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Jul. 13, 2021
Calgary − Today, Shell announced a proposal to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton. This would be a key step in transforming Scotford into one of five energy and chemicals parks for Shell around the world, providing customers with lower-carbon fuels and products into the future, such as hydrogen.
Susannah Pierce to have dual role as Country Chair Canada and GM Renewables & Energy Solutions Canada
Apr. 07, 2021
As previously announced in December 2020, Shell Canada Country Chair Michael Crothers will retire from Shell following a distinguished 33-year career with the company at the end of April 2021.
Feb. 17, 2021
Calgary, AB – Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”), has reached an agreement with publicly listed Canadian energy company Crescent Point Energy Corp. (“Crescent Point”) to sell its Duvernay shale light oil position in Alberta, Canada for a total consideration of US$707 million (C$900 million). The transaction has an effective date of January 1, 2021.
Jan. 05, 2021
Shell Canada Limited, an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), today announced the signing of commercial agreements to invest in Varennes Carbon Recycling, the first waste to low-carbon fuels plant in Québec, Canada.
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. 09, 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.
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