Inside environment

Our approach

We are committed to protect the environment, respect our neighbours, cause no harm to people, and help the world move towards a lower-carbon future.

Air quality

We take steps to reduce airborne pollutants from our operations and help customers reduce their impact on air quality by using our products.

Fresh water

We manage our use of water carefully and invest in new approaches and technologies to use it more efficiently.

Biodiversity

Our projects can affect local natural habitats and communities that depend on them. Read about our work on biodiversity around the world.

The yellow buoy is moored at the water’s surface and slots into the floating vessel to enable oil and gas production.

Scientists gain new line to the deep ocean

A new mooring line in the Gulf of Mexico could further scientific knowledge of the world's interconnected ocean systems.

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View of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil

Developing skills, broadening horizons

Discover how one Shell employee joined an eye-opening experience in the Brazilian rainforest as a volunteer on an environmental research project.

Discover James' expedition to the Amazon
blue whale in the sea

The incredible journey of Flex the Whale

A young whale’s remarkable migration across vast ocean distances has led scientists to a new understanding of the world’s grey whales.

Discover more about life beneath the waves

Featured stories

Producing water in the desert

Water is a resource that is hard to come by in Qatar’s desert climate. The Pearl GTL plant produces more water than gas-to-liquids products.