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MAY 2005 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES

MAY 2005 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES Sunday, 1 May 2005 ExpressIndia.com: Iran says expects to win bid to buy Basell: “Iran said it was better-placed to buy polymer joint venture Basell than its Indian rivals and expects to be the final winner in the sale process…”(ShellNews.net) 1 May 05 Monday, 2 May 2005 THE […]

Lloyds List: Liquid gold Qatar leads the way with huge export projects

Lloyds List: Liquid gold Qatar leads the way with huge export projects 31 May 2005   ‘THERE is Qatar and there is everyone else,’ is now a common statement in the LNG industry.   And no wonder. Qatar and its oil major partners are raising the industry benchmark with their huge projects to export gas […]

Lloyds List: Two newbuilds boosts Shell’s fleet to 20

Lloyds List: Two newbuilds boosts Shell’s fleet to 20  May 31, 2005   SHELL Trading has taken two new ships into its managed fleet and has a third on its way, consisting of a small product carrier and two aframax size tankers, writes Martyn Wingrove .   Shell International Trading and Shipping Co has taken […]

Shell India wins Golden Peacock Award

India Infoline.com (India): Shell India wins Golden Peacock Award  31 May 2005   Shell India announced on Monday that it has been declared a winner of the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award 2005′ by the World Environment Foundation (WEF). The award recognizes the innovative environmental features and technologies deployed at Shell fuel retail stations, including […]

Flying J and Shell Canada open first co-branded travel plaza in Alberta

Flying J and Shell Canada open first co-branded travel plaza in Alberta CALGARY, May 30 /CNW/ – Flying J Inc, a privately held U.S. corporation based in Ogden, Utah, and Shell Canada Limited, an integrated oil and gas company based in Calgary, Alberta announced today that they are opening their first co-branded travel plaza in […]

Shell Stations Cater to Entertainment

Convenience Store News: Shell Stations Cater to Entertainment-Starved Customers  31 May 2005  LOS ANGELES — Select Shell Oil stations in the Los Angeles area will debut the VST Media Network, offering news, sports and entertainment to drivers while they fill their tanks. VST partnered with two independent Los Angeles-based Shell dealers: Pacific Fuels and C.A.R. […]

Lloyds List: Many new producers preparing ground to get in on the act

Lloyds List: Many new producers preparing ground to get in on the act 31 May 2005   WITH so much excitement surrounding the LNG industry, it is easy to overlook the fact that the two nations with the world’s largest gas reserves, Russia and Iran, have yet to export a cargo by ship between them. […]

Shell accused over tax on UK investors

THE TIMES (UK): Shell accused over tax on UK investors May 31, 2005  By Gary Duncan  SHELL yesterday faced accusations of unfairly inflicting heavy bills for capital gains tax on some British investors who hold shares in the Dutch arm of the oil giant. Under Shell’s impending restructuring, shareholders in the British and Dutch arms […]

Call for Shell to alter its plan to unify

FINANCIAL TIMES: Call for Shell to alter its plan to unify 31 May 2005   By Clay Harris   Royal Dutch/Shell should modify its unification proposals to minimise the potential tax burden on a relatively small group of individual shareholders in the UK, an investment industry leader said yesterday.   Under the scheme due to […]

Shell to Start Talks With Nigeria, Ogoni Activists

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Shell to Start Talks With Nigeria, Ogoni Activists By SHAI OSTER DOW JONES NEWSWIRES May 31, 2005; Page A7   LONDON — Royal Dutch/Shell Group will start reconciliation talks with the Nigerian government and representatives from Ogoniland that could lead to its return to Nigeria’s oil-rich region and could help resolve […]

Huge tax bills for Royal Dutch investors from Shell merger

Daily Telegraph: Huge tax bills for Royal Dutch investors from Shell merger    By Paul Farrow (Filed: 31/05/2005)   Hundreds of British shareholders in Royal Dutch Petroleum face huge capital gains tax bills when it merges with Shell Transport & Trading.   Last week, the oil giant announced the timetable for this deal. If, as […]

Chevron bringing back Texaco brand, symbol

Amarillo.com: Rising Star: Chevron bringing back Texaco brand, symbol Posted 30 May 2005 By James F. Peltz Los Angeles Times Michael Lemmons / michael.lemmons@amarillo.com SAN RAMON, Calif. – Odd as it sounds, the U.S. arm of Chevron is getting back into the business of Texaco.   The Texaco brand of gasoline had withered in the […]

Shell ponders stake in Panuke

The Chronicle Herald (Canada): Shell ponders stake in Panuke 30 May 2005   Petroleum giant may be ready to expand its N.S. holdings   By JUDY MYRDEN / Business Reporter   There is speculation that one of Nova Scotia’s oldest players in the offshore has its eyes on the Deep Panuke natural gas discovery.   […]

Irish Times: Mayo TDs call for Shell to build offshore terminal

Irish Times: Mayo TDs call for Shell to build offshore terminal 30 May 2005   Lorna Siggins, Marine Correspondent   Two Mayo TDs have called on the Government to insist that Shell E&P Ireland build a shallow water offshore terminal for the €900 million Corrib gas field on safety grounds.   Fine Gael TD Michael […]