Tagged With Shell
North and South Africa hold shale gas potential
21 August 2014
The continent has lots of shale gas, but development will happen more quickly in the south than the north
Nigeria’s Bonga Northwest starts flowing for Shell
12 August 2014
Bonga Northwest will flow a peak of 40,000 barrels of oil-equivalent a day
Woodside loses Shell vote for $2.5bn buyback
4 August 2014
Shareholders rejected the buyback which needed to reach a 75% threshold to pass
Canada’s Duvernay shale hots up
25 July 2014
Now that the land grab in Alberta Canada’s Duvernay shale is largely over and companies have started developing their positions, the future of the play is coming into sharper focus, and for many that future looks promising.
Companies are optimistic about Canada’s Duvernay production
24 July 2014
Duvernay oil production is expected to average 1 million barrels of oil equivalent a day
FLNG: Charting a new course with Shell's Prelude project
8 July 2014
Offshore liquefaction facilities can make Australia’s LNG sector competitive
Rising costs and low returns are testing Australia’s gas players
8 July 2014
The country’s major energy firms are looking further afield for growth
Shell bags nearly $6bn for Woodside stake
17 June 2014
Shell will cut its stake to less than 5%, with half going to Woodside and half to institutional investors
Shell sells Eagle Ford acreage for $639 million
22 May 2014
The company is selling acreage in south Texas to Sanchez Energy Corporation
Output expected to rise from the Gulf of Mexico
24 April 2014
Output from the Gulf of Mexico is about to soar. Costs and the US crude oil export ban remain dark clouds on the horizon
PetroChina shale caution tempers Beijing's ambitions
1 April 2014
China's efforts to tap into its potentially huge shale gas reserves are being hampered by state-run PetroChina's reluctance to prioritise shale development in favour of what it believes are brighter prospects in its conventional and tight gas projects
Companies and governments need to join for Arctic exploration
20 February 2014
Arctic exploration is complex and expensive, meaning governments will probably have to join forces with companies to make it happen
Asia-Pacific's tricky problem
14 February 2014
The region has vast potential, but can explorers realise it?
Signs of life in Vaca Muerta
10 February 2014
An end to the battle between Repsol and Argentina should spur development in one of the world's biggest shale oil plays
Mena slowly comes around to shale
9 January 2014
The region is rich in unconventional gas, but it will not be developed quickly
Latin American shale gas on the backburner
9 January 2014
The continent’s large unconventional reserves have yet to yield any significant production
Bringing Vaca Muerta to life
9 January 2014
Argentina’s shale-gas trove could be one of the most prolific in the world. It has yet to live up to its promise
Nigeria's NNPC accused of withholding oil revenue
12 December 2013
The Central Bank of Nigeria says the withheld revenues total almost $50 billion
First contract for Pieter Schelte on Brent field
11 December 2013
Allseas' decommissioning, installation and pipelaying vessel has its first contract for the Brent field
Natural gas the ideal fuel for world’s urban future, says CEO
17 October 2013
Shell chief executive tells Asia that intelligent urban planning is key to managing energy demand
National oil companies on top of the world
23 August 2013
Their domination of global reserves has put NOCs in control of the oil industry. But they must do more to keep their advantage
Lower oil prices and weaker refining margins bludgeon majors' profits
13 August 2013
The majors all saw their results take a hit as lower crude prices and weak refinery margins ate into second-quarter profits
Political challenge for Australian FLNG project
17 July 2013
The project, headed by Woodside and Shell, is facing difficulty amid premier's onshore push
Shell find adds to US Gulf deep-water stash
4 July 2013
Any doubts that the US Gulf of Mexico might be fading as a premier exploration frontier have been put to rest after Shell's 100 million barrel deep-water Vicksburg discovery
Shell takes pause from returning to Alaskan drilling
28 February 2013
Regulatory authorities and Shell are investigating the problems that hit the 2012 drilling programme