Zero-Carbon Transportation: Beyond The Tailpipe

Words by Tina Casey

This article series is sponsored by 3Degrees and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Companies seeking a lower carbon footprint are increasingly adopting electric vehicles and alternative fuels that offer zero, or at least carbon neutral, tailpipe emissions. However, fleet tailpipes are just one point in a complex web of emissions that involve vehicle manufacturers, as well as companies and their suppliers, consumers, clients, employees and contractors.

ExxonMobil and Shell Lead an Industry Divide on Trump Climate Rollback


Methane emissions from the American oil and gas industry waste valuable resources, accelerate climate change and severely cloud the credibility of natural gas in the low carbon transition. Unfortunately, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has proposed to weaken standards limiting pollution from new and modified oil and gas facilities.

Black & Veatch-Designed Microgrid Actively Powering Shell Technology Center in Houston

Innovative microgrid platform a step toward next-gen clean energy technologies
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc.’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies.

3 Inspirational Examples of Sustainability Leadership to Ring In the New Year

by Scott Wood

A lot happened in 2018. The U.S. made some notable progress with the first Muslim and Native American women elected to Congress, and SpaceX, the world’s most powerful rocket, launched. (I also became a first-time dad! And remember Yanny vs. Laurel?). And we experienced some major lows, with hundreds of innocent lives lost to multiple mass shootings and families torn apart due to the current administration’s troubling immigration policies.

Texas State Students Win Shell and Net Impact's International Competition to Design Renewable Energy Solutions

Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.

Black & Veatch-Designed Microgrid to Power Innovation at Shell Technology Center in Houston

Company delivers microgrid innovation platform
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/– Black & Veatch, a leader in the design and deployment of clean energy-producing microgrids, has been selected by Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc. to perform engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) on a new microgrid system at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston.

Cruising Into a Cleaner Future

The world’s first gas-fuelled cruise ships will set sail in Europe over the next few years.

Cruise operators are finding imaginative ways to attract new passengers and now they are making cruising cleaner and cooler, by powering their ships with super-chilled natural gas.

Carnival Corporation will launch the first fully LNG-fuelled cruise ships in northern Europe and the western Mediterranean in 2019.

Click here to read more about Carnival Corporation's agreement with Shell for LNG-powered ships. 

Green Cruise Ships Multiply, Help Save Planet


Recent news from Carnival Corporation detailed new ships coming out that will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), a first in the cruise industry. 

Sodexo Scores Two Key Business Wins in Energy Sector with Geographic and Scope Extensions from Global Oil & Gas Clients

Seadrill, leading offshore drilling contractor, extends service to 90 % of global fleet; Shell, leading oil and gas producer, extends current contract period and adds new services and sites across five regions worldwide
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October, 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  Sodexo, world Leader in Quality of Life services, today announced it has expanded two significant contracts with oil & gas clients Seadrill and Shell, confirming their confidence in Sodexo’s deep sectoral knowledge, strong offering, and long-term partnership approach. The Seadrill contract spans 5 years with a total value of 200M€. The Shell contract represents 135M€ in annual revenue.

Driving Change in Uncertain Times: Why HPE & Shell are Working Together on the 2016 Eco-Marathon

by Mireille Heijnen, Head of Social & Environmental Responsibility, EMEA/APJ

Shell Eco-marathon is one of the most challenging student innovation competitions in the world, where teams are challenged to design, build and test ultra-energy-efficient vehicles with the aim of creating a vehicle that can drive the furthest on the equivalent of one kWh or one litre of fuel. The team that goes the furthest, wins.


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