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Shell, First In Flight


In late September, the FAA granted Avitas Systems, a GE venture, first approval to fly drones for civil use BVLOS with the assistance of radar in Loving County, Texas (USA). Shell2 is currently partnering with Avitas Systems to test BVLOS operations on its assets in the Permian.

Two Rivers Terminal Licenses Shell Thiogro Technology


Shell Thiogro Technology will help Two Rivers Terminal support increased food production, by meeting the growing demand for a highly concentrated sulphur enhanced fertiliser in the Pacific Northwest and California.

Zydeco announces binding open season


Houston, TX – Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC (Zydeco), jointly owned by Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) and Shell Pipeline Company LP (SPLC), announced today the start of a binding open season. Zydeco is seeking binding commitments for firm capacity transportation service on its 350-mile pipeline which delivers crude to St. James, LA, and Clovelly, LA from terminals in Houston and Nederland, TX.

Shell adds competitive, deep-water production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico


Shell Offshore, Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announces today the early start of production – around one-year ahead of schedule – at the first phase of Kaikias, an economically resilient, subsea development in the US. Gulf of Mexico with estimated peak production of 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d).

Shell purchases majority interest in GI Energy


Houston?– Rilette Springs, LLC, an affiliate of Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that it has purchased a controlling and majority interest in GI Endurant LLC dba GI Energy (GIE).

Is 4,000 MPG Possible?


In April 2018, more than 1,000 high school and college students will head to Sonoma, California to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon, ultra energy-efficiency competition.

11/9 Update on Garden Banks 128 Incident


Shell and United States Coast Guard (USCG) vessels continue to monitor Shell’s Enchilada platform. Planning is underway to determine when it will be safe to perform a detailed inspection of the asset. Verification that no additional hydrocarbons are escaping from or are trapped in the pipeline will be performed prior to personnel boarding the platform.

Update to Garden Banks 128 Incident


On Wednesday, November 08, 2017, there was an operational incident at the Shell Enchilada platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. All 46 personnel working at the Enchilada facility were safely evacuated. Two Shell employees were injured. Both have been treated and released from the hospital.

Shell's Appomattox project remains on track


Shell’s Appomattox hull is more than half way to the United States, and the project remains on track to achieve first oil by the end of the decade. Despite the personal impacts Hurricane Harvey created for staff and contractors located at Ingleside, Texas, where the topsides were built, these men and women stand ready to put the last pieces of this sizeable puzzle together.

Sonoma Raceway Selected


Iin conjunction with Sonoma Raceway and Speedway Motorsports Inc., Shell announced Sonoma Raceway as the 2018 location for Make the Future California featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas from April 19-22, 2018.

Deep water production begins at newest FPSO in Brazil Santos Basin


Houston, May 22, 2017 – Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its subsidiary BG E&P Brasil Ltda. (Shell) and consortium partners in Lula South, announce today that deep-water production has started at the FPSO P-66, which is located in the Brazilian pre-salt of the Santos Basin.

Shell Technology Scores Logano Win


Special formulation of Pennzoil racing oil developed by Shell scientists with Team Penske to maximize performance and engine reliability.

Update 5: Shell Gulf of Mexico response


Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have agreed to conclude skimming operations in their joint response to the oil discharge of 2,100 barrels (88,200 gallons) at the Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 4: Shell Gulf of Mexico response


Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) continue joint efforts to respond to an oil sheen created by a discharge from a flow line at the Glider Field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 3: Shell Gulf of Mexico response


Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard continue joint efforts to respond to a sheen created by an oil discharge from a flow line at the Glider Field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 2: Shell Gulf of Mexico response


On Friday, May 13th, a segment of flow line at the Glider Field, connecting to one of Shell’s tension leg platforms, was identified as the source of an oil release in the Gulf of Mexico.

Update 1: Shell Gulf of Mexico response


Shell and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are continuing joint efforts to respond to a release of oil from a segment of a subsea flow line in the Gulf of Mexico.

Shell deploys third gulf of Mexico offshore supply vessel powered by LNG


Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell) today marked the delivery of the third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The ‘Harvey Liberty,’ chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, will join her sister ships, the ‘Harvey Energy’ and ‘Harvey Power’, and support Shell’s deep-water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Stones: Where Ingenuity and Innovation Intersect

The Stones field, located 200 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, is ultra deepwater discovery that’s spurred unprecedented innovation. In September 2016, the world’s deepest oil and gas project began producing through subsea infrastructure beneath 9,500 feet of water.

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