced the appointment of Ben van Beurden as Downstream Director, effective January 1, 2013. In his new role, van Beurden will become a member of Shell’s Executive Committee and will take over from Mark Williams who will be returning to the United States and leaving the company after 33 years’ distinguished service.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

20-Sep-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 22,325,686 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the second quarter 2012 interim dividend.

Royal Dutch Shell Alaska drilling update

17-Sep-2012

Royal Dutch Shell (“Shell”) is engaged in a multi-year drilling programme to explore for new oil & gas resources in high-potential blocks in offshore Alaska. Important progress has been made with this programme, with two drill ships, more than twenty support vessels, an approved capping stack, and other redundant oil spill response equipment already in position. Shell continues to demonstrate the strength and extent of its Arctic preparations.

Royal Dutch Shell acquires liquids-rich shale acreage in Texas

12-Sep-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) today said it acquired acreage in Texas from Chesapeake Energy in a further step to build a leading portfolio of shale assets rich in oil and natural gas liquids. The $1.935 billion transaction is expected to close within 30 days.

Royal Dutch Shell plc - Additional listing

12-Sep-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") announces that application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for 22,325,686 A ordinary shares of Eur 0.07 each in the capital of Shell (the "Shares") to be admitted to the Official List of the United Kingdom Listing Authority and to be traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Application will also be made to Euronext Amsterdam for the Shares to be admitted to trading on Euronext Amsterdam.

Shell to construct world's first oil sands carbon capture and storage (CCS) project

05-Sep-2012

Shell today announced that it will go ahead with the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project joint venture owners (Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil*) and with support from the Governments of Canada and Alberta.

SPDC completes sale of the seventh Nigerian Oil Mining Lease

05-Sep-2012

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has completed the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 34 (OML-34) in the Niger Delta to ND Western Limited. Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some US$400 million.

SPDC completes sale of Nigerian oil mining lease

03-Sep-2012

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), completed on August 31st 2012 the assignment of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 40 in the Niger Delta to Elcrest Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited. Total cash proceeds for SPDC amount to some US$102million.

Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2012 interim dividend

26-Jul-2012

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

Shell signs new Upstream deals with CNOOC and CNPC

25-Jul-2012

Shell announces today that it has signed two offshore oil and gas Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with CNOOC, and a PSC amendment with CNPC for a new development phase for the Changbei gas field in China. Shell has also entered an agreement with CNOOC for its participation in two Shell exploration blocks offshore Gabon, West Africa.

Shell signs Share Purchase Agreement to acquire Gasnor

11-Jul-2012

Shell, the current owner of 4.1% of the shares in Gasnor AS, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares in the company for USD 74 million (NOK 455.5 million). Subject to Norwegian regulatory approvals, the transaction is expected to be closed in the 3rd quarter of 2012.

Shell and partners announce LNG project in Canada

15-May-2012

Shell, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Mitsubishi Corporation, and PetroChina Company Limited today announced they are developing a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Western Canada, near Kitimat, British Columbia.

Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2012 interim dividend

26-Apr-2012

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

2011 Shell Sustainability Report

12-Apr-2012

Shell today published its Sustainability Report for 2011, which details how sustainable development helps it to deliver energy to meet the world’s growing energy demand in a responsible way.

Appointment of Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director and Board Committee changes

15-Mar-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces that Mr Hans Wijers, a Non-executive Director of the Company, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, has been appointed Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director with effect from May 23, 2012. Mr Wijers will succeed Lord Kerr of Kinlochard who, as announced on February 1, 2012, will be standing down as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from the close of business of the 2012 Annual General Meeting.

Directorate change

15-Mar-2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces its intention to propose to the 2012 Annual General Meeting that Sir Nigel Sheinwald GCMG be elected a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from July 1, 2012.

Joint industry contribution to support community projects in Somalia

23-Feb-2012

Shell, BP, Maersk and the Japanese shipping industry today announced a joint initiative aimed at supporting community and job creation projects in the coastal regions of Somalia. This initiative is designed to make a contribution to the rebuilding of a stable and prosperous Somalia and, in so doing, reduce the risk of piracy to seafarers transiting the Indian Ocean. Each company will contribute around US$500,000 over a period of two years.

Royal Dutch Shell plc fourth quarter 2011 interim dividend

02-Feb-2012

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the fourth quarter of 2011 of US$0.42 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Royal Dutch Shell sets out new growth agenda

02-Feb-2012

Shell today updated shareholders on progress against its strategic plan to generate profitable growth. In today’s volatile economic environment, the company’s strategic aim remains to drive forward with its investment programme, to deliver sustainable growth and provide competitive returns to shareholders.

2011

Arrow Energy welcomes approval from Bow Energy shareholders

21-Dec-2011

Australia’s Arrow Energy Holdings Pty Ltd today welcomed the outcome of a shareholder meeting of Bow Energy Ltd, at which shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of Bow Energy by Arrow Energy. Over 95 per cent of shares voted in favour of the Scheme of Arrangement, representing over 85 per cent of shareholders by number.

Qatar Petroleum and Shell sign Heads of Agreement for the development of a world-scale petrochemicals complex in Qatar

04-Dec-2011

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry of the State of Qatar, and Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer of Shell, signed today a Heads of Agreement that sets the scope and commercial principles for the development of a world-scale petrochemicals complex in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. This agreement follows the conclusion of a joint feasibility study conducted by the partners, Qatar Petroleum and Shell.

Shell sells stakes in Nigerian oil leases

01-Dec-2011

On November 30, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), completed the assignment of its 30% interest in two oil mining leases and related facilities in the Niger Delta. Total cash proceeds for SPDC amount to some US$488 million.

Emir of Qatar inaugurates Pearl GTL Project

22-Nov-2011

His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, The Emir of Qatar today officially inaugurated the Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) Project, the largest GTL plant in the world and the largest energy project in the state of Qatar. Visiting dignitaries including HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, toured the facility and were briefed on the state-of-the-art technologies used to convert natural gas resources from Qatar’s North Field into high quality liquid fuels and products that will be sold at premium all over the world.

Iraq natural gas joint venture gets final approval

15-Nov-2011

The Iraqi cabinet today approved an agreement with Royal Dutch Shell ("Shell") and Mitsubishi Corporation, forming a joint venture to gather raw gas from three major oil fields, adding an important domestic energy source for Iraq and offering the potential for gas exports.

Shell celebrates five years as world number one lubricants supplier

02-Nov-2011

Shell Lubricants (“Shell”) has topped the list of the world’s leading lubricants suppliers for the fifth year running, according to new research into the global lubricants market. The research, conducted by Kline & Company* (“Kline”), gives Shell more than 13% of the market by volume in 2010 and a two per cent lead over its nearest competitor.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2011 interim dividend

27-Oct-2011

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the third quarter of 2011 of US$0.42 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Confirmation Arrow Energy to acquire Bow Energy via Scheme of Arrangement

26-Sep-2011

Australia’s Arrow Energy Holdings Pty Ltd (“Arrow”) has today confirmed that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement (“SIA”) with coal seam gas company Bow Energy Ltd (“Bow”) under which Arrow has agreed to acquire all of the shares in Bow for a cash consideration of A$1.52 per Bow share. The offer values Bow at A$535 million.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

19-Sep-2011

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 22,265,954 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the second quarter 2011 interim dividend.

Royal Dutch Shell plc delivering new growth

09-Sep-2011

At an investor day in New York today, Shell confirmed solid progress in starting up three world-class oil & gas projects in 2011, which at peak will add some 400,000 barrels oil equivalent (boe) for Shell.

Gannet oil leak - update

15-Aug-2011

The oil leak on a flow line system that serves the Shell-operated Gannet Alpha platform remains under control, with the well shut in.

Gannet oil leak

13-Aug-2011

Shell U.K. Limited confirms the oil leak in a flow line to our Gannet Alpha platform is under control. The subsea well was shut in on Wednesday and the flowline on the seabed is now isolated and depressurized. Leakage of oil has been considerably reduced.

Royal Dutch Shell plc second quarter 2011 interim dividend

28-Jul-2011

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the second quarter of 2011 of US$0.42 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

Shell, governments agree funding for Canadian CO2 storage project

24-Jun-2011

Shell today announced it had signed agreements with the Governments of Alberta and Canada to secure $865 million in funding for its Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project in Canada. The Quest Project will capture and permanently store deep underground more than one million tonnes of CO2 per year from Shell’s Scotford Upgrader near Edmonton, Alberta, which processes heavy oil from the Athabasca oil sands.

Shell boosts UK retail presence

21-Jun-2011

Shell U.K. Limited today agreed to acquire 254 petrol retail sites in the UK from Rontec Investments LLP (the Snax 24 Consortium) for a total cash consideration of around $400mln (£240mln), bringing competitively priced quality fuels to more customers across the UK.

First cargo of Pearl GTL products ship from Qatar

13-Jun-2011

Qatar Petroleum and Shell today announced that the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City in the State of Qatar, has sold its first commercial shipment of GTL Gasoil.

Shell launches development of major new Gulf of Mexico discovery

08-Jun-2011

Shell today announced a significant, multi-billion dollar investment to develop its major Cardamom oil and gas field in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The Cardamom project is expected to produce 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) a day at peak production and more than 140 million boe over its lifetime.

Shell and Cosan: fuelling a lower-carbon future with biofuels

02-Jun-2011

Shell and Cosan today launched a multi-billion dollar joint venture that will become a leading producer of the low-carbon biofuel, ethanol made from sugar cane. Named Raízen, this major retail and commercial fuels company will operate in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing markets.

Shell and CPC announce LNG sales deal

16-May-2011

Shell Eastern Trading (Pte.) Ltd, trading as Shell Eastern LNG (Shell), and CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) have signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) for the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Shell’s global LNG portfolio. With this HOA Shell will supply two million tonnes per annum for 20 years starting in 2016.

Expansion of oil sands upgrader goes on-stream

04-May-2011

Shell today announced the successful start of production from its Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Canada. The 100,000 barrels-per-day expansion takes upgrading capacity at Scotford to 255,000 barrels-per-day of heavy oil from the Athabasca oil sands.

Royal Dutch Shell plc first quarter 2011 interim dividend

28-Apr-2011

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced an interim dividend in respect of the first quarter of 2011 of US$0.42 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”), equal to the US dollar dividend for the same quarter last year.

2010 Shell Sustainability Report

14-Apr-2011

Shell today published its Sustainability Report for 2010, which describes how it is helping to meet rising energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Shell sells UK Stanlow refinery to Essar Oil (UK) Limited

29-Mar-2011

Shell today announced it has signed a sales and purchase agreement for its 270,000 barrel-per-day Stanlow refinery in the United Kingdom and certain associated local marketing businesses with Essar Oil (UK) Limited (Essar) for a total expected consideration of some $1.3 billion. Today’s announcement follows a formal offer Essar made for Stanlow in mid-February.

Shell and Showa Shell Sekiyu supporting relief efforts in Japan

22-Mar-2011

Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. and Shell said today they would make a combined donation of US $2 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Shell Group, in addition to this, has implemented a worldwide employee donation program to further support Japan’s disaster relief efforts.

Shell joint venture announces an important new oil discovery in deepwater Brunei

14-Mar-2011

Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP - Shell 50%) announced today a significant new oil discovery in the coastal waters of the south-east Asian sultanate. The discovery, named Geronggong, is situated in the 3rd Offshore Acreage Area, approximately 100km offshore where water depth is approximately 1000m, the deepest water depth in which BSP has discovered hydrocarbons in Bruneian acreage.

Directorate change

10-Mar-2011

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces its intention to propose to the 2011 Annual General Meeting that Linda Gillespie Stuntz be elected a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from June 1, 2011. She will, if elected, become a member of the Audit Committee with effect from the same date.

Board and Board Committee changes

10-Mar-2011

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces that Mr Wim Kok, Non-executive Director since 2003 and Chairman of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee and member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, has elected to retire from the Board at the 2011 Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on May 17, 2011.

Qatargas and Shell send first Qatargas 4 cargo to India

20-Feb-2011

Qatargas and Shell today announced that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Qatargas 4 Project (70% Qatar Petroleum, and 30% Shell) has loaded. The cargo is en route to Hazira receiving terminal in India.

Shell, Vitol and Helios reach agreement on African downstream businesses

19-Feb-2011

Shell today announced it has agreed to divest the majority of its shareholding in most of its downstream businesses in Africa to Vitol and Helios Investment Partners for a total consideration of some $1 billion. Under the agreements, Shell will retain equity in two new joint venture companies, which will assure continued availability of Shell fuels and lubricants in 14 African countries under the Shell brand.

Shell receives offer for Stanlow refinery in the UK

18-Feb-2011

Shell today confirmed it has received an offer from Essar Energy to buy its 272,000 barrel-per-day Stanlow refinery and associated local marketing businesses in the UK for a total expected consideration of some $1.3 billion.

Shell future energy scenarios: "zone of uncertainty" ahead

14-Feb-2011

Shell today published “Signals & Signposts” – a report into future energy scenarios which offers a deeper understanding of global developments and the world’s energy supply, use and needs. They help us to make crucial choices in uncertain times as we grapple with tough energy and environmental issues.

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