2011 Media Releases
An index of all 2011 News, Media Releases, Highlights and Statements from Shell in Australia.
Dec. 21, 2011
Eight indigenous and non-indigenous trainees from Geelong’s northern suburbs today graduated from the Limeburners Link programme with a Certificate in Conservation and Land Management and the satisfaction that their hard work contributed to the ecological restoration of Limeburners Bay in Corio.
Nov. 23, 2011
Shell in Australia’s Country Chair, Ann Pickard, today announced the company will invest up to $15 million during the next three years to support a range of programmes across Australia aimed at addressing educational disadvantage.
Nov. 09, 2011
Shell Australia notes the passage of the Clean Energy Future Bills through the Senate this week, and the introduction of a carbon price into the Australian economy from 1 July 2012.
Nov. 02, 2011
Shell Lubricants (“Shell”) has topped the list of the world’s leading lubricants suppliers for the fifth year running, according to new research into the global lubricants market. The research, conducted by Kline & Company* (“Kline”), gives Shell more than 13% of the market by volume in 2010 and a two per cent lead over its nearest competitor.
Oct. 27, 2011
Shell Geelong Refinery announced today that, following a review, it will reduce at least 22 positions from its Shell trade workforce.
Oct. 19, 2011
Shell can confirm that an electrical issue early this afternoon at the Geelong Refinery led to a power disruption at the facility.
Sep. 12, 2011
Shell is seeking Federal Government environmental approval for a small 2D marine seismic survey off the North West Cape.
Aug. 25, 2011
Shell Australia and the National Road Transport Hall of Fame celebrated the 16th annual National Road Transport Hall of Fame Reunion last week in Alice Springs.
Jul. 29, 2011
Leading Australian sports medical researcher and minister launch a renowned physical activity programme, the Bluearth Approach, in northern suburbs schools.
Jul. 27, 2011
Shell today announced its decision to stop refining operations at its 79,000 barrel-per-day Clyde Refinery in Sydney, Australia, and convert it and the Gore Bay Terminal into a fuel import facility before mid 2013.
Jul. 21, 2011
Shell Geelong Refinery’s major siren was sounded about 8.35am today due to a gas leak from a refinery pump.
Jul. 07, 2011
Shell welcomes the Government’s “non-controlled action, particular manner” decision under the EPBC Act.
Jul. 06, 2011
Shell Australia today launched its premium fuel product Shell V-Power into the Western Australian market.
Jul. 05, 2011
Shell Australia’s innovative partnership with Questacon and the Australian National University will be featured at the United Nations Innovation Fair in Geneva from 4-7 July.
May 20, 2011
Shell announces final investment decision on Prelude Floating LNG project in Australia.
May 04, 2011
During the next three years, more than 240 northern suburbs children in grades two, three and four will undertake weekly swimming lessons at Waterworld.
Apr. 12, 2011
Shell today announced a proposal to convert its Clyde Refinery and Gore Bay Terminal in Sydney Australia into a fuel import terminal.
Apr. 04, 2011
Shell Australia today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Marstel Holdings for the development of a greenfield diesel import facility at Newcastle Harbour.
Mar. 18, 2011
Geelong's $94 million Northern Water Plant is an initiative project for water recycling.
Mar. 08, 2011
Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd has submitted a referral under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act for a single exploration well in permit WA-384-P, offshore the NW Cape.
Feb. 28, 2011
Shell Australia today announced two major investments in bitumen facilities to help meet demand across eastern Australia.
Feb. 24, 2011
Shell today welcomed the Government’s progress towards a climate change framework for Australia.
Feb. 21, 2011
Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin (Din Megat) and Ian Robertson have indicated they will retire as Directors of Woodside Petroleum Ltd at Woodside’s Annual General Meeting to be held on 20 April 2011.V
Feb. 17, 2011
One of Australia’s leading Chefs, Luke Mangan, today presided over a battle of epic proportions as part of the official launch of Shell Geelong Refinery’s new canteen.
Feb. 10, 2011
Shell Australia has today announced it has reached a commercial agreement with Woodside for the redevelopment of the fuel supply facilities at King Bay Supply Base, near Dampier.
Jan. 28, 2011
Shell Australia has today announced plans to build new diesel storage at its Mackay fuel terminal in North Queensland.
Jan. 14, 2011
Shell Australia can confirm that its Pinkenba Terminal in Eagle Farm has now returned to normal operation.
Jan. 13, 2011
Shell Australia can confirm that its Pinkenba Terminal in Eagle Farm received minimal damage in the recent floods.
Jan. 12, 2011
Shell Australia can confirm that its Pinkenba Terminal in Eagle Farm is now closed due the extreme weather being experienced in south east Queensland.
Jan. 11, 2011
In order to ensure the safety of employees and contractors Shell Australia has closed its Pinkenba Terminal in Eagle Farm due to extreme weather conditions.