News Releases 2020
2020 News Releases - Shell Canada media releases published in 2020
Shell Canada announces retirement of President and Country Chair Michael Crothers and appointment of Susannah Pierce as successor
Dec. 16, 2020
Calgary, AB – Following a 33-year career with Shell, Shell Canada President and Country Chair Michael Crothers has announced he will retire from the company in 2021. Crothers will be succeeded by Susannah Pierce, currently Director of Corporate Affairs, LNG Canada, and a Shell secondee. Both will remain in their current roles until the transition takes place.
Nov. 12, 2020
Calgary, AB – Shell will become the first retailer in Canada to offset carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from customers’ fuel purchases at Shell service stations across the country. The offsets cover all emissions from the production through to the use of the fuel.
Nov. 12, 2020
Williams Lake, B.C. – Today, Shell and the Tŝilhqot’in National Government announced they are jointly undertaking a reforestation project in Tŝilhqot’in territory in the B.C. Interior where wildfires in recent years have significantly impacted the region and Tŝilhqot’in communities. Shell will provide funding, and the Tŝilhqot’in will manage project delivery.
Jul. 10, 2020
In less than five years since its start up, the Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility has captured and safely stored five million tonnes of CO2 and at a lower cost than anticipated. Five million tonnes of CO2 is equal to the annual emissions from about 1.25 million cars. The cost to operate Quest is about 35% lower than what was forecast in 2015, and if Quest were to be built today, it would cost about 30% less thanks to capital efficiency improvements.
May 28, 2020
Remarks made by Shell Canada President and Country Chair Michael Crothers to the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on May 28, 2020. Michael joined a panel of leaders from across the energy industry by videoconference to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our Canadian oil and gas sector.
Mar. 31, 2020
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, it has been important to us at Shell Canada to do our part. Along with keeping our employees, contractors and customers safe, we are ensuring access to critical products, thanking those working on the front lines of this pandemic, and ensuring that community agencies have the resources they need during this crisis.
Mar. 17, 2020
An update from our president and country chair on the actions we are taking to keep our employees and customers safe