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2009 Media Releases
A index of all 2009 Media Releases from Shell in Australia.
Shell Australia LNG project acquire land
Shell CSG (Australia) Pty Ltd (Shell), a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has signed an agreement with the Gladstone Ports Corporation to acquire land on Curtis Island for the development of the Shell Australia LNG project (SALNG).
Shell response to ACCC report into petrol prices
Shell believes the ACCC’s report into the price, costs and profits of unleaded petrol in Australia generally provides a well documented and balanced view of the industry.
Refinery's History Helps Northern Suburbs Children's Future
Money raised by Shell Geelong Refinery employees and contractors has enabled the refinery to donate 100 new children’s books to the northern suburbs PLAYconnect programme, managed by Glastonbury Child and Family Services.
Local Environmental Program Contributes to National and State Priorities
Limeburners Link – an initiative of Shell, Greening Australia and the City of Greater Geelong – has attracted further funding through the Federal Government’s Caring for Our Country program to carry out weed control works at Hovell Park Reserve, near Limeburners Bay.
Shell Maintenance Work Place Safety Benefits Sick Children
A safety initiative linked to Shell Geelong Refinery’s recent maintenance programme will result in a donation today of just short of $100,000 for medical equipment in the Children’s Ward at the Geelong Hospital.
Introducing Shell Unleaded formulated with 10% ethanol
As part of its commitment to meeting the NSW Government biofuels mandates, together with the upcoming Queensland Government initiatives, Shell is transitioning from Shell Unleaded to Shell Unleaded formulated with 10% ethanol at the Coles Express sites listed below.
Prelude LNG Development to deploy Shell's Floating LNG Technology
Shell today announced that it expects to develop its Prelude and Concerto gas discoveries, located in the Browse Basin off the northwest coast of Western Australia, using its innovative Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) technology.
New General Manager appointed for Shell Geelong Refinery
Shell has announced Mark Schubert, General Manager Supply Oceania, has been selected to succeed Dr Huck Poh as General Manager Geelong Refinery with effect from mid-October.
Royal Dutch Shell takes Final Investment Decision on Gorgon LNG project, Australia
The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has taken the Final Investment Decision on the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, signalling the start of initial construction on one of the world’s largest natural gas developments. Chevron will operate the project, with a 50% stake, with participants Shell and ExxonMobil each holding 25% shares.
Staff encouraged to intervene for “safety’s sake”
Shell Australia today marked the company’s annual Safety Day, together with Coles Express, by encouraging staff at retail sites to intervene where they see customers failing to follow safety instructions.
Limeburners Bay Regeneration continues with Shell support
Greening Australia (Victoria) today announced Shell Geelong Refinery is continuing its financial support for the Limeburners Link programme for a further two years.
Parramatta Terminal ethanol spill contained
Shell can confirm there was an accident involving a truck at the entrance to its Parramatta Terminal and Clyde Refinery at 7:50 pm yesterday evening.
Shell Australia CSG-to-LNG Project declared a significant project
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today welcomed the Queensland Government’s decision to declare its Shell Australia Liquefied Natural Gas Project in Gladstone a significant project following submission of its Initial Advice Statement (IAS). Shell will now commence work on an Environmental Impact Statement in order to develop this project further.
Climate Change forum first for Gladstone
Gladstone played host to Australia’s first Shell EcoVolunteers Climate Change forum.
Glastonbury launches funding support for PLAY in the northern suburbs
Glastonbury Child & Family Services will unveil a new program name, logo and principal supporter for its highly regarded PLAY program (Parents Learning Actively with Children). The launch will focus on Glastonbury’s efforts to strengthen community connectedness in the northern suburbs made possible through the financial support of Shell Geelong Refinery.
Global CCS Institute to increase focus on a vital technology
The official launch today of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI) by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is an important step in an increased international effort to fast track the commercialisation of a technology critical to addressing climate change.
Shell Supports Tute Group in Geelong’s Northern Suburbs
Students from Corio and Corio South Primary Schools shared their favourite aspects of Tute Group - The Bethany Shell Homework Club during a launch to celebrate the program’s new name and principal supporter, Shell Geelong Refinery.
MSO Jams at Shell's School of Refined Rock
Relaxing their usual classical style, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) rocked out at Shell Geelong Refinery with northern suburbs secondary school students in a jam session/workshop earlier this week.
Pure Energy Resources Takeover update
Shell intends to accept BG's offer for Pure Energy Resources in the absence of a further superior offer.
Shell closes Arrow deal and studies future LNG plant in Gladstone
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), today welcomed the closing of the Arrow Energy deal in acquiring a 30% interest in Arrow's Coal Seam Gas (CSG) acreage in Queensland, Australia, as well as a 10% stake in Arrow International - a wholly owned subsidiary of Arrow Energy Ltd, which holds Arrow's international interests in CSG opportunities.