Shell News

Report: Shell Nigeria Falsely Reports Oil Spills

Amnesty International accuses Nigeria’s biggest petroleum producer, Shell, of manipulating oil spill investigations and documents in cases where the rights group says the company has wrongly reported on the cause and volume of pollution devastating the Niger Delta and made …

Alaska Oil Rig Reaches Safe Harbor After Week on Rocks

A Shell oil drilling rig that ran aground last week reached a safe harbor on Monday, where it will be examined to assess its seaworthiness after a week on the rocks near an Alaskan island. Stormy weather had wrestled the …

Shell Uses Internet to Show Nigeria Oil Spill Data

Royal Dutch Shell PLC long has argued that thieves are to blame for most of the oil spills coming from pipelines in Nigeria’s crude-producing southern delta. Now the company is trying to prove that claim in real time on the …

Shell to Pay $500,000 for Pollution in Texas

Shell Chemical LP has agreed to pay $500,000 to a Texas County over five different air pollution events at its Deer Park refinery. The settlement was reached after Harris County accused Shell Chemical, a unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, …

Shell: Britain’s North Sea Oil Spill Now 84 Gallons a Day

Royal Dutch Shell said Tuesday that a leak at one of its North Sea oil rigs has been reduced to 2 barrels – or 84 gallons – a day. Glen Cayley, technical director of Shell’s European exploration and production activities, …