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Shell launches next phase of DriveSafeIndia program covering one lakh drivers by March 2022

Oct 13, 2021

Shell’s #DriveSafeIndia Program, launched in February 2019, has screened more than 2.6 lakh drivers and has been able to address vision issues of approx.1.75 lakh by providing them free pairs of spectacles. The programme has also been awarded the coveted Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its outstanding contribution to Road Safety in 2019.

Battling air pollution

Sep 13, 2021

Indian cities are some of the most polluted in the world. Almost two million people die prematurely due to air pollution in India.

Clean Energy Boost will not impact economy

Aug 03, 2021

India can develop a robust economy and deliver a just energy transition. The vulnerable are most at risk from climate change.

India’s team Averera beats more than 200 other teams as first 2021 Shell Eco-marathon Virtual League Champion

Aug 03, 2021

National - The first Shell Eco-marathon Virtual League concluded with an exciting win by Team AVERERA from Indian Institute of Technology BHU, India.

Shell Launches ‘Digital Track’ For Start-ups Under its E⁴ Programme

Jul 07, 2021

National - Shell announces the launch of their “Digital track” under its flagship start-up incubation program - Shell E4. E4 will collaborate with technology, venture, government, academia partners, eminent coaches & industry expert mentors to enable digital start-ups to achieve industry readiness and implement strategies for scaling & global expansion in the Industrial & Energy verticals. The Digital Track is built for mature, digital start-ups, that are simplifying some of the most crucial problems across sectors that require rapid automation to become more energy efficient.

Net zero emissions in India’s energy system by 2050 technologically possible but highly challenging

Mar 23, 2021

A recent modelling report jointly undertaken by TERI and Shell maps out an illustrative technological pathway for India’s domestic energy system to move towards net-zero emissions by 2050, while delivering sustainable economic growth.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Inaugurates Shell energy India’s truck loading unit

Jan 19, 2021

Supplying LNG via trucks to enhance access to cleaner energy.

Student team from the Delhi Technological University wins Shell Global Pitch the Future competition

Dec 14, 2020

DTU Supermileage Won with their Idea for the ‘Decarbonising Road Freight Transport’ Challenge.

Nayara Energy and Shell Lubricants ink strategic partnership to provide world-class offerings for customers across India

Dec 14, 2020

Nayara Energy, a new-age integrated downstream energy company and Shell, the global leader in finished lubricants, announced a strategic partnership that will provide customers access to Shell Lubricants’ best-in-class products, including the premium range of Ultra engine oils at Nayara and Essar fuel stations.

Uber partners with Shell to support their drivers with a range of benefits in Karnataka

Nov 19, 2020

Benefits across fuel, lubricants, coolants, car care products and beverages at 65 Shell stations across the State to enhance average net savings for drivers by 10%-20%.

Thirteen breakthrough energy start-ups graduate at Shell E⁴ Demo Day 2020

Nov 10, 2020

Shell E4 incubates and supports start-ups via various modules of linking talent, technology, capital, and know-how to accelerate India’s transition to a sustainable energy future.

Shell Lubricants partners with Hoopy for convenient, zero-contact doorstep vehicle servicing solutions for two-wheelers in India

Aug 28, 2020

Aims to create greater self-reliance for mechanics while providing a trusted solution for consumers

Four Indian teams win big in first ever virtual Shell Eco-marathon Asia Off-Track Awards

Jun 11, 2020

Shell India is proud to announce that teams from India have bagged awards in four out of six categories at the first virtual Shell Eco-marathon Asia Off-Track Awards. While the on-track event was cancelled in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, students were evaluated online for the off-track awards in categories Technical Innovation, Vehicle Design (Prototype and Urban Concept), Communications, Safety and Circular Economy.

Shell Lubricants and Pitstop partner to bring ‘Zero Contact’ Doorstep Vehicle Servicing and Safe Mobility to Indian consumers

Jun 09, 2020

Initiative to enable safe mobility experience for consumers and generate employment opportunities for mechanics affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shell launches ‘Scale Track’ for mature start-ups under its E⁴ Programme

Feb 17, 2020

Bengaluru - Shell announces the launch of ‘Scale Track’ under its E4 programme – Shell’s flagship start-up incubation programme. The Scale Track is built for mature, energy-related start-ups who have achieved a product-market fit with their commercial products. The Track is customized to support start-ups in strengthening their strategy and scaling up operations by offering insights from global companies and industry leaders, material resources including full access to their lab at the Shell Technology Centre Bangalore, and access to a focused mentorship programme. 

After 25 years of operations, Shell, Reliance and ONGC JV transfer the Panna-Mukta fields back to ONGC

Dec 19, 2019

Mumbai - After 25 years of operating the Panna-Mukta oil and gas fields, the Panna-Mukta and Tapti (PMT) Joint Venture partners will be handing over the Panna-Mukta oil and gas fields back to the Government of India’s nominee i.e. ONGC on 21st December 2019.

Shell India and VisionSpring win global award for #DriveSafeIndia campaign

Dec 11, 2019

The Prince Michael Award Recognizes Outstanding Contributors to Improving Road Safety.

Team Averera from IIT-BHU clocks the best mileage at Shell’s ’Make the Future Live India 2019'

Nov 22, 2019

Bengaluru : The second edition of Shell’s ‘Make the Future Live India 2019’, featuring the Shell Eco-marathon competition has drawn to a close. Of the 24 participating teams, team AVERERA from Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University clocked the best mileage of 387.9 km/kwh in the Battery electric prototype category.

Encouraging Innovation for the Future of Mobility: Shell Make the Future Live India 2019 Kicks Off in Bengaluru

Nov 21, 2019

Bengaluru: The second edition of the Make the Future Live India 2019 featuring Shell Eco-marathon, kicked off today at the Shell Technology Center, Bengaluru - one of Shell’s three global technology hubs. The event was flagged off by Mr. B. S. Yediyurappa, Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka. The event was also attended by Mr T.M Vijay Bhaskar, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka and other senior bureaucrats.

Shell India recognized as ‘Top 10 Best Companies for Women in India’ third time in a row

Nov 08, 2019

Wins the ‘Working Mother and Avtar Best Companies for Women in India 2019’ for its progressive women policies and inclusive work culture.

d.light welcomes investment from Shell on its journey to impact 100 million lives

Nov 07, 2019

Shell’s investment will support d.light in its next phase of continued profitable growth as it positively impacts millions of customers, while giving several early investors a successful exit.

Orb Energy secures Shell investment in latest funding round

Oct 03, 2019

Fresh funds will help fuel the growth of Orb Energy’s in-house finance facility for more Indian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to benefit from solar power

Shell’s IT-Day charts course for industry-wide digital transformation

Aug 21, 2019

Bengaluru: Embracing the challenge of ensuring business relevance in a fast-changing digital landscape, Shell recently organised the third edition of its annual tech community event ‘Shell IT-Day’ 2019. Shell IT-Day 2019’s theme, ‘Product Mindset and Staying Relevant’, underscored the need for continuous industry-wide digital transformation to create and protect business value, whilst managing and balancing business risk.

Shell sells all its remaining Shareholding in Mahanagar Gas Limited

Aug 20, 2019

New Delhi: Shell today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, BG Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd (BGAPH) has sold all its remaining shareholding in the publicly listed Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL).

Shell uses Solar energy to help power lubricant plants in Europe and Asia

Aug 05, 2019

Shell is installing solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of seven lubricant plants in India, China, Italy, Singapore and Switzerland. Combined, the panels are expected to generate over 7,500 MWh of electricity annually and can result in the avoidance of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of approximately 4,500 tonnes on a CO2-equivalent basis per year, equivalent to taking about 2,600 cars off the road for one year.

Shell India recognised as ‘Aon Best Employer’ for second consecutive year

Aug 03, 2019

Mumbai - Shell India has received the ‘Best Employer - 2019’ award by global professional services firm Aon plc. Selected from amongst 125 peer organizations across industries, Shell India received the prestigious award for the second consecutive year.

Shell India and VisionSpring to make driving safer

Jul 10, 2019

Expand vision correction program to serve 3.65 lakh commercial drivers and transportation workers by 2020

Second edition of Make The Future Live India to be held at Shell’s Technology Centre in Bengaluru

Jul 09, 2019

  • Make the Future Live to be held from November 19 – 22, 2019, where representatives from business, academia, government and students will explore the future of energy and mobility
  • Young engineering students to compete with their self-designed and built energy-efficient vehicles in the Shell Eco-marathon, to see who can go farthest on the least amount of energy

Making India proud, team IIT-BHU emerges victorious at Make the Future Live Malaysia 2019

May 03, 2019

  • Six teams from India participated at the Make the Future Live Malaysia festival in 2019
  • India’s Team Averera from IIT-BHU secures second spot in the battery electric category, with an exceptional mileage of 465 km/kWh
  • Takes home the Vehicle Design (Prototype) Award

Cleantech Solar and Shell complete transaction

Jan 11, 2019

Cleantech Solar announced today that it has completed the transaction for Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd (Shell) to acquire a 49% interest in the company, following receipt of all necessary regulatory and other approvals.

Shell completes deal to acquire 100% equity in Hazira LNG & Port Companies – now set to better serve Indian customers through a fully-owned and integrated Shell gas value chain

Jan 09, 2019

New Delhi : Shell Gas B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), announced today that it has completed acquisition of 26% equity interest in the Hazira LNG and Port venture in India from Total Gaz Electricité Holdings France (“Total”). “This brings Shell’s equity interest in the venture to 100%.

Shell launches second cohort of start-ups under its E4 Programme

Jan 07, 2019

  • Shell has selected eight start-ups for 2019, compared to five in 2018
  • Focus of E4 programme has grown from offering one track to five tracks in 2019, covering the needs of startups at various stages.

Shell in the news

This is a year that no vision statement prepared the humanity for

Jun 02, 2020

If we can’t bring people to the workplace, we must find ways to bring the workplace to them, says Tarun Varma, Vice President - HR, Shell India.

Royal Dutch Shell wants GST on natural gas

Feb 25, 2019

  • GST on natural gas will make transport of the fuel across India efficient, says Shell Energy Asia VP Ajay Shah
  • Shell owns the 5 million metric tonne Hazira LNG terminal in Gujarat and is also present in fuel retailing

Access to pipelines a key issue in unlocking India’s natural gas potential.

Feb 25, 2019

Shah told ETEnergyWorld that the company’s 5 Million Tonne Per Annum (MMTPA) Hazira LNG terminal plans to have a truck loading unit which will allow transportation of natural gas through trucks and the facility can also be used to fuel heavy-duty vehicles run on natural gas.

C-Suite Asia: Retail oil push, EV infrastructure feature in Shell's India growth ambitions

Jun 05, 2018

Singapore (Platts) - India's sweeping reforms in the oil sector, its insatiable appetite for fuel and an urgency to embrace new forms of energy provided Shell with the ideal platform for growth in one of Asia's fastest growing markets, country CEO Nitin Prasad said last Friday.

We are at the top globally, our ambition is to become no.1 in India

May 01, 2018

Despite the competition from price-sensitive regional players and dominant PSUs, Shell India has grown at a CAGR of 20% in the last 5 years, and with aggressive expansion plans the momentum will continue in the coming years, Mansi Tripathy, managing director, Shell India Markets, told Vikas Srivastava during an exclusive interview.

Shell India launches fully synthetic Helix HX8 engine oil

Apr 27, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary Shell Lubricants' Indian arm on Monday launched its fully synthetic engine oil - Shell Helix HX8 - saying it is suitable for all cars in the country including SUVs, hatchbacks, sedans and MUVs.

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