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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 […]

Shell News Monday, 17 January 2005

Shell News Monday, 17 January 2005 Houston Chronicle: Shell Oil awaits a new leader: U.S. chairman will seek to rebuild company’s image: “As part of the Royal Dutch-Shell Group of Companies’ continued management shuffle, it is installing a new U.S. country chairman, John Hofmeister…”: “widely credited with hiring Judy Boynton, the former chief financial officer […]

Shell News Sunday, 16 January 2005

Shell News Sunday, 16 January 2005 THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY (UK): Shell chief’s warning over nuclear waste: “Britain will not have learnt the lesson of the Indian Ocean tsunami if the Government continues to drag its feet over nuclear waste storage policy, Shell’s chairman has warned.” (ShellNews.net) 16 Jan 05 Angola Press (Africa): Shell reopens […]

Shell News Saturday, 15 January 2005

Shell News Saturday, 15 January 2005 FINANCIAL TIMES: Shell and BP win contracts in Iraq: “Shell, the Anglo-Dutch energy group, has been invited to take part in a project to work out how more oil can be extracted from the Kirkuk field in northern Iraq, which has been in operation since 1927.” (ShellNews.net) 15 Jan […]

Shell News Friday, 14 January 2005

Shell News Friday, 14 January 2005 Yahoo! News: Shell Hopes to Restart Platform Production: “Hundreds of men, women and children stormed oil platforms to demand a greater share of oil wealth in the protests…” (ShellNews.net) 14 Jan 05 aljazeera.net: Shell reopens oil stations in Nigeria: “The Anglo-Dutch energy group Shell has reopened all its oil […]

Shell News Thursday, 13 January 2005

Shell News Thursday, 13 January 2005 ShellNews.net: EMAIL CIRCULATED TO UK Members of Parliament: Subject: An anomaly in civil law could impact on one of your constituents: “The Judge made the point in his “Judges Comments” that my son could not withdraw his action against Shell without leave of the court. Mr Justice Laddie apparently […]

Shell News Wednesday, 12 January 2005

Shell News Wednesday, 12 January 2005 Yahoo! News: Shell declines comment on Repsol bid report: “The Royal Dutch/Shell Group declined to comment on a newspaper report claiming it is considering a bid for Spanish oil giant Repsol YPF” (ShellNews.net) 12 Jan 05 The Guardian (UK): Cairn gushes after gas find in India: “The latest success […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday, 11 January 2005

Shell News Archive Tuesday, 11 January 2005 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Energy-Price Volatility Returns Due to Output Outages, Weather: “strong winds last week damaged a structure used by Royal Dutch/Shell Group to load tankers at the Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea. Shell shut down the field’s 140,000-barrel-a-day output Friday after bad weather kept it […]

Shell News Archive Monday, 10 January 2005

Shell News Archive Monday, 10 January 2005 chinaview.cn: Jilin province partners with Shell to exploit oil shale: “Northeast China’s Jilin Province will partner with Shell Exploration Company B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch/Shell Group, to exploit oil shale…”: “China is estimated to have the fourth largest oil shale deposits in the world at 31.57 billion […]

Shell News Archive Sunday, 9 January 2005

Shell News Archive Sunday, 9 January 2005 The Observer: Why you need to be sure about Shell: “This year, the oil company Royal Dutch Shell will become a completely British company, incorporated here, rather than a dual-listed operation split 60-40 between the Netherlands and Britain.” (ShellNews.net) 9 Jan 05 THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK): UK firms […]

Shell News Archive Saturday, 8 January 2005

Shell News Archive Saturday, 8 January 2005 THE NEW YORK TIMES: Oil Holds Strong as OPEC Promises Defense: “Royal Dutch Shell, meanwhile, has restored 42,000 bpd of oil production after ending a community dispute in the troubled Niger Delta that had shut in 100,000 bpd for a month.” (ShellNews.net) Posted 8 Jan 05 DAILY TELEGRAPH […]

Shell News Archive Friday, 7 January 2005

Shell News Archive Friday, 7 January 2005 DAILY MAIL (UK): One year on and Shell is struggling towards a sea change: “Twelve months after the crisis began to unfold, Shell is at a crossroads. It has begun to take steps to rehabilitate itself with investors, but the jury is still out on whether it can […]

Shell News Archive Thursday, 6 January 2005

Shell News Archive Thursday, 6 January 2005 ShellNews.net: LETTER DATED 6 JAN 05 FROM ALFRED DONOVAN TO UK PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR, ENTITLED: “A TRAVESTY OF HIGH COURT JUSTICE – THE DARK SIDE OF SHELL” 6 JAN 05 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Shell Says Makes Potential Gas Find In Norwegian Sea: “Royal Dutch/Shell (RD) has […]

Shell News Archive Wednesday, 5 January 2005

Shell News Archive Wednesday, 5 January 2005 The Guardian (UK): Shell pulls ad after performance doubts: “Oil giant Shell has been forced to drop a TV commercial extolling the virtues of its latest unleaded fuel after media regulators labelled it misleading. Ofcom upheld a complaint that the claimed performance benefits of the fuel could not […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday, 4 January 2005

Shell News Archive Tuesday, 4 January 2005 newkerala.com (India): Shell chips in with funds for Tsunami relief: Two million dollars will be donated locally and distributed through the local companies in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Malaysia to Tsunami relief funds.”: “An additional one million dollar is being raised through local Shell schemes.” (ShellNews.net) […]

Shell News Archive Monday, 3 January 2005

Shell News Archive Monday, 3 January 2005 ameinfo.com (United Arab Emirates): Shell, government representatives and NGOS map out potential social responsibility partnerships for 2005: In an unprecedented move, representatives of UAE governments, major NGOs and energy giant Shell have agreed to work towards ways of creating tripartite partnerships in sustainable development initiatives. (ShellNews.net) Posted 3 […]

Shell News Archive Sunday, 2 January 2005

Shell News Archive Sunday, 2 January 2005 THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH (UK): Oil giants resume Libyan adventure: “Doing business in Libya is like ‘kissing a porcupine': “It is expected to face fierce competition from rivals. Royal Dutch/Shell, which signed a landmark agreement with Libya in March, is one. The Anglo-Dutch oil major desperately needs to boost […]

Shell News Archive Saturday, 1 January 2005

Shell News Archive 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, Microsoft, General Motors […]