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NOVEMBER 2004 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS

NOVEMBER 2004 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS (Click on a headline to access that story) Monday 1 November, 2004 Compliance Reporter: Royal Dutch/Shell Merger Plan Called ‘Inadequate’: ““It is a timid, inadequate step forward,” said attorney William Lerach, who in June sued executives and board members of the firms, demanding that they be held accountable for […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday 30 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Tuesday 30 November, 2004 THE NEW YORK TIMES: Under All That Ice, Maybe Oil: “The ice-cloaked Arctic Ocean was once apparently a warm, biologically brewing basin so rich in sinking organic material that some scientists examining fresh evidence pulled from a submerged ridge near the North Pole say the seabed may now […]

Shell News Archive Monday 29 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Monday 29 November, 2004 TimesOnline (UK): The wages of greed: Robert Winnett and Stephen Grey reveal how the UN betrayed the poor of Iraq in what is being called the greatest financial scandal ever: “…throughout the oil trade, at the top of international corporations and foreign ministries, everybody knew.”: “His Swiss company […]

Shell News Archive Sunday 28 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Sunday 28 November, 2004 AFX Europe (Focus): Russia’s Gazprom likely to join Sakhalin 2 gas/oil project – report: “Sakhalin Energy, a company based in Yzhno-Sakhalinsk, is promoting the project and is owned 55 pct by Royal Dutch/Shell Group, 25 pct by Mitsui & Co and 20 pct by Mitsubishi Corp.“ (ShellNews.net) 28 […]

Shell News Archive Saturday 27 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Saturday 27 November, 2004 Daily Telegraph: Barrel count delays Shell’s annual report: “Shell, the energy giant struggling to restore its credibility after its reserves debacle, has been forced to delay the publication of its 2004 annual reports because of lingering uncertainty over how much “proven” barrels of oil and gas it has […]

Shell News Archive Friday 26 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Friday 26 November, 2004 Business Day (Nigeria): Shell in Nigeria denies Ogoniland claims: “Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell on Friday denied charges by a minority rights group that it was attempting to “forcefully” return to oil-rich Ogoniland to resume operations, more than 11 years after bloody unrest forced it to suspend work there.” […]

Shell News Archive Thursday 25 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Thursday 25 November, 2004 London Evening Standard: BP sells stake in ‘scandal’ gas field: “OIL giant BP has sold its share in a controversial Norwegian gas field, thrown into the spotlight by the reserves scandal at rival Shell, for $1.2bn (£645m.” (ShellNews.net) Posted 25 Nov 04 Yahoo! News: Shell hands over 12 […]

Shell News Archive Wednesday 24 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Wednesday 24 November, 2004 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Nigerian Police Tear Gas Shell Office Demonstrators: “Nigerian police fired tear gas at a crowd of several hundred people protesting outside the offices of Royal Dutch/Shell Group (RD, SC) in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta, activists said Wednesday.”: “Shell has denied any immediate plans to […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday 23 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Tuesday 23 November, 2004 Tuesday 23 November, 2004 Asia Times: Shell plans to source LNG for sale in India: “Royal Dutch/Shell is planning to source liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Oman, Qatar, Malaysia and Australia for sale in India from the first quarter of 2005. (ShellNews.net) 23 Nov 04 Financial Times: New […]

Shell News Archive Monday 22 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Monday 22 November, 2004 THE LAWYER: Shell fills up on international law firms: “Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie, Clifford Chance, Denton Wilde Sapte and Simmons & Simmons have all won places on the oil giant’s selection of international firms. Shell’s UK general counsel Richard Wiseman told The Lawyer: “Others have not […]

From our Shell News Archive Sunday 21 November, 2004

From our Shell News Archive Sunday 21 November, 2004 THE BUSINESS (EU): Shell’s sale plans hit resistance: “ROYAL Dutch/Shell’s plan to sell $12bn (£6.5bn, €9.4bn) of assets to fund its recovery is stumbling in the face of opposition from local managers, according to a consultant working with the company.”: The source said: “There are big […]

Shell News Archive Saturday 20 November, 2004

From our Shell News Archive Saturday 20 November, 2004 Yahoo! News: Shell Canada not ruling out accessing Alaskan gas through Mackenzie line: “Shell Canada still believes that a $7-billion plan to build a natural gas pipeline down the Mackenzie Delta in the Northwest Territories could eventually be used to access much larger deposits of gas […]

Shell News Archive Friday 19 November, 2004

Shell News Archive Friday 19 November, 2004 Yahoo!: Shell says considering developing gas field in north China with PetroChina (ShellNews.net) 19 Nov 04 Canadian Press: Shell Canada boosts capital spending by 60%, spreads cash across country: “CALGARY – Shell Canada plans to raise its capital spending next year by more than 60 per cent to […]

Shell News Archive Thursday 18 November, 2004

From our Shell News Archive Thursday 18 November, 2004 Daily Telegraph (UK): Fifty lessons: when a good decision goes bad: “David Varney chairman of HM Revenue and Customs”: “I was a managing director of Shell UK and was part of the board that made the decision to dump the oil platform Brent Spar in the […]