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Shell Energy absolute rubbish customer service

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 08 July 2020.

Terrible service from 0330 094 5800 – please help

I’ve tried to contact Shell on 0330 094 5800 twice. Yesterday, it was a terrible line with a long pause each time I spoke, then myself and the customer service assistant would both speak together. This went on for 15 minutes then the line went dead. Issue obviously not resolved.

I decided to try again today. This time I spoke to a customer service assistant who put me on hold for 23 minutes without getting back to me, then the line went dead again.

The issue is still not resolved. PLEASE can someone at Shell help? read more

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TRUSTPILOT: Terrible Customer Service at Shell Energy

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 01 July 2020.

Worst company I’ve ever dealt with

Worst company I’ve ever dealt with.
Where do I start. Dd jump from £67pm to £213 pm. Can’t get through to anyone on phone. Mistakes made by phone operators or they don’t update my account and the next person has no idea I already spoke to someone
Every time I submit a reading on my day and night box shell swap them so they are wrong.
Took £400 out of my account without telling me and then when I rang they said they had no record of it. I had to get the bank to put it back in. Shell said they’d look into it and never did.
Have opened complaint case with resolver and a year later I still haven’t had an explanation or apology and they say I now owe £1700 because of a dummy meter exchange. I have no idea what that means.
Weeks ago I was supposed to be getting a form to work out my budget for replaying and I am still waiting.
DO NOT GO WITH SHELL read more

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Stay away from Shell Energy

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 27 June 2020.

Shell broadband ignore any calls or…

Shell broadband ignore any calls or emails. Our broadband is not working properly, waste of money.

The worst company I have come across

The worst company I have come across, the biggest mistake moving to Shell from EE broadband and phone. They are money grabbing, selfish company the worst nightmare is moving to them.

Stay away

THIS IS ONE COMPANY I REALLY HOPE GOES…

THIS IS ONE COMPANY I REALLY HOPE GOES UNDER THEIR CUSTOMER SERVICE IS TOTALLY USELESS THEY NEVER GET BACK TO YOU PLEASE AVOID THIS COMPANY LIKE COVID_19 .

Awful customer service and excessive…

Awful customer service and excessive pricing plans. Will leave as soon as I am able too read more

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Energy customers face bailiffs as Ofgem allows debt collecting again

Gas and electricity customers face the prospect of debt collectors chasing up unpaid bills after the energy industry regulator told suppliers they no longer had to offer unlimited coronavirus payment holidays.

Ofgem gave the go-ahead to restart debt collections weeks after calling on energy suppliers to offer help to customers facing financial pain due to the Covid-19 pandemic by delaying or reducing bills.

Bailiffs were also barred from chasing households struggling to pay council tax or parking fines, but these rules will remain in place for at least another two months. read more

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Shell Energy Appalling

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 09 June 2020.

Appalling

In my experience quite the worst supplier I have ever dealt with. Eight days since I disputed their requirement to lift my bills, unnecessarily, by 25% and still nothing but an automated acknowledgement. Except one other to say that they have made it a ‘complaint’, which I know, again from past experience, means that my email has now gone to the back of another queue. Emailed the MD/CEO (whatever he calls himself) but that’s been ignored too.
I’m leaving and I suggest other do too before they have a bitter experience.
If you’re not a customer, don’t become one.
There are good reasons it has the low rankings it does.
BEST AVOIDED.
Shell Energy’s reply (below) is, of course, in the usual corporate defensive mode. Just like the treatment I’ve had from Vodafone in the recent past, Becca says “I hope I can provide some assistance” and then provides none! What she does is seek to justify the company’s procedures. They don’t need explaining to me; I’m only too well aware of the procedures!
What I want, and what I suspect most other CUSTOMERS want, is for Shell to employ sufficient numbers so that I can get some human intervention in a timely fashion. Not be directed to their web site. There is not an app or a program designed that can answer all the questions a customer might have. For me, timely means next day at worst – not two weeks if you’re lucky. What kind of service is that? read more

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Shell Energy (formally First Utility) – the worst customer service ever??

Recent postings on the Facebook Group:

Shell Energy (formally First Utility) – the worst customer service ever??

Josh Walsh-granger New: 4 June 2020 Imagine not even being supplied by shell energy and they send you bills and debt collectors out and ring the police and say there concerned about my welfare and then they try offering me £40 Philip Bamford: 4 June 2020 Ive just left them and they’ve took another direct debit on the same day my supply started with the new supplier Mike Davis: 28 May at 16:14 Im not suprised to find a group on here that are in the same boat as me, that of having to deal with the absolute useless company that is Shell Energy, as First Utility they were fine, but since moving to Shell its become an absolute shambles. has anyone taken them to court yet ? as they keep telling me I still owe an amount of money despite me paying them £100 a month which I can prove. coupled with the herrasing emails and txts on a daily basis, the amount owed is still the same, i rang today to say my payments are not coming of the bill for the man to put the phone down on me, truely shambolic. SOURCE
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Appalling service from Shell Energy, as posted on Trustpilot review

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 20 May 2020.

3 months to close an account!

Closed my mum’s account as she has sold her house and moved into a residential care home.

Despite being almost £400 in credit they continue to take her monthly direct debit from her bank account and according to the website it will take 12 weeks (3 months!) for the refund.

Appalling service!

Never been with this company

Never been with this company, never even heard of them really.
Was with First Utility and they mucked me around for about 1 yr and charged me double what i should have paid, got it all sorted out and they had the cheek to ask me to continue with they.End of story..NO
Some 2 years later , i get call from Shell Energy saying i owe them £87 as they took over F Utility and got outstanding debt, rubbish, got harrassed, blocked there number, but phoned on others for the past 4 to 6 months.
Threatened them with a injunction as am 65 and stressing me to the max.
I owe nothing , especially to them as i have no contract or deallings with them and settled with F/U WHO NEVER CONTACTED ME IN THE 2 YRS PRIOR TO THIS.
Aggressive bullies, should be ashamed of you selves attacking vulnerable people for il gotten gains. read more

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Shell Energy, the worst customer service ever

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 15 May 2020.

Employees will put you on hold…then they hang up. WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE YOU WILL EVER EXPERIENCE & YOUR PAYING FOR IT

Terrible customer service

Employees will put you on hold and never pick up again or pass you around the call centre

Employees refuse to tell their names and msy just hang up. If an employee thinks your asking information possibly to complain you will be hung up on

Employees lie about being able to provide hot bill

Wmployees will try and make you pay estimated bills and refuse to rectify with accurate meter readings read more

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Avoid Shell Energy like the plague, they are taking advantage of people in lockdown

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 7 May 2020.

Avoid like the plague, they are taking advantage of people in lockdown

I was with the previous company before Shell took them over and had no problems with them, as soon as shell took over its been nothing but problems, for no reason my bill went from £ 75 to £92 and then 3 months later £102, i asked them to change my tariff to a cheaper one (£85) which all went through and i received confrontation. I checked the small print and there was 0 charge for changing tarriffs.
I got my bill today, not only has my bill stayed at £102 but theyve also charged me £100 for unknown “other charges and tarriff” upon looking at my bill the price p/kwh had DOUBLED in one month this has put me over £220 in arrears. And they do not want to help and say its what i owe so it must be paid even though they themselves dont know what the extra £100 charges are. It seems they are taking advantage of people being in lockdown and hiking there prices up
I have made a formal complaint to ofgem read more

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Coronavirus: UK energy firms still using debt collectors despite pandemic

Energy suppliers in the UK have continued to use debt collectors, even after they agreed with the government to support customers in financial distress during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Guardian, customers have been targeted by debt collectors and warned that action may be taken against them if they don’t pay their bills.

In one letter, Shell Energy warned a customer that arrangements could be made for a collection agent to visit their home to recoup an outstanding balance of £78.51 ($97.58). read more

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Shell Energy debt collector’s pounding on the door

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 26 April 2020.

IGNORANT, INCOMPETENT, DISGUSTING ORGANISATION

IGNORANT, INCOMPETENT ORGANISATION. If I could award this disgusting company -5 stars then I would. I spoke with a senior manager a few weeks ago to request a payment holiday given the current situation. He agreed stating no problem at all and and suggested an 8 week payment holiday and if I require a longer period then simply contact them again in eight weeks. He also reassured me that no payment letters would be sent over this period and that my account was on hold. Fantastic or so thought until a few weeks later I when I begin to receive numerous threatening letters and and emails from a Shell Energy contractor DEBIT COLLECTORS !! read more

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Shell Energy Debt Collectors active despite coronavirus agreement

UK energy firms using debt collectors despite coronavirus agreement

The government and energy firms had agreed that no customers should be cut off during the lockdown. Photograph: David Burton/Alamy

Britain’s energy suppliers are continuing to use debt collectors to chase unpaid bills after promising to help households during the coronavirus pandemic by offering payment plans to struggling customers.

Under an agreement with the government, energy suppliers are expected to identify customers who might be in financial distress and offer to reassess, reduce or pause bill payments to help “reassure” homes during the coronavirus lockdown.

But many households and small businesses with outstanding balances on their energy accounts may still be targeted by debt collectors with warnings that action may be taken against them if they don’t pay their bills. read more

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Energy supplier holding £100s of your money? Find out how to get it back

Money is tight for many people at the moment, plus those staying at home more may see bigger energy bills. So if you find that your energy company is holding onto large amounts of your cash, it’s time to get it back.

Anne Sanders, from Hertfordshire says: ‘Four or five years ago I joined First Utility and was put on very low monthly payments. I built up a debt, so my monthly direct debit was increased to pay it off. But it was never lowered again.

‘When doing a Which? survey, I went online and found out how much credit I was in with my provider (now called Shell Energy): £728.36! read more

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Shell Energy branded on Trustpilot as “A company of Liars”

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last several days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 10 April 2020.

A company of Liars.

There is nothing positive about this company. They are a disgusting company and utterly useless in every sense. They try to tell me I owe them almost £2,000 because their systems are so awful its systems override meter readings, they end up refunding me over, £1,100 and are now illegally blocking me from moving supplier.. They have deliberately added the same balance back on my account which suspiciously was immediately after I said I was leaving… They are completely inept and underhanded. Stay away from these lieing prats. They have had 5 previous chances to correct this and tried to tell me each time it was sorted. Don’t even consider doing business with these liars. read more

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Shell Energy Thugs & Bully Boys (Trustpilot Reviews)

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last 6 days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 03 April 2020.

Thugs & bully boys

Thugs & bully boys, will not use them again ever. I signed up to first utility and a week later it was taken over by shell energy! they then wanted to up my monthly direct debit, I said no !!! I said my monthly DD was based on my previous usage and if I owed any money at the end of my contract with them I would pay them.
I have now switched to another energy supplier, and shell have been slow in producing my last couple of bills without an explanation and saying i owe them £76, I owe them about £76 and it said on my statement I have till 7th of April to pay, I have asked them for clarity and have received a reply. My main disgust with the company is the amount of e-mails and text messages, basically threatening if the account is not settled, and threatening ,please see extract ” Your account is now due to be passed to a debt collection company, this could incur extra charges and may end in a default being registered against your credit file” I at first thought it was an April fool prank, as I said the debt is only payable on 7th April, so they can wait! I could understand all of these tactics if it were a debt on £000s but £76, get a life shell energy.
Reply shows it all-I was only with 1st utility about a month”so how would you know what I had used in the previous year”So how could you have current accurate usage.
I have smart meters so once the final reading is made it can easily be worked out well before, instead of sending a bill for 3 months without full information.
E-mail sent in March, still not had the information from Shell energy :-
“No need for threatening emails in the current climate.
When I have worked out your bill, I will pay you, not before.
You can help by sending my gas meter reading at the start of my contract with First utility, and my end reading, in KWh not M³.
That way I can verify my gas account, I have already verified my electricity account, which is correct.”
Hope everyone takes this into account Thanks Peter read more

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Shell pulls out of U.S. Lake Charles LNG project, Energy Transfer delays FID

UPDATE 2-Shell pulls out of U.S. Lake Charles LNG project, Energy Transfer delays FID

Ron Bousso, Shradha Singh: MARCH 30, 2020 

* Energy Transfer delays FID from late 2020 to early 2021

* Shell relinquishes 50% stake amid spending cuts

* Decision comes after collapse in oil prices 

By Ron Bousso and Shradha Singh

March 30 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc pulled out of a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant under development in Louisiana following the recent crash in oil and natural gas prices that has forced the company to make deep spending cuts.

Energy Transfer LP, which was developing the project with Shell, said it remains focused on the commercial development of Lake Charles and is working toward making an early 2021 final investment decision (FID) to build the plant. read more

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Shell Energy Broadband completely useless

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last few days on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 13 March 2020.

Completely useless

Completely useless
Tried to change my broadband to them and they claimed Virgin would not release my number. Rang Virgin and they confirmed they had not asked. Helpline took ages , were of no help , couldn’t sort the issue , didn’t reply when they said they would and didn’t return a call when they said they would.

They need to stick to what they know i.e. selling petrol.

Bunch of clowns

Completely out of the blue I received a letter from Shell demanding immediate payment of £514.40. If I failed to act they would send the baliffs round. I’ve been a customer of OVO for the last 8 years and I’VE NEVER BEEN A CUSTOMER OF SHELL ENERGY. read more

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Shell Energy,…the most incompetent, bullying and disgusting organisation it has ever been my misfortune to deal with

Extracted from the Facebook Group “Shell Energy (formally First Utility) – the worst customer service ever??” 

The nightmare never ends 😡 copy of email to Shell Energy today:

Firstly I repeat and cannot overstate that your company is undoubtedly the most incompetent, bullying and disgusting organisation it has ever been my misfortune to deal with.

Following the Ombudsman’s decision on February 24th and your letter of the same date, I have been expecting a final itemised invoice within the ten days as promised.

However, today THREE letters have been received as follows:

1/ The first letter dated March 1st states that you have tried to contact me on several occasions, which is a deliberate lie. The letter then threatens collection and recovery action from yourselves. read more

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Negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last 24 hours on Trustpilot

Featured below are extracts from negative customer reviews about Shell Energy posted during the last 24 hours on Trustpilot.  Visit the Shell Energy page on Trustpilot to view all reviews in their entirety, positive and negative (and Shell Energy responses). Watch out for any fake reviews. Note the reoccurring themes in the negative reviews, including difficulty in communicating with the company. This article posted on 27 February 2020.

BEEN VERY DIFFICULT TO SPEAK TO SOME…

BEEN VERY DIFFICULT TO SPEAK TO SOME ONE AT THE COMPANY
TRIED FOR 4 WEEKS EVERY DAY JUST TO GO ROUND IN A CIRCLE

TRIED A NEW APPROACH RANG AT 5PM AND YES GOT THROUGH TO A HUMAN CALLED RACHAEL RICHARDS
WELL WANT A BREATH OF FRESH AIR
1. POLITE LADY
2. LISTENED TO MY PROBLEM
3. SORTED IT ALL OUT
4. Thought i was going to have to go back to drinking after 5 months alchol free

But know back to good old customer service friendly chatty and helpfull plus resolved

cant thank her enough Gary
free read more

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Todays standout Shell Energy review on Trustpilot

Worst company!

This company is employees liars and greedy people. They lie to get commission and trick people into going for expensive tariff.
SAVE your TIME and GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!!
They do not care about the elderly, the single parents or any vulnerable customers.
Speaking to them on the phone is a nightmare.
Nothing they say is consistent across the business. It’s actually RIDICULOUS! These guys will go bust and crumble very soon.
They work with ACN who lie elderly to joining them in the most EXPENSIVE TARIFF and also tariff that have and home bundle are SCAM! They claim you get a free goody but if you look at your tariff rate. ITS RIDICULOUSLY HIGH! You pay for the item via Standing charges and unit rates. GREEDY! read more

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