Bearish returns in U.S. shale investments have prompted Royal Dutch Shell to consider restructuring its oil and natural gas assets in the country. "We need to make sure that we are applying rigorous capital efficiency here, and we haven't always got that right. This means investing in the projects that generate the best returns and cash flow and getting out of plays where we can't add value for our shareholders," said Shell CEO Ben van Beurden.

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