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JANUARY 2005 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES

JANUARY 2005 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES Saturday, 1 January 2005 The Guardian (UK): Letters: Humanity wins out: “It’s a wonderful testament to the human spirit to see the millions that the public are donating. It’s also good to see that governments are doing their bit. But how much are corporations donating? Companies such as […]

Shell News Monday, 31 January 2005

Shell News Monday, 31 January 2005 ChannelNewsAsia: Shell, Caltex Masters tournament raise funds for tsunami victims: “Petrol company Shell has raised more than S$718,000 in donations for the Singapore Red Cross to help tsunami victims. The money was raised from a 5-cent donation from every litre of petrol and diesel it sold for a week. […]

Shell News Sunday, 30 January 2005

Shell News Sunday, 30 January 2005 Scotland On Sunday: Exxon Mobil to overhaul Ford with largest ever profit at £12.8bn: “Rival Shell will also unveil record profits this week, at $17.6bn. But the City will be focusing on the troubled company’s proven oil reserves – which are expected to be downgraded by a further billion […]

Shell News Saturday 29 January 2005

Shell News Saturday 29 January 2005 The Guardian (UK): We like… … bluer than blue chips: “This year could restore confidence in Shell, as the group’s new structure and management ethics persuade fund managers to buy.” (ShellNews.net) 29 Jan 05 Citywire.co.uk: Shell bid rumours worry: “The FTSE 100 is lower, with talk of a Shell […]

Shell News Thursday 27 January 2005

Shell News Thursday, 27 January 2005 Canadian Press: Shell Canada has best-ever annual profit of $1.29B on sales of $11.29B: “The Canadian subsidiary of the Royal Dutch/Shell group said Thursday that the year’s profit gain was “driven by strong commodity prices and refining margins, and a significant contribution from the Athabasca oilsands project.” (ShellNews.net) 27 […]

Shell News Wednesday, 26 January 2005

Shell News Wednesday, 26 January 2005 FINANCIAL TIMES: Shaken up by heavyweight Shell (ShellNews.net) 26 Jan 05 The Scotsman: Windfall Tax Will Jeopardise Jobs, Warns Shell: “Shell’s UK chairman James Smith was today giving evidence to the House of Commons’ trade and industry select committee which is conducting an inquiry into high gas and electricity […]

Shell News Tuesday, 25 January 2005

Shell News Tuesday, 25 January 2005 The Guardian (UK): BP chief’s remarks enrage Iran: Oil minister lashes out as Lord Browne says country is not fit for investment: “…while US firms such as ExxonMobil and ChevronTexaco have steered clear, other European majors such as Shell and Total have been pushing ahead with projects.” (ShellNews.net) 25 […]

Shell News Monday 24 January 2005

Shell News Monday, 24 January 2005 gateway2russia.com: Sibneft/Shell Global Solutions agreement reached.: “Sibneft and Shell Global Solutions signed an agreement on the launching of the program aimed to provide technical servicing of Omsky Refinery as a part of the long term plan of the plant’s development, Sibneft informed” (ShellNews.net) 24 Jan05 FINANCIAL TIMES: Failure of […]

Shell News Sunday, 23 January 2005

Shell News Sunday, 23 January 2005 THE NEW YORK TIMES: A Peaceful Place, Still Ready to Fight (a Gas Plant): “Broadwater Energy, a partnership formed for the project by TransCanada Corporation of Calgary and Shell U.S. Gas and Power of Houston, an affiliate of the Royal Dutch Shell Group, is proposing to build what could […]

Shell News Saturday, 22 January 2005

Shell News Saturday, 22 January 2005 Irish Independent: Landowners warned in pipeline row: “WARNING letters were delivered yesterday by Shell E&P Ireland to a small number of landowners denying company staff access to lands designated for gas pipeline.”: “The company is now threatening to seek a court injunction.” (ShellNews.net) 22 Jan 05 DAILY TELEGRAPH (UK) […]

Shell News Friday, 21 January 2005

Shell News Friday, 21 January 2005 FINANCIAL TIMES: Companies seek directors’ cover: “…Royal Dutch/ Shell’s overstatement of reserves as well as events at Parmalat were expected to result in claims under directors’ and officers’ policies” (ShellNews.net) 21 Jan 05 CityWire: Morgan prefers Shell to BP: (ShellNews.net) Posted 21 Jan 05  THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Nigeria […]

Shell News Thursday, 20 January 2005

Shell News Thursday, 20 January 2005 DAILY MAIL (UK): City & Finance: Shell to recruit 1,000 engineers: “SHELL is recruiting 1,000 more engineers to beef up the business at the centre of lasts year’s reserves scandal.” (ShellNews.net) Posted 20 Jan 05 FINANCIAL TIMES: BP aims to abandon share option incentives: “…Royal Dutch/ Shell has requested […]

Shell News Wednesday, 19 January 2005

Shell News Wednesday, 19 January 2005 FINANCIAL TIMES: Black gold: “Royal Dutch/Shell’s drive to recruit more than 1,000 engineers in exploration and production (EP), revealed in yesterday’s FT, has an added wrinkle in the US…” (ShellNews.net) 19 Jan 05 FINANCIAL TIMES: Big potential profits outweigh high risks: “The reserves problem is just one of a […]

Shell News Tuesday, 18 January 2005

Shell News Tuesday, 18 January 2005 THE NEW YORK TIMES: Royal Dutch / Shell Seeks New Engineers: “The scandal cost the company almost $150 million in fines imposed by U.S. and British regulators and led to the sacking of three senior executives.” (ShellNews.net) 18 Jan 05 FORBES: Royal Dutch/Shell to Hire 1,000 Engineers: “The scandal […]