What is natural gas? Where does it come from? And what role does it play in everyday life? Get the facts here.
We are helping to meet growing global energy demand and limit CO2 emissions by producing more, cleaner-burning natural gas. Natural gas powers, heats and cools industries, homes and businesses; it fuels trucks and ships as an alternative to diesel and heavy fuel oil; and it goes into many everyday essentials.
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Prelude is Shell’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. FLNG technology can tap into gas resources from underwater gas fields previously too challenging to reach.
Our gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology uses natural gas instead of crude oil to make liquid fuels, base oils for lubricants and other high-quality products.
We are safely tapping into huge resources of natural gas, known as tight and shale gas, held deep inside rock.
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This publication explains the critical role natural gas will play in the energy transition - in electricity generation, industry, the built environment and transport.
The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market grew by 29 million tonnes in 2017, according to Shell's LNG Outlook, which highlights trends and focuses on global supply and demand.