Royal Dutch Shell plc media releases

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2017

Shell divests its interest in Comgás for a headline of US$380 million

Oct 10, 2017

Shell Gas BV, Shell Brazil Holding BV and Integral Investments BV (“Shell”) today announces they have signed an agreement with Cosan Ltd. to execute an existing Put Option Agreement, which allows Shell to sell all of its 16.8% interest in Companhia de Gas de São Paulo (“Comgás”) to Cosan Ltd. Under the agreement, Shell will exchange its ~21.8 million common shares in Comgás for Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comércio (“Cosan SA”) shares plus cash. 

Shell and KUFPEC cancel share sale for two Shell subsidiaries in Thailand

Oct 4, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell announces today that its subsidiary, BG Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Limited, and KUFPEC Thailand Holdings Pte Limited, a subsidiary of Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), have mutually agreed to cancel the Sale & Purchase Agreement for the share sale of Shell Integrated Gas Thailand Pte. Limited (SIGT) and Thai Energy Co Limited (TEC).

Shell completes SADAF chemicals sale in Saudi Arabia to SABIC for $820mn

Aug 16, 2017

Shell has completed the sale of its 50% share in SADAF, the petrochemicals joint venture, located in Al Jubail, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to SABIC for $820 million. This sale was announced on 22 January 2017. Completion follows anti-trust filings in the relevant countries and regulatory approval from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Shell to divest Upstream interests in Ireland for up to $1.23 billion

Jul 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliate Shell Overseas Holdings Limited, has reached an agreement with CPP Investment Board Europe S.A.R.L. a wholly owned subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB"), to sell its shares in Shell E&P Ireland Limited, that holds 45% interest in the Corrib gas venture for up to $1.23* billion (€1.08 billion).

Shell purchases deep-water production and storage vessel

Jul 11, 2017

Shell Offshore, Inc. announces today that its affiliate, Shell E and P Offshore Services B.V., will exercise a contractual right to purchase the Turritella floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel from SBM Offshore. 

Qatar Petroleum and Shell Form LNG Marine fueling venture

Jun 13, 2017

Qatar Petroleum’s Wave LNG Solutions and Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) today signed a framework agreement to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fueling – or bunkering – infrastructure at strategic shipping locations across the globe.

Shell completes divestment of oil sands interests in Canada

May 31, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc today announces the completion of two previously announced agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources (“Shell”) that will see Shell sell all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada and reduce its share in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) from 60% to 10%.

Shell completes sale of its aviation business in Australia

May 31, 2017

Following regulatory approval, Shell has completed the sale of its Australian aviation business (“Shell Aviation Australia Pty Ltd”) to Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (“Viva Energy”) for a total transaction value of approximately US$ 250 million, including working capital. This sale was announced on 19 December 2016.

Shell publishes Sustainability Report 2016

Apr 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has published its Sustainability Report for 2016 which describes how it is working responsibly to help meet the world’s growing demand for more and cleaner energy.

Shell opens new technology centre in Bangalore

Mar 31, 2017

Shell today opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore, India, expanding the company’s R&D activities in Asia. The 52-acre, custom built technology centre can house up to 1,500 experts working collaboratively on innovative projects worldwide.

Shell divests Gabon onshore interests

Mar 24, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliates, has reached an agreement with Assala Energy Holdings Ltd. a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group (CG: NASDAQ), to sell 100 percent of its Gabon onshore interests for $587 million.

Shell divests oil sands interests in Canada for net consideration of $7.25 billion

Mar 9, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell plc today announces the signing of two agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources (“Shell”) — which are detailed in this announcement — that will see Shell sell all of its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada and reduce its share in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) from 60 percent to 10 percent. Shell will remain as operator of AOSP’s Scotford upgrader and Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. 

Shell takes final investment decision for the Kaikias deep water project in the Gulf of Mexico

Feb 28, 2017

Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, and MOEX North America LLC (MOEX NA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd, have each taken the final investment decision to execute phase one of the Kaikias deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Kaikias is an attractive near-field opportunity with a competitive go-forward break-even price below $40 per barrel. It will produce oil and gas through a subsea tie-back to the nearby Shell-operated Ursa production hub.

Shell launches LNG Outlook

Feb 20, 2017

Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in net LNG imports of 17 MT. 

Advance notice webcast LNG Outlook

Feb 20, 2017

Gerard Paulides, EVP Investor Relations, Steve Hill, EVP Gas and Energy Marketing & Trading, and Ajay Shah, VP Developing Gas Markets, of Royal Dutch Shell plc will host a live audio webcast of the LNG Outlook.

Public consultation begins on Brent oil and gas field decommissioning programme

Feb 8, 2017

An extended 60-day public consultation on recommendations to decommission the Brent oil and gas field in the North Sea has begun today following submission by Shell U.K. Limited (“Shell”), the field’s operator, of a comprehensive decommissioning programme to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). 

Shell to sell package of UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor for up to $3.8bn

Jan 31, 2017

Shell has agreed to sell a package of UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor for a total of up to $3.8bn, including an initial consideration of $3.0bn and a payment of up to $600m between 2018-2021 subject to commodity price, with potential further payments of up to $180m for future discoveries.

Shell signs agreement to sell its stake in Thailand’s Bongkot field

Jan 31, 2017

Shell has reached an agreement with KUFPEC Thailand Holdings Pte Limited, a subsidiary of Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), for the sale of subsidiary companies Shell Integrated Gas Thailand Pte Limited and Thai Energy Co Limited, which together hold a 22.222% equity stake held in the Bongkot field, and adjoining acreage offshore Thailand consisting of Blocks 15, 16 and 17 and block G12/48, for USD 900 million.

Shell to sell stake in SADAF chemicals joint venture in Saudi Arabia to SABIC

Jan 22, 2017

Shell and SABIC have signed an agreement whereby SABIC will acquire Shell’s 50% share in the petrochemicals SADAF joint venture, located in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for $820 million. The SADAF joint venture encompasses six world-scale petrochemical plants with a total output of more than 4 million metric tons per year.  This announcement marks an early termination of the joint venture agreement which was due to expire in 2020.

2016

Shell update on Pearl GTL production

Dec 23, 2016

The Hague, Shell today announced its Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, is currently operating at a reduced rate of production due to unforeseen maintenance required on some or all of the plant’s 18 gasifier units.

Shell completes the sale of Shell Refining Company in Malaysia

Dec 22, 2016

Shell has completed the sale of its 51% shareholding in the Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad (SRC) in Malaysia, which includes the 125,000 barrel per day refinery in Port Dickson, to Malaysia Hengyuan International Limited (MHIL) for $66.3 million.

Shell agrees sale of Australia aviation business to Viva Energy

Dec 19, 2016

Shell has signed an agreement with Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (“Viva Energy”) for the sale of Shell Aviation Australia Pty Ltd for a total transaction value of approximately $250 million USD. It follows the sale of Shell’s other downstream activities in the country to Viva Energy in 2014.

Shell and Cosan reaffirm commitment to Brazil sugar, ethanol and fuels distribution businesses with revised Raízen joint venture agreement

Nov 23, 2016

Shell and Cosan have reached an agreement to strengthen the Raízen joint venture in Brazil, through a change in its contractual structure. The partners have agreed to remove the mutual time-bound buyout options included in the original joint venture agreement, signed in June 2011, and in doing so have transformed Raízen from a temporary to a permanent joint venture. 

Shell divests non-core shale acreage in Western Canada for total consideration of $1 billion

Oct 20, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”) today announced it has agreed to sell approximately 206,000 net acres of non-core oil and gas properties in Western Canada to Tourmaline Oil Corp. for a total consideration of approximately $1,037 million (C$1,369 million). The consideration is comprised of $758 million in cash and Tourmaline shares valued at $279 million. Subject to regulatory approvals the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Shell signs agreement to sell Denmark refining business

Sep 15, 2016

Shell has reached an agreement with Dansk Olieselskab ApS for the sale of A/S Dansk Shell in Denmark, which consists of the 70 thousand barrels per day Fredericia refinery and local trading and supply activities, for approximately $80 million including working capital. 

Shell starts production at Stones in the Gulf of Mexico

Sep 6, 2016

Shell announces today that production has started from the Stones development in the Gulf of Mexico.  Stones is expected to produce around 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) when fully ramped up at the end of 2017.

Shell divests Gulf of Mexico assets for $425 million plus royalty interests

Aug 29, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), today announces it has an agreement to sell 100 percent of its record title interest in Gulf of Mexico Green Canyon Blocks 114, 158, 202 and 248, referred to as the Brutus/Glider assets, to EnVen Energy Corporation, through its affiliate EnVen Energy Ventures, LLC.  In line with Shell’s global divestment plans, this transaction includes $425 million in cash. 

Shell announces Fort Sumter discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 28, 2016

Shell today announced a new exploration discovery in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than 125 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Further appraisal drilling and planned wells in adjacent structures could considerably increase recoverable potential in the vicinity of the Fort Sumter well.

Shell completes sale of Denmark Marketing business to Couche-Tard

May 2, 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

Mar 22, 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

Mar 16, 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

Mar 14, 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

Feb 15, 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

Feb 11, 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

Feb 5, 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

Feb 4, 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

Feb 4, 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)

Feb 1, 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

Jan 27, 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

Jan 20, 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

Jan 20, 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

Jan 18, 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

Jan 6, 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

Dec 21, 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.

Dec 14, 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

Nov 30, 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

Nov 6, 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

Oct 29, 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

Oct 27, 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

Oct 1, 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

Sep 28, 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

Jul 30, 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

Jul 30, 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

Jul 15, 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

Jul 1, 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

Jun 16, 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

Jun 1, 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

May 19, 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

Apr 30, 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

Apr 13, 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

Mar 25, 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

Mar 20, 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

Mar 17, 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

Mar 3, 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

Feb 27, 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

Jan 30, 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

Jan 29, 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

Jan 14, 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

Jan 30, 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

Nov 20, 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

Oct 30, 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

Oct 30, 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

Oct 22, 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

Oct 20, 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

Sep 25, 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

Sep 3, 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

Aug 1, 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

Jul 31, 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

Jul 15, 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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

Jun 26, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 26,616,755 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the first quarter 2014 interim dividend.

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

Jun 18, 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

Jun 17, 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

May 22, 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

May 21, 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

Apr 30, 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

Apr 30, 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

Apr 17, 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

Apr 7, 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

Mar 27, 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

Feb 4, 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

Jan 30, 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

Jan 29, 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

Jan 20, 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

Jan 20, 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

Jan 17, 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

Jan 2, 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

Jan 2, 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

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

Dec 23, 2013

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.

Shell will not pursue US Gulf Coast GTL project

Dec 5, 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

Dec 3, 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

Nov 7, 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

Nov 5, 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

Oct 31, 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

Oct 31, 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

Oct 31, 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

Oct 21, 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

Oct 2, 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

Sep 26, 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

Sep 26, 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

Sep 11, 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

Sep 1, 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

Aug 1, 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

Jul 17, 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

Jul 3, 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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

Jun 27, 2013

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.

SPDC sets out its future intent for Nigeria

Jun 21, 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

Jun 20, 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

May 8, 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

May 8, 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

May 2, 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

May 2, 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

Apr 30, 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

Apr 17, 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

Apr 11, 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

Apr 2, 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

Mar 28, 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

Feb 28, 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

Feb 27, 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.

Feb 26, 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

Jan 31, 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

Jan 28, 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

Jan 7, 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

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

Dec 20, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 34,249,652 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the third quarter 2012 interim dividend.

Directorate change

Dec 13, 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

Nov 19, 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

Nov 9, 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

Nov 1, 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

Oct 10, 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

Sep 20, 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

Sep 17, 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

Sep 12, 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

Sep 12, 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

Sep 5, 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

Sep 5, 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

Sep 3, 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

Jul 26, 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

Jul 25, 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

Jul 11, 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.

Royal Dutch Shell plc: issuance of new shares

Jun 21, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc announces that it has today issued 19,764,839 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the first quarter 2012 interim dividend.

Shell and partners announce LNG project in Canada

May 15, 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

Apr 26, 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

Apr 12, 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

Mar 15, 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

Mar 15, 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

Feb 23, 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

Feb 2, 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

Feb 2, 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.

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