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Royal Dutch Shell plc

Carel van Bylandtlaan 16
The Hague
2596 HR
The Netherlands

Telephone : +31 70 377 9111
Web : www.shell.com


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Shell Canada says Quest carbon capture and storage project exceeds expectations 17 November 2017

Shell Canada’s Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in the Alberta oil sands has sequestered over two million tonnes of carbon dioxide underground. Quest, situated at Shell’s Scotford facility, hit the two million tonne target in July 2017, some 21 months after becoming operational. The company said the target was originally expected to be reached after two years, and the project was exceeding expectations. ...

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Fire injures two on Shell platform in Gulf of Mexico 09 November 2017

Two people were injured after a fire broke out on Shell's Enchilada platform in the US Gulf of Mexico early on the morning of November 8, according to a joint report by the US Coast Guard (USCG) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). According to Shell, the incident involved a fire associated with a 30in gas export pipeline....

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Shell restarts Europe's largest refinery after fire causes 10-day outage 10 August 2017

On August 9, Royal Dutch Shell said it would begin the phased reintroduction of units at its 400,000 barrel per day Pernis oil refinery and petrochemical plant near Rotterdam, Europe's largest refinery, after a fire in a power unit and  subsequent hydrogen fluoride leak caused its shutdown on July 29. The company initially estimated the restart process would take two weeks....

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HSE served prohibition notice on Shell over Brent Charlie gas leak in May 04 August 2017

Shell was served with a Prohibition Notice by the UK offshore safety regulator over concerns a gas leak on its Brent Charlie platform in May could have led to an explosion. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) took the enforcement action on 27 May, according to information published by the regulator on its website on August 2....

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Shell to cut 400 jobs at Dutch projects department as part of corporate simplification programme 02 August 2017

According to Reuters, Royal Dutch Shell plans to cut more than 400 jobs in the Netherlands, mainly at its major projects and energy technology operations, which represents around a quarter of the roles in the department. The news agency said the job losses were part of a change in its corporate structure to simplify operations in response to lower oil prices. ...

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German company fined over death of contractor in Irish tunnelling incident 14 June 2017

A German civil engineering company involved in building the Corrib gas tunnel in Western Ireland has been fined €300,000 following the death of a contractor. Wayss and Freytag Ingenieurbau AG pleaded guilty to breaches of health and safety legislation in an Irish court after the death of a contractor working for Herrenknecht, the company which built the project’s boring machine....

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Shell shuts Brent Charlie platform in North Sea due to gas leak 22 May 2017

Shell shut down its Brent Charlie platform, 115 miles north-east of Shetland, after a gas leak was detected on May 19. Production was halted and 31 non-essential personnel were flown off the platform as a precaution. Shell said the leak was soon stopped and an investigation is under way....

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Canada oil sands threatened by departure of oil majors 10 March 2017

The departure of international players from Canada's oil sands is raising fresh doubt over future development prospects for the world's third-largest crude reserves as the region struggles to compete with cheap US shale plays. Royal Dutch Shell and Marathon Oil sold off billions of dollars in oil sands assets on March 9, the latest sign that global oil majors are abandoning the region....

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News Extra: Brent decommissioning to commence in 2017 01 March 2017

Depending on the speed with which Shell receives its UK Government and OSPAR approvals, the company says the 10-year duration Brent field decommissioning programme could start as soon as May 2017, with the specialist vessel Pioneering Spirit lined up to start work on the 24,000-tonne topsides of the Delta platform....

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News Extra: Shell lodges Brent oilfield decommissioning plans with UK Government 01 March 2017

On February 8, Shell submitted proposals to the UK Government involving the decommissioning of all the Brent oilfield installations in the North Sea. The proposals, which run to almost 4,000 pages of highly technical content, will be scrutinised by the Government and other stakeholders over a 60-day consultation period at the end of which ministers will decide whether or not to accept Shell's plans....

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