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JANUARY 2004 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS

JANUARY 2004 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS Wednesday, January 7, 2004  Canada.com: 90 days to file Shell gas claims: “vehicle engine was damaged by a bad additive in Shell Gasoline 2 years ago”: “Shell Bronze gas contained an additive that was clogging up fuel systems” Friday, January 9, 2004  BBC News: Shell shares dive as reserves […]

Shell News Saturday 31 January, 2004

Shell News Saturday 31 January, 2004  Houston Chronicle: Tough day awaiting Shell chief

Shell News Thursday 29 January, 2004

Shell News Thursday 29 January, 2004 The Economist: This time sorry may not be enough  Houston Chronicle: Shell chairman says he won’t quit Evening Standard: Shell’s hard case  CBS MarketWatch: Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company and the Shell Transport and Trading Company, PLC

Shell News Tuesday 27 January, 2004

Shell News Tuesday 27 January, 2004  The Daily Telegraph: US class action cites Shell chief The Scotsman Shell hit with US lawsuit for ‘rule breaking’ BBC News: Shell facing $1bn US lawsuit Times Online: American class action lawyers take on Shell Financial Times: US lawsuit puts more pressure on Shell chief The Guardian: Shell hit […]

Shell News Monday 26 January, 2004

Shell News Monday 26 January, 2004  Milberg Weiss Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Royal Dutch Petroleum Company 

Shell News Sunday 25 January, 2004

Shell News Sunday 25 January, 2004  The Sunday Times: Shell needs much more than a PR offensive

Shell News Friday 23 January, 2004

Shell News Friday 23 January, 2004  Daily Mail: Rebels demand shake-up at Shell

Daily Mail: Rebels demand shake-up at Shell

By Brian O’Connor, 23 January 2004  DISSIDENT Shell investors are seeking a shake-up in the complex structure of the board and its committees. One result may be that an outside chairman is appointed when Sir Philip Watts steps down.  This would be a revolution for Shell, but big investors are in a revolutionary mood.   Though […]

Daily Mail: Rumours of Watts departure lifts Shell

By Geoff Foster 22 January 2004 RUMOURS were rife that Sir Philip Watts might make a sudden departure. The chairman of Shell has never been everyone’s cup of tea. He further blotted his copybook by failing to turn up to answer analysts’ and investors’ questions about the oil giant’s shock admission that it has cut […]

Reuters: Shell boss drops out of Davos economic forum

Thu 22 January, 2004 10:29 DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Royal Dutch/Shell boss Phil Watts, facing shareholder wrath after the company’s downgrade of its oil and gas reserves, has cancelled an appearance at the World Economic Forum. “He’s not coming,” said a Shell spokesman in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Thursday. “You will understand […]

New York Times: Shell Lowers Estimate, and Investors Ask Why

By HEATHER TIMMONS January 22, 2004 LONDON, Jan. 21 – Shell’s surprise cut in its reserve estimate this month may be a sign that the uniquely structured company needs to reconfigure itself, some investors and analysts are saying. Attention has been focused on Sir Philip B. Watts, who led the unit in question before becoming […]