Shell has been criticised for spending too much and not rewarding shareholders enough

Royal Dutch Shell will sell some of its North Sea oilfields as part of a $15 billion divestment programme over the next two years overseen by its new (...)

The Royal Dutch Shell  platform off  Ingleside in Texas. Analysts Bernstein estimated that Shell lost $4.54 for every barrel it produced in the Americas, the location of almost a quarter of its output.  Photograph: Eddie Seal/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell, the oil and gas giant, is continuing to struggle in Nigeria and North America, the company revealed today in announcing earnings th(...)

Shell said it took a $700 million hit for Nigeria theft. The company recently put more of its Niger Delta activities up for sale. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Rising costs and a surge in oil thefts in Nigeria, among other factors, hit Royal Dutch Shell’s second quarter profits, a result that outgoing chief e(...)

Royal Dutch Shell has annoucned Ben van Beurden is to succeed Peter Voser as chief executive officer of the oil company Photograph: Simon Dawson/ Bloomberg.

Royal Dutch Shell has annoucned Ben van Beurden is to succeed Peter Voser as chief executive officer of Europe’s biggest oil company. Mr Van Beurden (...)

Royal Dutch Shell chief executive Peter Voser is to step down, after  running Europe's top oil company since 2009. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell's 55-year old chief executive Peter Voser is to retire next year in a surprise early departure he said was driven by a desire(...)