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Drivers set to go carbon neutral with Shell

Oct 10, 2019

Shell will become the first retailer to offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from customers’ fuel purchases at its UK service stations at no extra cost from October 17, 2019. This will be available at more than 1,000 Shell-branded service stations.

Shell Invests in the Uk’s Pierce Field

Oct 03, 2019

London – Shell U.K. Ltd (Shell) and its partner Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited have taken a final investment decision on the Pierce Depressurisation Project in the UK Central North Sea.

Shell teams with PassivSystems to launch the B-Snug smart hybrid home heating system

Oct 01, 2019

London, UK - Shell UK and PassivSystems are pleased to announce the launch of B-Snug, a smart hybrid heating system for British homeowners.

Shell installs UK’s first 150kW high-powered electric vehicle charger on a forecourt

Jul 04, 2019

The new 150kW charger is a part of Shell Recharge, Shell’s on-forecourt Electric Vehicle (EV) charging service, and is now available for us at Shell Battersea.

First Utility Becomes Shell Energy Retail Ltd And Switches Customers To 100% Renewable Electricity

Mar 25, 2019

  • More than 700,000 homes in Britain switched to renewable electricity overnight
  • Rebrand reflects growing importance of power in Shell’s global business

Shell agrees to acquire sonnen, expanding its offering of residential smart energy storage and energy services

Feb 15, 2019

Shell* has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that post regulatory approval and completion sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.

Shell and Jamie Oliver to offer great food choices on the go

Jan 15, 2019

‘Jamie Oliver Deli by Shell’ range to give Britain’s busy motorists a variety of healthier and tastier food choices.

Shell to further invest in North Sea gas hub at Shearwater

Dec 10, 2018

Shell UK Limited, together with partners Esso Exploration and Production UK Limited and Arco British Limited, LLC, (BP) today announced the final investment decision (FID) for a Shearwater gas infrastructure hub in the central North Sea. Today’s announcement marks the seventh FID for Shell in the UK North Sea in 2018.

First gas flows from Clipper South Field into Bacton

Nov 22, 2018

Shell has started to supply natural gas from the Ineos and Spirit Energy-owned Clipper South field into the UK gas network via Shell’s Clipper hub in the southern North Sea.

Shell Uk Publishes 2018 Gender Pay Gap Report

Nov 21, 2018

The Shell Group of Companies in the UK (Shell UK) has today published its gender pay and bonus gap report for 2018. This report shows that Shell UK has an average gender pay gap of 18.6% in 2018 , which is an improvement from 22.2% in 2017.

Shell opens first fast chargers at major European service station

Oct 25, 2018

  • First of 500 Shell-IONITY chargers by 2020
  • Charge next generation vehicles in up to ten minutes
  • Chargers grow network that includes Shell Recharge & NewMotion

Shell Invests in the Arran Field in the North Sea

Oct 10, 2018

Shell UK Limited, with partners Rockrose Energy and Dyas U.K. Limited, today announced a final investment decision (FID) for the Arran gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea. In addition to this investment decision, Shell has become the operator of the Arran project.

Residual Heat from Shell’s Pernis refinery helps heat Dutch homes

Sep 25, 2018

The Pernis Residual Heat Initiative is an innovative project that could help the Dutch city of Rotterdam reduce CO2 emissions by up to 35,000 tonnes annually.

Blauwwind Consortium reaches Financial Close on Borssele III/IV

Jun 28, 2018

The Blauwwind Consortium today announced Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.

Shell Invests in the Fram field in the North Sea

Jun 25, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces a final investment decision (FID) for the Fram gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea.

Shell and ITM Power launch new hydrogen refuelling site at Beaconsfield

Mar 27, 2018

Today, Shell has announced the opening of a new hydrogen refuelling station at Shell Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire. Supplied by ITM Power, this opening follows the launch of the first fully branded and public hydrogen refuelling site in the UK at Shell Cobham in February 2017.

Shell completes acquisition of First Utility

Feb 28, 2018

The Shell Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) has completed the acquisition of Impello Limited and its subsidiaries (known as “First Utility”), a leading UK household energy and broadband provider, following receipt of all necessary regulatory and other approvals.

Shell announces redevelopment of Penguins field in UK North Sea

Jan 15, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.

Shell agrees to buy First Utility, a leading independent UK energy provider

Dec 21, 2017

The Shell Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) has signed an agreement to buy 100% of First Utility, a leading independent UK household energy and broadband provider. The deal is subject to regulatory and other approvals and is expected to complete in early 2018.

Shell UK publishes 2017 gender pay gap report

Nov 30, 2017

London: The Shell Group of Companies in the UK (Shell UK) has today published its gender pay and bonus gap report for 2017. This report shows that in 2017 Shell UK has an average gender pay gap of 22.2%.

Shell powers ahead with fastest electric vehicle charging in Europe

Nov 27, 2017

London, Shell has signed an agreement with high-powered charging network operator IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries starting with 80 of its biggest highway stations, allowing drivers to travel long distances with confidence for the first time.

British entrepreneur leading energy storage revolution wins shell global entrepreneurship innovation prize

Nov 13, 2017

A UK entrepreneur pioneering low-cost energy storage from waste lithium batteries has taken the top prize in the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition. Carlton Cummins, co-Founder of Aceleron, has been named the Overall Winner of Top Ten Innovators, receiving $15,000 prize money.

Shell switches on “shell recharge” electric vehicle charging service in the uk

Oct 18, 2017

Today, Shell announces the opening of Shell Recharge – the new on-forecourt Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid charging service. Shell Recharge is now available at Shell Holloway (London), Shell Whyteleafe (Surrey) and Shell Derby, and will be launched at a further seven locations within Greater London and Reading by the end of the year.

Shell steps up its electric vehicle charging offer

Oct 12, 2017

Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging providers.

Shell Energy Europe to supply power to industrial customers in Great Britain

Aug 07, 2017

Shell Energy Europe will begin supplying electricity to industrial customers in Great Britain, and the offer is now available for customers.

Shell: Industrial companies could save millions by using the right efficient lubricants

May 12, 2017

European Lubricant experts discuss challenges in the industry at the Shell Technology Forum in Amsterdam.

Shell launches its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK

Feb 22, 2017

Hydrogen refuelling is one of the ways Shell is encouraging a reduction in carbon emissions.

Jaguar and Shell launch world’s first in-car payment system

Feb 15, 2017

Just fill up and go as your car pays for you

Shell to sell package of UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor for up to $3.8bn

Jan 31, 2017

Shell has agreed to sell a package of UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor for a total of up to $3.8bn, including an initial consideration of $3.0bn and a payment of up to $600m between 2018-2021 subject to commodity price, with potential further payments of up to $180m for future discoveries.

Shell Lubricants Market Leader For Tenth Year In A Row

Nov 22, 2016

22 November 2016 - Shell Lubricants has retained its global market leading position in 2015 with 11.6% market share, according to Kline & Company’s Global Lubricants Industry: Market Analysis and Assessment 2016 report. This is the tenth consecutive year that Shell has been named the number one global lubricants supplier.

Shell continues to fuel Twilight Basketball Programme

Mar 17, 2016

Shell UK limited has announced it is to extend its support of Scottish Sports Futures’ Shell Twilight Basketball programme for a further three years.

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