Science & Technology in Action


Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Shell has been exploring for, and producing, oil and gas for more than a century, using the most innovative technologies available. The company is meeting the challenge of growing energy demand by discovering new hydrocarbon resources that can be produced economically, efficiently and safely.

While Shell believes that oil and gas will be integral to the global energy needs for economic development for many decades to come, the company is also involved in the development of renewable energy sources as an alternative to fossil fuels. These include solar energy and second generation biofuels. 

In Ireland, Shell is the lead operator in the Corrib Gas Project. The Corrib field is located 83 km off the coast of County Mayo has the potential to supply up to 60% of the country’s gas needs at peak production.

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