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Shell Says Australia to Become Its Biggest Region for Spending

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By James Paton

May 17 (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it expects Australia to attract more of the energy company’s investment than any other region, driven by liquefied natural gas projects.

Shell’s Australian workforce for gas exploration and production is likely to increase fourfold, Shell Australia Executive Vice President Ann Pickard said in an interview in Brisbane today. She gave no timeline for the increased spending or staff count.

To contact the reporter on this story: James Paton in Sydney at [email protected]

To contact the editor responsible for this story: John Viljoen at [email protected]


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