Shell’s net debt at the end of the fourth quarter rose about $2bn  on the previous quarter to $75.4bn. Photograph: Robin Utrecht/EPA

Royal Dutch Shell’s 2020 profit dropped to its lowest in at least two decades as the pandemic hit energy consumption, but the company boosted its divi(...)

Reducing costs is vital for Shell’s plans to move into the power sector and renewables where margins are relatively low

Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs, or over 10% of its workforce, as part of a major overhaul to shift the oil an(...)

Shell, the world’s largest retailer with over 40,000 petrol stations, also saw a 39 per cent drop in fuel sales. Photograph: iStock

Royal Dutch Shell avoided its first quarterly loss in recent history, helped by its trading business, but announced nearly $17 billion in impairment c(...)

Photograph: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

Royal Dutch Shell has continued the industry trend of comfortably beating profit estimates, while also warning investors that returns might be less ge(...)

Shell now aims to curb its net carbon footprint, including emissions of its consumers, by around 20 per cent by 2035. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell will set carbon emissions targets next year and link these to executive pay, reversing its chief executive’s opposition and followin(...)

Ryanair was ahead 2.6 per cent to €16.70, a day after its annual results. An analyst note on Tuesday speculated on the possibility of further share buybacks. File photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

European shares touched their highest level since the start of February on Tuesday as car makers and bank stocks climbed and Italian shares recovered.(...)

People hold a protest as members of the board of the petrochemical company Shell hold their agm  at the Circus theater in The Hague

Top investors in Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday stepped up pressure on the oil and gas giant to commit to hard targets to reduce greenhouse gas emission(...)

Royal Dutch Shell: analysts had expected profit of $2.8 billion, according to the average of 17 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Photograph: Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell reported fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates after its three main business units all fell short of its forecasts. (...)

Royal Dutch Shell’s chief executive Ben van Beurden said  uncertainty in the global markets following Britain’s Brexit vote was set to be an obstacle for the selling programme. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Royal Dutch Shell’s chief executive Ben van Beurden has told investors that Britain’s decision to exit the European Union could slow its $30 billion a(...)

 Ben van Beurden considered jettisoning the unconventionals business over  profitability concerns. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Having turned round its North American shale business Royal Dutch Shell is putting so-called unconventional energy at the heart of its long-term growt(...)

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