Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) is an independent oil and gas company, based in the United Kingdom. It operates in three segments: Upstream, Downstream and Corporate. Upstream combines the operating segments Upstream International and Upstream Americas, which are engaged in searching for and recovering crude oil and natural gas, the liquefaction and transportation of gas, the extraction of bitumen from oil sands and converting it into synthetic crude oil, and wind energy. Downstream segment is engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing activities for oil products and chemicals, alternative energy (excluding wind), and carbon dioxide (CO2) management. Corporate segment represents the key support functions, such as Shell’s holdings, treasury and self-insurance organization. In January 2014, Royal Dutch Shell plc completed the acquisition of Repsol S.A.'s liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio outside North America.
Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Shell announced to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility that will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste.
Europe’s largest green hydrogen project starts in Groningen
A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland announces that they intend to launch the NortH2 project: the production of green hydrogen using renewable electricity generated by a...
British Airways, Shell and Velocys to build an aviation biofuel plant in the UK
The proposed plant will take tonnes of household and commercial solid waste and turn it into clean burning sustainable aviation fuel, reducing net greenhouse gases by 70% compared to the fossil fue...
W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as partner
Shell joins as equity partner with Air Liquide, Enerkem, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam. The proposed project in Rotterdam will be the first of its kind in Europe to make valuable chemicals and ...
Shell and ITM to develop large-scale hydrogen production project at Rhineland refinery, Germany
The world’s largest hydrogen electrolysis plant is set to be built in Germany. The plant will be built at a refinery in Rhineland, Germany, by ITM Power, a leading developer of fuel cells, and Shell.
INEOS signs agreement with ExxonMobil Chemical Limited and Shell Chemicals Europe BV to supply ethane from US shale gas from Grangemouth to the Fife Ethylene Plant in Scotland
The Fife plant will receive ethane from INEOS’ new import terminal in Grangemouth, Scotland. Access to this new source of feedstock will help complement supplies from North Sea natural gas fields. ...
Shell Chemicals completes investment to strengthen Wesseling plant in Germany
Improved energy efficiency at Wesseling facility has increased production & enhanced competitiveness. Shell’s Wesseling steam cracker is strategically located and integrated with the Shell Rheinlan...
CRI Catalyst invests in new production facility
CRI Catalyst Belgium, a division of the Royal Dutch Shell Group, is to open a new production facility in Ghent next year.