Arrow Energy welcomes approval from Bow Energy shareholders


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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