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Shell to build Asia's largest pyrolysis oil upgrader unit for recycling plastic waste 29 November 2021

Shell announced that it will build a new pyrolysis oil upgrader unit which improves the quality of pyrolysis oil, a liquid made from hard-to-recycle plastic waste that would have gone into a landfill, and turns it into chemical feedstock for its Pulau Bukom plant in Singapore. Slated to start production in 2023, the unit will be the largest in Asia and Shell’s first globally, with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes per annum (tpa)....

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Shell joins INPEX for FLNG project off Indonesia 02 August 2011

INPEX Masela Ltd. has agreed to transfer to Shell Upstream Overseas Services (I) Ltd. a 30% interest in the Masela block offshore Indonesia in the Arafura Sea....

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The gas platform that will be the world's biggest 'ship' 19 July 2011

Shell has unveiled plans to build the world's first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform. The 600,000-tonne behemoth - the world's biggest "ship" - will be sited off the coast of Australia. But how will it work?...

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Big Chinese shale for Shell 22 March 2011

Shell aims to spend US$1 billion a year on shale gas in China over the next five years if its exploration works currently underway prove a success. The company is drilling 17 wells in China, including for tight gas and shale gas, in regions such as southwestern Sichuan, China’s most prolific gas province, Reuters reported....

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Pipeline sabotage on the rise in the Niger Delta 24 September 2010

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has warned that pipeline attacks in southern Nigeria are on the rise. Hundreds of miles of oil pipelines are vulnerable to sabotage....

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Oil giant on trial for pipeline leak in Nigeria 04 December 2009

Oil giant Anglo-Dutch Shell and its Nigerian subsidiary went on trial before a civil court on the 3rd December 2009 for a pipeline leak in 2005, alleged to have caused vast environmental and social damage. Shell stated that the leak in July 2005 in southwest Nigeria amounted to approximately 400 barrels and had a limited impact on the environment....

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Seven year maintenance contract at Stanlow refinery 18 September 2009

Industrial services company Hertel has agreed a five plus two year maintenance contract with Shell UK covering the Stanlow refinery in Cheshire. The contract is for maintenance services including insulation, scaffolding and painting as well as civil and mechanical engineering activities....

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Nigerian militants continue to attack pipelines 10 July 2009

Nigeria's most prominent militant group has sabotaged oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region, operated by the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell and the Italian group Agip, further cutting production in Africa's biggest energy producer....

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Lighting upgrade cuts offshore maintenance and installation costs 31 October 2008

Shell UK has completed an extensive lighting upgrade programme across 12 of its North Sea oil platforms, which in-volved the removal and installation of several thousand explosion-proof fluorescent lighting units, supplied by Cooper Crouse-Hinds (UK)....

Shell buys into coal seam gas projects 22 July 2008

Royal Dutch Shell will pay $739 million to buy into Arrow Energy Ltd’s coal seam gas projects in Australia, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and India. As exploration costs soar and access to conventional oil and gas reserves becomes more difficult, big energy companies are stepping up their search for new energy sources, such as coal bed methane, to feed roaring global demand....