Shell, BP and the race to net zero


Shell’s latest environmental ambitions put it in a category of mainly European oil giants that have committed to becoming emissions neutral, but the details fall short of its closest rival, according to campaigners.

Shell 1980-03-17 Altens Site (C)AJL

"About to dig the first turf at Shell Expro's new site at Altens industrial estate, Aberdeen, is their general manager Mr Bill Murphy watched by (left to right) - Mr David Brewster, head of Shell Expro's property services; Mr Dall Fraser, administration manager; Mr Harry Nicolson of Fairhurst and Partners, clerk of works for the development and Mr Ken Cruickshank, engineer with Fairhurst and Partners."

Used: P&J 18/03/1980
The Aberdonian

Gallery: Looking back at Shell in the city


This week’s Aberdonian takes a look at oil giant Shell’s time in the Granite City. Taken from our archives, the images cover everything from groundbreaking at the site in Tullos, to charity work carried out by the staff.


Aberdeen MP ‘seeking immediate clarity from Shell’ on job cuts


An Aberdeen MP has said he is seeking “immediate clarity” from Shell on the local implications of its plans for up to 9,000 job cuts. The oil major has announced it will cut between 7,000 – 9,000 jobs globally by the end of 2022 in order to save $2billion – $2.5billion annually. Read more on Energy Voice here.