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2012-08-20 06:22:46

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Shell, as operator of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP), today announced that its oil sands operations have achieved the production milestone of 500 million barrels since production began in 2003. "This is a tremendous achievement for Shell's oils sands business," said John Abbott, Executive Vice President, Heavy Oil. "This milestone is the result of the hard work and dedication of many thousands of employees and contractors. The oil sands are a...

2012-08-20 02:22:03

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, August 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell and Chevron agree strategic asset exchange Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd (Shell) and Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (Chevron) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement for the exchange of Chevron's 16.7% interest in the East Browse titles[1] and Chevron's 20% interest in the West Browse titles[2] with Shell's 33.3% interest in the Clio-Acme titles[3]. In addition to the assets...

2012-07-30 02:20:07

LONDON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) today launched Shell Alexia S4, its most innovative marine engine oil in a generation. Unlike conventional cylinder oils, it can be used across a wide range of vessel and engine types, fuel specifications, loads and climates - from the Antarctic to the Amazon to the Suez Canal. This means vessels no longer need to carry multiple oils. Shell Alexia S4 also works effectively at any vessel speed, including slow...

2012-07-25 02:23:58

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces today that it has signed two offshore oil and gas Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with CNOOC, and a PSC amendment with CNPC for a new development phase for the Changbei gas field in China. Shell has also entered an agreement with CNOOC for its participation in two Shell exploration blocks offshore Gabon, West Africa. The two offshore oil and gas PSCs with CNOOC are...

2012-07-24 06:22:25

LONDON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 24 July, 2012 it purchased for cancellation 194,526 "B" Shares at a price of 2247.09 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,715,813,349 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,632,200,715 Enquiries Shell Media...

2012-07-12 02:21:59

HOUSTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell Pipeline today announced it has successfully concluded its binding Open Season period for firm capacity on the Westward Ho pipeline project. Shell Pipeline received volume commitments that support the continuation of the Westward Ho Pipeline project and focuses its scope. Depending upon crudes types shipped, the Westward Ho would enable the initial distribution of approximately 300,000 bbls per day of crude to the markets and pipeline...

2012-07-11 02:22:51

HOUSTON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell Pipeline today announced that its Ho-Ho pipeline reversal project ("Ho-Ho Reversal") is progressing as per plan, based on shipper requests and new crude production and infrastructure coming online. After the completion of this project, shippers will have access to markets and connectivity in Nederland and Port Arthur, Texas. Through a Declaratory Order, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently approved the contract rates and...

2012-07-10 22:20:33

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B), the current owner of 4.1% of the shares in Gasnor AS, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares in the company for USD 74 million (NOK 455.5 million). Subject to Norwegian regulatory approvals, the transaction is expected to be closed in the 3rd quarter of 2012. Gasnor is a market leader in Norway in small scale LNG (Liquefied...

2012-07-09 06:23:18

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)( NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 9 July, 2012 it purchased for cancellation 697,000 "B" Shares at a price of 2244.59 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,715,813,349 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,632,423,433. Enquiries Shell Media...

2012-06-28 06:24:06

LONDON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 28 June, 2012 it purchased for cancellation 660,000 "B" Shares at a price of 2179.71 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,715,813,349 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,633,905,433. Enquiries Shell Media...