Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska
Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell began drilling there in July, two months after US President Barack Obama approved Arctic drilling, despite opposition from environmentalists.

European Commission approves Shell's purchase of BG Group

The European Commission gave its approval Wednesday of Royal Dutch Shell's planned acquisition of Britain's BG Group in a deal that must also be cleared by Australian and Chinese regulators.

Barack Obama defends Shell Arctic drilling decision

Two days before heading to Alaska to raise climate change awareness, US President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his controversial decision to allow Shell to drill in the Arctic`s Chukchi Sea.

US gives Shell final nod to drill for oil in Arctic

The Obama administration granted Royal Dutch Shell final clearance on Monday to resume drilling for oil and gas in the environmentally fragile Arctic Ocean for the first time since 2012, a move green groups vowed to fight.

US allows Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean off Alaska

The US government today gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades.

Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

Royal Dutch Shell announced deep cuts to jobs and investment on Thursday as the global energy giant prepares for a prolonged period of low oil prices.

Shell Q2 net profit drops 37%, to cut 6,500 jobs this year

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 37 percent drop in second quarter profits and said it would cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce spending further to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices.

Carlyle Group to invest $500 mn in Magna Energy

US-based private equity firm Carlyle Group Monday said it will invest USD 500 million in Magna Energy Ltd, an India-focused oil firm founded by Mike Watts, the man who saw oil in Rajasthan's Thar desert where global giant Royal Dutch Shell saw none.

Shell to raise Hazira LNG plant capacity by 50% in 2016/17

Hazira LNG Ltd will expand the capacity of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the west coast by 50 percent to 7.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in the fiscal year to March 2017, a government panel report said.

Shell-BG deal could face bumpy ride from partner rights

Royal Dutch Shell Plc`s agreed $70 billion takeover of rival BG Group could trigger pre-emption rights in key oil and gas fields that would erode the potential benefits of the deal for the Anglo-Dutch oil giant.

Royal Dutch Shell acquires BG Group for $70 bn

In the biggest oil and gas deal in a decade, Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday announced acquisition of smaller British rival BG Group Plc for about USD 70 billion to create the world's largest independent producer of LNG.

Royal Dutch Shell buys BG Group for £47 billion

Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday announced a mega takeover of British rival BG Group worth £47 billion ($95 billion, 64 billion euros).

Bells toll for Europe's largest gas field

Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are sounding the alarm for a new threat: earthquakes linked to Europe`s largest natural gas field.

Oil prices extend slide

Oil prices slid Monday, extending last week`s sharp decline as the dollar strengthens on eurozone strains and record supplies in the United States add further downward pressure.

Shell ends $6.5 bn Qatar project as oil price falls

Qatar Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell have scrapped plans for a petrochemicals project, worth an estimated $6.5 billion, due to the slump in global oil prices.

Shell strikes Nigerian oil spills compensation deal

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed a multi-million-dollar settlement to compensate 15,600 Nigerian fishermen over two serious oil spills in 2008 after a three-year legal battle, both parties announced Wednesday.

Energy giant Shell wins major India tax case

The company had challenged a demand by Indian authorities for tax on the interest that would have been earned.

Shell says Q2 net profits triple to $5.307 bn

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that net profits more than tripled in the second quarter, boosted by asset sales and higher oil prices.

AP govt offers 26% stake to Shell in Kakinada gas project

Andhra Pradesh government has approved a proposal for offering 26 percent stake to Europe's largest oil company Royal Dutch Shell in a gas project at Kakinada.

Shell to cut Woodside holding by $5 bn

Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it will reduce its stake in Woodside Petroleum, selling Aus USD 5.3 billion (USD 5.0 billion) of stock as it focuses its Australian growth in directly owned assets.