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Shell CEO Expects LNG Market Will Return to Pre-Virus Levels
Wednesday, June 10, 2020Shell is sticking to the optimism showed in its annual LNG Outlook in February.

Shell Planning Voluntary Job Losses
Thursday, May 21, 2020Shell will have a clearer picture of what the reorganization of the company will look like by the end of the year.

Oil Downturn Looks A Bit Like 2008 Financial Meltdown
Tuesday, May 05, 2020Oil and gas industry-focused cloud software firm exec observes similarities and differences between two historic episodes.

Shell Pulls Out of Louisiana LNG Project
Tuesday, March 31, 2020Citing current market conditions, Shell will not proceed with an equity interest, and thus exit, the proposed Lake Charles LNG project.

Shell Halts Ethane Cracker Construction
Friday, March 20, 2020Management to consider a phased ramp-up that allows for safe construction activities in the wake of COVID-19.

INOX Signs LNG MoU With Shell Energy
Friday, March 20, 2020The partners will develop the market for LNG from Shell's LNG terminal in Hazira, Gujarat. Photo: (L) Ashwani Dudeja, Country Head, SHELL Energy India and (R) Siddharth Jain, Exec. Director, INOX India

Wood Makes Exclusive Tech Deal with Shell
Thursday, March 12, 2020The deal applies to a slug suppression device for pipeline-riser systems.

Global Oversupply Equals a Tough Year for LNG Exporters
Friday, February 14, 2020Demand is insufficient to absorb rising global supplies of this super-cold fossil fuel.

Virus Has US Gas Exporters Fearing Production Cuts
Wednesday, February 05, 2020Such an outcome would be a blow to the fast-expanding US LNG industry.

Oil, Gas Supermajors Living Beyond their Means
Thursday, January 16, 2020Some of the world's largest oil and gas companies are shelling out more to their shareholders than they can afford, according to a new report.

Shell Seeks Bigger Share of Mexico's Fuel Market
Thursday, January 09, 2020Royal Dutch Shell Plc is seeking a bigger share of Mexico's fuel market, even as regulatory changes make it harder for foreign companies to compete.

Shale Has Delinked US Oil and Gas Prices
Friday, December 06, 2019These two sources of energy are intrinsically linked, and together supply over 60 percent of U.S. and global energy.

Shell Victorious in Banning Activists From North Sea Oil Platforms
Wednesday, December 04, 2019Royal Dutch Shell Plc won a court ruling preventing environmental protesters from boarding unmanned oil installations in the North Sea.

Shell and Energy Transfer Seek More Bids for Louisiana Project
Wednesday, December 04, 2019The Lake Charles LNG project would convert Energy Transfer's existing import and regasification terminal into an LNG export facility.

Top Upstream Companies in Predictive Maintenance
Tuesday, November 26, 2019GlobalData has identified the 'leading' upstream companies that are adopting predictive maintenance technologies in the oil and gas industry.

Baker Hughes,, Microsoft Team up to Boost Energy AI
Tuesday, November 19, 2019The JV will help customers adopt scalable AI solutions for the energy industry that promote safety, reliability, and sustainability.

Shell Traders Rake In $1B Profit in Fuel Oil Market
Friday, November 15, 2019Royal Dutch Shell Plc has made $1 billion from trading fuel oil this year, making it one of the standout winners from rules designed to make the shipping industry greener.

Shell Affirms Commitment to Canada as Other Oil Majors Flee
Thursday, November 14, 2019Royal Dutch Shell Plc is reassuring investors, workers and anyone else who will listen that it's the international oil major that's staying in Canada as others pull up stakes.

EU Majors Take Stakes in Abu Dhabi Oil Bourse
Monday, November 11, 2019BP, Shell and Total are among partners in a new exchange to trade Abu Dhabi's flagship oil grade in what could become a new price benchmark for a fifth of the world's crude.

Oil Industry Balancing Growth, Carbon Footprint Cuts
Tuesday, November 05, 2019Here are a few popular industry strategies for cutting carbon footprints.

Shell Awards Whale FPU Contract
Monday, November 04, 2019Artist's impression of the Whale FPU. IMAGE SOURCE: Sembcorp Marine

Shell Quits Two Kazakh Oil Projects
Monday, October 21, 2019Royal Dutch Shell Plc abandoned two oil projects off Kazakhstan after stubbornly high costs made them uneconomic.

Greenpeace Activists Climb Shell's Offshore Platform in Protest
Monday, October 14, 2019Greenpeace activists boarded two Shell offshore platforms in the Brent field in the U.K. North Sea to protest decommissioning plans they claim will leave "hazardous oily sludge" in the sea.

Fugro Performs Surveys in Mars and Perdido Areas
Thursday, October 10, 2019Pictured is the Fugro Brasilis survey vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Fugro

What Net Zero Means for UK Oil and Gas
Wednesday, October 02, 2019The push toward Net Zero will have major ramifications for the UK oil and gas sector.

Kazakhstan Seeking Additional $1B From Shell, Eni
Thursday, September 26, 2019Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni SpA and their partners in the Karachaganak oil and gas venture may be required to pay an additional $1 billion to settle a dispute with Kazakhstan over revenue sharing.

Shell Divests Stake in Saudi Refinery
Wednesday, September 18, 2019Saudi Aramco has acquired Shell's 50-percent interest in the SASREF refinery in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.

US LNG Export Plans Hit Trade War Snags
Monday, August 26, 2019Plans for new American terminals to ship LNG abroad are under threat as the trade war escalates.

Shell Subsea Contract Goes to TechnipFMC
Thursday, August 22, 2019PowerNap will be a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub.

Top 10 Ideal Downstream Employers for 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019Here is a breakdown of the 10 highest-scoring downstream employers in Rigzone's 2019 Ideal Employer Survey.

BHP Delivers Largest Bid in US Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale
Wednesday, August 21, 2019Lease Sale 253 generated almost $159.4 million in high bids for 151 tracts in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Rigzone Survey Highlights Top Companies Amongst Midstream Workers
Tuesday, August 20, 2019Midstream workers select their top companies in Rigzone's 2019 Ideal Employer Survey.

Survey Reveals Top 10 Ideal Upstream Employers for 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019More than 11,000 survey participants selected their favorite upstream employers.

Shell Awards Prelude FLNG Contract
Tuesday, August 13, 2019Shell Australia has awarded Flowserve a five-year contract.

Shell Profit Misses Amid Slowing Economy
Thursday, August 01, 2019Royal 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.

Shell Takes on US GOM PowerNap Project
Thursday, August 01, 2019Shell takes the final investment decision for the PowerNap deepwater project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Oil, Gas Companies Target of Germany's Carbon Levy Plan
Monday, July 15, 2019Oil and gas companies that supply Europe's biggest energy market fuels for cars, trucks and heating may be soon be required to pay for carbon pollution allowances.

The Plastics Backlash has Some Oil Giants Worried
Thursday, July 04, 2019Recycling and bio-plastics are set to impact the future of global oil and gas demand.

Drillers Using Fuel to Power Fracking Operations
Wednesday, June 26, 2019Drillers have found a new use for the glut of natural gas that's sent prices for the fuel below zero in America's biggest shale patch: use it to power fracking operations.

Shell to Divest Sole California Refinery
Wednesday, June 12, 2019The approximately $1 billion deal gives PBF a second West Coast refinery.

Big Oil to Permian Strugglers: No Bailouts
Thursday, May 30, 2019Big Oil probably won't be buying up the Permian Basin's struggling independent drillers any time soon.

Exxon, Others Add to Claims That US Sold Toxic Crude
Friday, April 12, 2019The energy giant said some oil it purchased last year from the SPR contained "extremely high levels" of hydrogen sulfide.

Shell Breaks Market Mold With LNG Deal
Friday, April 05, 2019Royal Dutch Shell will sell LNG to a Japanese utility using the latest innovation in the LNG market that helps buyers diversify risk.

Canadian Gas Scrambles to Dodge Oil Sands Fate
Tuesday, March 19, 2019Canada's gas industry is working on a flurry of export and chemicals projects to avoid the same situation.

Exxon Plans for $15 per Barrel Permian Costs
Thursday, March 14, 2019Exxon plans to reduce the cost of pumping Permian oil to about $15 a barrel, a level only seen Middle East oil fields.

Permian Shale Primed For Mergers and Acqusitions
Monday, March 11, 2019The Permian Basin is on the cusp of a radical transformation with one simple premise: bigger is better.

Shell on the Prowl for Permian Deals
Monday, March 11, 2019Shell is eyeing takeovers to take advantage of smaller drillers squeezed by costs and investors hungry for returns.

LNG Import Growth Underway in India
Thursday, March 07, 2019The commissioning of India's first east coast regas terminal signals a period of rapid growth.

Shell Expects Europe to Soak Up LNG Despite Record Russia Gas Flows
Monday, February 25, 2019Europe is expected to be the fastest-growing market for liquefied natural gas this year and will absorb the fuel despite Russia supplying record-high volumes by pipelines.

Offshore Brazil FPSO Starts Production
Friday, February 01, 2019The P-67 is the seventh FPSO deployed at the Lula pre-salt field.