We invite applications for fully sponsored PhDs in The Netherlands followed by an employment offer with Shell in Bengaluru. Rising global energy demand and difficult-to-access oil and gas, coupled with environmental and social issues form the crux of the energy challenge. Energy production in the future needs to become ‘smarter’ and more efficient, with a smaller environmental footprint. Computational research is increasingly used to deliver such innovative technology solutions. Shell is setting up the Computational Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, India to foster cutting-edge Computational R&D. Further, Shell has also teamed up with universities in The Netherlands to define a broad programme in Computational Sciences in various disciplines of science and engineering.