Can digitalisation and AI accelerate the energy transition?

We now know that the energy system will need to change substantially in the coming decades. But what role will digital technology and AI play? And how do we get there faster?

A digital future for spare part management

3D printing can optimise Shell’s repair and replacement strategies and enable a digital warehouse approach to spare part management.

“Do it yourself” software development: the power is in your hands

Citizen software development is a critical component of Shell’s digitalisation journey. It empowers our staff to create bespoke solutions for their daily process out of the data available to them. That is how we unlock untapped value with digital solutions.

The future of downstream: decarbonisation, collaboration and digitalisation

Keynote speech at the Future Downstream conference, where Carlos Maurer, Executive Vice President, Sectors & Decarbonisation, Shell, outlines and explores three key trends driving downstream businesses.

System level modelling to pioneer net-zero carbon emissions in cement manufacturing

Shell uses system level modelling to help heavy industry find pathways to decarbonise. We aim to help Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, a leading Indian cement manufacturer, reach net zero emissions at one of their cement plants in India.

How can blockchain support the energy transition?

From tracking the source of renewable energy to changing the relationship between how energy is produced and consumed, blockchain has the potential to transform the way companies collaborate and interact to accelerate the development of low-carbon energy.

Empowering the workforce of the future

Harry Brekelmans, Projects & Technology Director, shares how digitalisation has transformed how we work and what we do to hone digital skills across Shell.

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

Both companies will expand their deep existing technology collaboration to create and deliver new solutions to help customers, suppliers and other businesses lower emissions.

Three ways to thrive through the digital and energy transitions

Yuri Sebregts, Shell Chief Technology Officer, discusses three ways Shell is approaching the challenges and opportunities of the double transformation the energy industry is going through

How technology stepped up when COVID-19 struck

Lockdowns caused by the global pandemic stopped the movement of people, but drones, robots and augmented reality came into their own.

High Performance Computing for a sustainable hydrogen economy

Find out more how we use digital solutions to scale up the share of hydrogen in the energy system.

How 3d printing could change our world

The latest manufacturing technology combines computing power and agile machines to build almost any object, one layer at a time. How could it shape the future?

Blockchain: hype or hope?

It’s the headline-grabbing technology that powers virtual currency and is making inroads into banking, shipping and retail. But what is blockchain and can it change the energy industry?

The rise of intelligent oil fields

Digitalisation is transforming how energy companies like Shell operate. Engineers are increasingly using big data and digital technology to improve efficiency and boost production.

Smooth operators in space

How supercomputers help to overcome the technical challenge of keeping satellites working smoothly hundreds of kilometres above earth.

Nasa’s adventure at the bottom of the sea

It took an abandoned nuclear missile silo, a vast underwater laboratory and a lot of hard work. But the US space agency boldly went where it had never been before: the North Sea.

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