Woman chains herself to Shell ship in bay north of Seattle

A woman has chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans, Bellingham police said. KCPQ-TV said the ship is anchored in Bellingham Bay, north of Seattle.

Obama defends Arctic drilling despite criticism from environmentalists
Obama defends Arctic drilling despite criticism from environmentalists

US President Barack Obama has defended authorising oil company Shell to begin drilling in the Arctic Ocean, leading to criticism from ecological organisations and environment defenders.

Amnesty warns on `seriously alarming` Nigeria oil spills

Amnesty International on Thursday said two major oil companies operating in Nigeria, Shell and ENI, reported a combined 553 oil spills in 2014, a "seriously alarming" figure that qualifies as a "national emergency."

Fifth graders 3D print prosthetic leg for turtle

A team of fifth grade students in the US has 3D printed a custom-made prosthetic leg for a badly injured turtle.

Heavy fighting in Sudan`s South Kordofan

Sudanese troops and rebels engaged in heavy fighting on Saturday near the South Kordofan state capital Kadugli, both sides said, with rebel shells landing inside the town.

Shell kills Syrian actress in capital: State media

A Syrian television actress has been killed and several people wounded in shelling of residential areas of the capital Damascus, the official SANA news agency reported on Thursday.

Fire at Shell`s Singapore refinery

The fire broke out at the Shell refinery in Pulau Bukom and prompted the evacuation of non-essential staff.

Nigeria`s oil region hit by fresh spill

The clean-up would require USD 1 billion and take thirty years to undertake.

Gaddafi’s troops shell western mountain towns, say rebels

France and Italy promised more support to Libyan rebels saying they would send military advisers.

Four killed as mortar shell hits house in Pak

Four persons, including two
women, were killed when a mortar shell hit their house in
lawless Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday,
sources said.

Iraq oil auction: Shell wins giant field

Royal Dutch Shell and Malaysia`s Petronas on Friday won the rights to develop one of the world`s largest remaining untapped oilfields as Iraq staged its second auction of oil contracts since the 2003 US invasion.

Shell in talks to buy 10% of Essar Oil: Report

Royal Dutch Shell is in talks to buy 10 percent of Essar Oil as part of a deal where it would sell three European refineries to the Indian firm, a financial daily reported on Saturday, citing people with knowledge of the plans.

Shell Oil to pay California $19 mn over violations

Shell Oil Company will pay California more than 19 million dollars because of environmental violations at service stations throughout the state, officials said.

Essar Oil in talks till month-end to buy Shell`s refineries

Essar Oil on Tuesday said it has time
till month end to conclude talks for acquisition of Royal
Dutch Shell`s three refineries in Europe.

Shell to cut 5000 jobs as part of restructuring

Owing to the weak global economy, Royal
Dutch Shell reported on Thursday a sharp drop in third-quarter
earnings and production and said it would cut 5,000 jobs.

Shell profit down 73%, hit by falling oil prices

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L) said third quarter net profits fell 73 percent, hit by falling oil and gas prices and refining margins, and Chief Executive Peter Voser warned of a slow recovery.

First animals with shells

Scientists are studying fossil remains of the first animals with shells.

India`s Essar bids for Shell refineries in Europe: Report

Indian conglomerate Essar has made a
bid to buy one British and two German refineries from
Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell, the Financial Times
reported Tuesday without citing its source.

Essar eyes Britain’s 2nd-largest oil refinery

India`s Essar group is in the race to acquire Britain`s second-largest oil refinery, a media report said.