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2020 LNG demand holds steady despite COVID-19, set for growth as global economies recover

Feb 25, 2021

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade increased to 360 million tonnes in 2020, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook published today, despite the unprecedented volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic which resulted in lockdowns around the world.

Advance notice of 1ˢᵗ quarter 2021 results and 1ˢᵗ quarter 2021 interim dividend announcement

Feb 24, 2021

The Hague, February 24th 2021 - On Thursday April 29th 2021 at 07:00 BST (08:00 CEST and 02:00 EDT) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its first quarter results and first quarter interim dividend announcement for 2021.

Advance notice Shell LNG Outlook 2021 webcast

Feb 18, 2021

Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director and Steve Hill, Executive Vice President Shell Energy of Royal Dutch Shell plc will host the LNG outlook 2021 live presentation and an additional Q&A session on Shell’s strategy for the Integrated Gas Business on February 25, 2021.

Shell sells non-core Canadian shale assets to Crescent Point Energy

Feb 17, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”), has reached an agreement with publicly listed Canadian energy company Crescent Point Energy Corp. (“Crescent Point”) to sell its Duvernay shale light oil position in Alberta, Canada for a total consideration of $707 million (C$900 million). The transaction has an effective date of January 1, 2021.

Shell accelerates drive for net-zero emissions with customer-first strategy

Feb 11, 2021

Shell today set out its strategy to accelerate its transformation into a provider of net-zero emissions energy products and services, powered by growth in its customer-facing businesses. A disciplined cash allocation framework and rigorous approach to driving down carbon emissions will deliver value for shareholders, customers and wider society. Shell also confirmed its expectation that total carbon emissions for the company peaked in 2018, and oil production peaked in 2019.

Shell fourth quarter 2020 update note

Dec 21, 2020

This is an update to the fourth quarter 2020 outlook provided in the third quarter results announcement on October 29, 2020. The impacts presented here may vary from the actual results and are subject to finalisation of the fourth quarter 2020 results.

Shell announces the sale of a minority interest in QCLNG Common Facilities infrastructure to Global Infrastructure Partners

Dec 21, 2020

QGC Common Facilities Company Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell, today announced it has agreed to the sale of a 26.25% interest in the Queensland Curtis LNG Common Facilities to Global Infrastructure Partners Australia for US$2.5 billion.

Leading energy companies announce Transition Principles

Dec 17, 2020

  • Eight leading energy companies have jointly developed and agreed Principles as a collaborative platform for energy transition.
  • Joint collaborative approach welcomed by investors leading engagement with companies across sector through Climate Action 100+.
  • Principles support collective industry acceleration to contribute to the Paris Agreement objectives by delivering progress on reducing GHG emissions, the role of carbon sinks, and the importance of transparency and alignment on climate change with trade associations.
  • Companies are building further on this collaboration to drive more consistency and transparency in Greenhouse Gas reporting, and in measurement of the emissions which may occur at different points in the value chain.

Advance notice of 4th quarter 2020 results and 4th quarter 2020 interim dividend announcement

Dec 3, 2020

On Thursday February 4th 2021 at 07:00 GMT (08:00 CET and 02:00 EST) Royal Dutch Shell plc will release its fourth quarter results and fourth quarter interim dividend announcement for 2020.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2020 Euro and GBP equivalent dividend payments

Dec 3, 2020

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“RDS”) today announced the pounds sterling and euro equivalent dividend payments in respect of the third quarter 2020 interim dividend, which was announced on October 29, 2020 at US$0.1665 per A ordinary share (“A Share”) and B ordinary share (“B Share”).

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