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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell is a vertically integrated Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company and is one of the biggest oil and gas groups in the world. It also has invested extensively in renewable energy. 

Shell’s new boss reinforces gas technology focus

Royal Dutch Shell incoming chief executive Ben van Beurden has first-hand knowledge of the gas technology it has bet its future on. Photo: Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell named refining head Ben van Beurden as its new chief executive, picking a man with little board-level experience but broad company exposure and first-hand knowledge of the gas technology it has bet its future on.

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013, 11:57am

EU oil pricing probe spurs lawsuit against BP, others

BP, as well as Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil, could face a class action lawsuit. Photo: AP

A Chicago-based commodities trading firm has filed suit against three of the world’s largest oil companies, accusing them of colluding to fix oil prices after European authorities opened an investigation last week.

24 May 2013 - 11:44am

Briefs, October 17, 2012

Baidu debuts security software in Thailand

17 Oct 2012 - 2:22am

Briefs, October 12, 2012

Two Nigerians want Shell to clean up its act. Photo: AFP

Man burned alive by striking miners

12 Oct 2012 - 4:31am

Nigerian farmers sue Shell in Dutch court

Nigerian farmers Chief Fidelis A Oguru-Oruma (left) and Eric Dooh sit in the law courts in The Hague on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Nigerian farmers began a landmark compensation case against Shell in a Dutch court on Thursday, asking judges to order a clean-up of environmental damage.

11 Oct 2012 - 9:29pm

Lai See

Charles Li tempts fate with his 'not-us' comments

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Park-and-ride scheme urged for visitors from mainland, Macau

24 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Shell to raise lubricant capacity by 50pc with giant Guangdong plant

Energy giant Royal Dutch/Shell plans to increase its lubricant production capacity on the mainland by 50 per cent by building in Guangdong one of its three largest lubricant blending plants globally.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland firms learn the cost in guns and death in search for oil

Resource-rich nations turn deadly for Chinese workers abroad

Guns and death are as much a part of the oil business in some parts of the world as drilling and pipelines, and Chinese companies are likely to encounter more violence in the future as they explore some of the most dangerous corners of the globe in their search for better energy deals.

7 May 2007 - 12:00am

Shell opens a broad range of career paths

HONG KONG'S ENERGY needs have changed dramatically since the time when fuel, mainly kerosene, was transported to the region by sailing vessels.

Energy company Shell has been operating in Hong Kong for more than 100 years and relies on a wide variety of skilled professionals to handle a variety of jobs, including pricing, trade, consumption and marketing.

2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Deal widens Shell bitumen business

Global oil giant Shell will expand its bitumen business on the mainland by 175 per cent through the acquisition of a Hong Kong-based company as it seeks to take advantage of the government's massive rural road-building scheme.

8 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Twice burned but still bullish on the glow of oil this year

Friso Rengers admits he got hoodwinked in his own backyard. The Amsterdam-based resources fund manager for ABN Amro was holding Royal Dutch Shell when the Anglo-Dutch group unexpectedly announced downward revisions to its oil reserves, shocking the investment community and sending its share price tumbling last year.

17 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Shell in hunt for marketing professionals

If you are in mid-career, highly ambitious, confident of your consulting abilities and looking for work in an internationally recognised company, read on.

19 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Officers seize record haul of fake-label shoes

A record $4.6 million worth of sports shoes with false labels of origin have been seized from a mainland cargo vessel, the Customs and Excise Department said yesterday.

The shoes were in five containers aboard the vessel, which arrived from Shekou. They carried 'Made in Thailand' labels but were made in China and destined for Taiwan.

22 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Seaman dies after fall

Updated at 6.29pm: A mainland seaman died when he fell six-metres from the top of a container on board a cargo vessel anchored off Yau Ma Tei on Tuesday.

At the time of the accident, the 44-year-old man was standing on the top of the container which was being lifted from a barge to the mainland cargo vessel in the anchorage area at about 12.30pm.

18 Dec 2001 - 12:00am