Restrictions on Shell called for after safety record revealed

Following reports of Shell’s poor safety records held by the government’s Health and Safety Executive, WWF Scotland has called for an end to the company’s North Sea drilling. Dr Richard Dixon, Director of WWF Scotland said: “Revelations over Shell’s own concerns about the Gannet field and about a series of prosecutions and warning from the […]

Shell spill in North Sea

Shell U.K. has confirmed an oil leak in the North Sea but has said that it is under control. The subsea well was shut in on Wednesday and the flowline on the seabed is now isolated and depressurized with leakage of oil considerably reduced. The oil company has come under criticism for not releasing details […]