Natural Gas: providing more and cleaner energy

This publication explains the critical role natural gas will play in the energy transition - in electricity generation, industry, the built environment and transport.

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News and stories

Zero routine flaring by 2025

Shell has committed to bringing forward the target to eliminate routine gas flaring from its Upstream operated assets from 2030 to 2025.

The noodle kitchen cooking with gas

Across China, many restaurants are removing their coal-powered kitchens and switching to natural gas. The move has benefits for staff, customers and business.

The Inside Energy interview: Maarten Wetselaar

Shell’s Director of Integrated Gas & New Energies talks carbon pricing, methane emissions and how to engage people on energy issues.

Achieve universal energy access by adopting a rigorous commercial mindset

Speech given by Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director at Shell, at Stanford University in the USA on May 9, 2017.

Keeping the classroom cool

Energy-rich Iraq has suffered from daily power cuts for years. Now the situation is improving as steady gas supplies help to generate more electricity. Read the story on Inside Energy.

Maarten Wetselaar

Maarten Wetselar speaking on an event

Maarten Wetselaar is Integrated Gas & New Energies Director.

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