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Public input wanted on NS offshore drilling program

Greg Bennett,, Dec 3 2013

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency wants public input before deciding if a federal environmental assessment is required for a proposed drilling project off the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia.

Peter Voser says he regrets Shell’s huge bet on US shale

Guy Chazan, Financial Times, Oct 6 2013

Peter Voser said the failure of Royal Dutch Shell’s huge bet on US shale was a big regret of his time as chief executive of the company.

Interior Dept. Warns Shell on Arctic Drilling

John M. Broder, New York Times, March 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Shell Oil Company must provide a detailed plan addressing numerous safety and operational issues that plagued its efforts to extract oil beneath the Arctic Ocean last year if it wants to resume drilling off the coast of Alaska, the Interior Department said Thursday.

Weather continues to prevent assessment of damage to Shell drill rig

Richard Mauer & Lisa Demer, Anchorage Daily News, January 1, 2012

Update, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday:

More flyovers are planned for Wednesday to assess the condition of the Shell drilling rig Kulluk, which sits grounded on Sitkalidak Island, off Kodiak.

Shell drill rig aground off Kodiak, appears to be intact

Lisa Demer, Anchorage Daily News, January 1, 2013 (18:34 PST)

B.C.’s Sacred Headwaters to remain protected from drilling

Mark Hume, Globe and Mail, Dec. 18 2012

VANCOUVER —Oil and gas development is to be banned from a 400,000-hectare area in northwestern British Columbia known as the Sacred Headwaters, The Globe and Mail has learned.

Agreement brings resolution to gas tenure in Northwest

News Release, Government of BC, December 18, 2012

VICTORIA - Today, the government of British Columbia joined the Tahltan Central Council (TCC) and Shell Canada (Shell) to announce an agreement has been reached to resolve the status of natural-gas tenure in the Klappan area of northwest B.C.

Lessons aplenty for Shell Oil after first Arctic 'drilling season'

Alex DeMarban, Alaska Dispatch, Oct 11, 2012

Believing the U.S. Arctic Ocean contains one of the world's richest undiscovered oil and gas plays, Royal Dutch Shell is already considering what it will take to ship vast amounts of oil across Alaska.

Shell applies for 25-year natural gas export licence

Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail,.Jul. 27 2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc and its three Asian partners have applied to export an enormous volume of natural gas from the British Columbia coast, as global attention begins to focus on the movement of Canadian energy to Japan, China and other markets.

TransCanada to build pipeline for Shell LNG plant

Scott Haggett, Reuters, June 5, 2012

CALGARY, Alberta, June 5 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp will build a C$4 billion ($3.8 billion) pipeline to serve Royal Dutch Shell Plc's planned liquefied natural gas plant on British Columbia's northern coast, the company said on Tuesday.

Canada’s LNG export window closes “this decade”

By Rebecca Penty, Calgary Herald, May 29, 2012

Shell CEO pushes regulatory certainty for Asia-focused projects

Shell buys Kitimat property for site of its proposed LNG terminal

By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun, October 20, 2011

Royal Dutch Shell has purchased the old Methanex plant site at Kitimat, moving one step closer to building its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal to access Asian markets.

Why is a scientist at an offshore oil agency under investigation?

Patti Epler, Tony Hopfinger, Alaska Dispatch, Jul 28, 2011
A respected government scientist was barred from his job and banned from talking to his his co-workers earlier this month and the question no one seems to
be able -- or willing -- to answer is why.

Shell pulls the pin on Mackenzie Delta

David Ebner and Tim Kiladze, Globe and Mail, Jul. 15, 2011

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A-N71.900.590.83%) is giving up on the Mackenzie Delta, pulling out of the region 38 years after it first discovered a massive deposit of natural gas.

Shell Canada says it's looking at B.C. coast for new LNG terminal

By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun May 28, 2011

Buoyant overseas market for natural gas spawns interest in developing export potential

Shell Canada says it is investigating the potential for a new liquid natural gas terminal to be located on the B.C. coast.

Shell leads energy charge

By Lorraine Mitchelmore, Financial Post, March 19, 2011

Canada key global player in developing resources

When the company that was to become Shell Canada Ltd. was established in Montreal 100 years ago, on March 21, 1911, the potential for the country's energy industry was in its infancy, with few aware of the vast resources Canada had locked away.

Shell sees future in oil sands

Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post, Mar. 16, 2011

In a world where political and regulatory risk has become as big a part of the oil business as finding new supplies, Royal Dutch Shell PLC is expanding its Alberta oil sands mining presence as part of US$100-billion in investment plans over the next four years.

BP, Shell Sell Assets at Record $49 Billion Pace as China Inflates Prices

By Brian Swint,, Dec 16, 2010

Big Oil Sells Assets at Record Pace as China Inflates Prices

The world’s largest oil companies sold assets at a record pace this year, finding buyers at higher prices as China and other emerging economies vie for reserves.

B.C. makes 'big splash' in Montreal

SCOTT SIMPSON, Vancouver Sun, September 15, 2010

Province's oil and gas reserves in the spotlight at international conference

The World Energy Congress taking place this week in Montreal has been an eye-opener for British Columbia Energy Minister Bill Bennett.

Outrage at UN decision to exonerate Shell for oil pollution in Niger delta

John Vidal,, 22 August 2010

• Oil giant blamed for 10% of 9m barrels leaked in 40 years
• Report claims rest of leaking oil caused by saboteurs

Shell accused of abandoning solar power buyers in the developing world

Terry Macalister, The Observer, January 3, 2010

Shell accused of abandoning solar power buyers in the developing world

Row over responsibility for sold-off systems has left Sri Lankan communities unable to replace faulty equipment.

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