More than 120 teams throughout North, Central and South America convened in Houston, Texas this past weekend for Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2013. This event challenged teams of high school and college students to design vehicles that travel far on a single liter of fuel. The Americas race is the first [...]Read more ›
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After a lengthy campaign spanning 8 long and tiring years, the Tahltan First Nation and their fellow environmental advocacy groups can finally rest in peace. On December18th, the government of British Columbia announced that gas drilling is officially banned from that area, and that Shell has consequently opted to withdraw [...]Read more ›
Once more, Canadians are feeling the effects of a staunchly pro-fuel administration as BP is awarded Atlantic sea areas in order to locate and excavate offshore oil. In a recent statement, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) revealed that BP, with an impressive $1.05 billion bid, was the successful [...]Read more ›
International energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell, is going ahead with the first carbon capture and storage project for an oilsands operation in Canada. The “flagship” Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project’s joint venture owners. These include Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil. There are [...]Read more ›
The U.S. government has announced that Royal Dutch Shell has been given a permit to begin preparation work at exploratory drilling sites in the Arctic. The work will be done while the company awaits certification for its oil spill response barge. The announcement was made by U.S. Interior Secretary, Ken [...]Read more ›
For the past few days, people have been amazed by the marketing blunder committed by Shell when they launched their Arctic Ready website, looking for users to create their own ads with slogans to promote arctic drilling. The ad generator tool was, naturally, overtaken by environmental activists and general ‘internet [...]Read more ›
Before you get up in arms about what you’re about to see, know that it’s a tongue-in-cheek parody of the typical PR stunts and greenwashing marketing we see come out of the oil industry. The official description of the video is below: Shell’s Live With It! application explores the role [...]Read more ›