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Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s two mammoth natural-gas projects in Qatar will increase the company’s cash flow by $4 billion a year when they start up in 2011 and give a big boost to the company’s output, said Peter Voser, Shell’s chief executive. Speaking to reporters in London, Mr. Voser said the Pearl gas-to-liquids plant and […]

The project receiving Royal Dutch Shell’s largest foreign investment, the Pearl super-clean fuels plant in Qatar, is tough but on schedule, a top Shell executive said on Tuesday. “It’s a very challenging project, but so far so good,” Linda Cook, Shell’s executive director for gas and power, told reporters on the sidelines of a conference. […]

Royal Dutch Shell is making a huge — and risky — bet on technology that transforms natural gas to diesel fuel In the search for alternatives to gasoline, Royal Dutch Shell PLC has made one of the biggest and boldest bets in the energy industry. The Anglo-Dutch company is investing up to $18 billion in a […]

QATAR Airways is one step closer to becoming the world’s first airline to fly on gas-to-liquids kerosene oil as its aircraft engines will be certified for GTL use by the year-end. Certification from the Federal Aviation Agency (US) and European authority concerned for GTL use in Qatar Airways’ aircraft engines was expected by 2009-end, the […]