Royal Dutch Shell

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Trucking Must Contemplate Alternative Energy, Shell Officials Say

Shell gas station Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — With the Earth's population projected to eclipse 9 billion by 2050, speakers at a Shell Rotella fleet symposium Nov. 13 said that means the pressure is on for trucking executives.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
November 20, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Shell Quits Kazakh Oil Projects After Judging Them Uneconomic

Shell employee in hard hat Callaghan O'Hare/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell Plc abandoned two oil projects off Kazakhstan after stubbornly high costs made them uneconomic.

Nariman Gizitdinov | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2019
Business, Fuel

Shell Profit Misses as Slowing Economy Hurts Gas, Chemicals

Shell Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell Plc got caught into the same earnings trap as many of its peers, reporting second-quarter earnings that fell well short of expectations as the slowing global economy hit everything from natural gas to chemicals.

Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell to Leave Oil Lobby Group Over Climate Policy Concerns

Shell Fuel Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s position on climate change is misaligned with about half of the trade associations it’s a part of, and the company says its disagreement with one is so severe that it will let its membership lapse next year.

Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2019
Business, Fuel

BP, Shell Both Claim to Be No. 1 in Investor Returns

Shell Fuel Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

Both BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are claiming the top spot for investor returns within their peer group from 2016 to 2018. That’s an important metric — taking first place was a significant element in the doubling of Shell CEO Ben van Beurden’s pay last year.

Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

China Inks Deals With Shell, Majors as Xi Signals Open Trade

Shell Fuel Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

China signaled its openness for business with a raft of deals that’ll give oil majors, including Royal Dutch Shell Plc, new opportunities to develop fields in partnership with the nation’s biggest offshore explorer.

December 18, 2018

Shell Lubricants Announces Synthetic Oil for Trucks With Gasoline Engines

Synthetic Oil A Shell oil tank. (Paul O'Driscoll/Bloomberg News)

Shell Lubricants next year will introduce Shell Rotella Gas Truck, a full synthetic engine oil for towing and hauling in gasoline-powered pickup trucks and SUVs.

November 2, 2018
Business, Fuel

Shell Mulls LNG-Hub Network as Use by Trucks Expands

UPS freight UPS Inc.

Royal Dutch Shell, the oil company that spent more than $50 billion to buy natural-gas producer BG Group, is looking to expand demand for the fuel in transport to ensure its output is consumed.

Rakteem Katakey | Bloomberg News
July 11, 2017
Business, Logistics, Fuel

Shell Will Buy BG Group for $70 Billion in Cash and Shares

Paul O'Driscoll/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell agreed to buy BG Group Plc for about $70 billion (47 billion pounds) in cash and shares, the oil and gas industry’s biggest deal in at least a decade.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2015