Posted on · Texas-based ConocoPhillips bought Shell’s Permian Basin assets for $9.5 billion, its second major purchase in the oil-rich area over the last year.
Posted on · A set of events shook the oil world this week: A tiny shareholder won a battle with Exxon, investors put pressure on Chevron and a Dutch court ordered Shell to slash emissions.
Posted on · Royal Dutch Shell also says it hit peak carbon emissions in 2018, and has a comprehensive strategy to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. In general, European energy companies are touting more robust plans to address climate change than their US counterparts.
Posted on · From corporations to arts and culture, Houston has many connections to The Netherlands.
Posted on · With Royal Dutch Shell linking executive pay to specific carbon footprint reduction goals, should other industries follow suit?
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn how the government shutdown is affecting local immigration cases. We break down the week’s biggest political stories. We discuss the concept of tying CEO pay to certain real-world outcomes. And we learn how alligator snapping turtles have thrived in the heart of Houston.
Posted on · Low crude oil prices often lead big energy companies to gobble up smaller ones. But merger and acquisition activity in the sector is modest compared to previous downturns.
Posted on · The moves come as the price of crude oil flirts with a seven-year low and the price of natural gas hits its lowest level since 1999.