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Shell symmetry

Financial Times: Shell symmetry Thursday 30 June 2005 By Clay Harris Next only to chairman Lord Oxburgh, Peter Voser, Shell’s chief financial officer, deftly carried much of the burden at Tuesday’s marathon session that approved the unification of its Dutch and UK arms. His brief ranged far beyond financial matters, reflecting his operational experience not […]

Enjoy a free trip and get to ask Shell a question: By Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

Financial Times: Enjoy a free trip and get to ask Shell a question: By Sir Mark Moody-Stuart Thursday 30 June 2005 From Sir Mark Moody-Stuart. Sir, Attending my last annual meeting of Shell as a director, I was interested to note that almost half of the 20 or so questions asked came from individuals from […]

Irish Times: Statement: Shell E&P Ireland Limited

Irish Times: Statement: Shell E&P Ireland Limited Thursday Jun 30, 2005 “While the developments are most unfortunate, Shell E & P Ireland Limited has undertaken numerous efforts to meet with and reach agreement with this small number of landowners for access arrangements, however, the landowners in question have been unwilling to meet with us. “The […]

Business World: Five Mayo men jailed over Shell pipeline

Business World: Five Mayo men jailed over Shell pipeline Thursday, June 30 (BizWorld) Five local residents from north Mayo have been jailed by the High Court for obstructing the construction of a gas pipeline in the area. The men were judged to have breached court orders barring them from impeding the construction of the pipeline […]

Irish Independent: Shell-shocked five jailed for obstructing new gas pipeline

Irish Independent: Shell-shocked five jailed for obstructing new gas pipeline “FIVE men were jailed indefinitely yesterday…” Thursday Jun 30, 2005 FIVE men were jailed indefinitely yesterday when they refused to stop breaching a court order restraining the obstruction of works for construction of the Corrib gas pipeline through some of their lands at Rossport, Co […]

No Criminal Charges for Shell over Oil Reserves

The Scotsman: No Criminal Charges for Shell over Oil Reserves “The prosecutor also cited the fine by the SEC for violations of reporting, record-keeping and anti-trust rules.”: “Any further penalties “would likely have a severe and unintended disproportionate economic impact upon thousands of innocent Shell employees,” Mr Kelley said.” Thursday 30 June 2005 By David […]

Shell Won’t Face Criminal Charges In Reserves Probe

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Shell Won’t Face Criminal Charges In Reserves Probe Thursday 30 June 2005 By KARA SCANNELL Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL June 30, 2005; Page B2 Federal prosecutors said they won’t criminally charge Royal Dutch/Shell Group in a probe of its overstatement of energy reserves, citing the oil titan’s cooperation. […]

THE NEW YORK TIMES: U.S. Won’t Prosecute Shell Over Reserves

THE NEW YORK TIMES: U.S. Won’t Prosecute Shell Over Reserves Thursday 30 June 2005 By BLOOMBERG NEWS Published: June 30, 2005 The Royal Dutch/Shell Group, Europe’s second-largest oil company, will not be prosecuted for overstating its oil and gas reserves, a United States attorney in New York said yesterday. The Royal Dutch Petroleum Company and […]

Royal Dutch/Shell will not be prosecuted for overstatement

Financial Times: Royal Dutch/Shell will not be prosecuted for overstatement “Shell self-reported the material mis-statements of its proved oil and gas reserves to the public,” US Attorney David Kelley said, in explaining the decision to go easy on the company.: Thursday 30 June 2005 By Sheila McNulty in Houston Royal Dutch/Shell will not be prosecuted […]

Shell evades US prosecution for overstatement

Financial Times: Shell evades US prosecution for overstatement Thursday 30 June 2005 By Sheila McNulty in Houston The US government said on Wednesday that it would not prosecute Royal Dutch/Shell for overstating its proved oil and gas reserves for 2002 and prior years by about 23 per cent. The decision eases fears that Shell, which […]

Ireland Online: Taoiseach admits Shell protestors jailing ‘regrettable’

Ireland Online: Taoiseach admits Shell protestors jailing ‘regrettable’ Thursday 30 June 2005 The jailing of five Co Mayo men for blocking work on a Shell gas pipeline is regrettable, but the court’s decision must be respected, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said today. Mr Ahern added an independent report on the safety of the project, commissioned by […]

BBC NEWS: Shell escapes charges on reserves

BBC NEWS: Shell escapes charges on reserves “US prosecutors have decided not to take Royal Dutch Shell to court for overstating its oil reserves by 4.47 billion barrels, the company has said.” Thursday 30 June 2005 US prosecutors have decided not to take Royal Dutch Shell to court for overstating its oil reserves by 4.47 […]

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 2005

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 2005 Wednesday, 1 June 2005 The Independent (UK): Shell opens talks about a return to Nigeria’s troubled Ogoni region: “More than 12 years since it fled the Nigerian region of Ogoni in fear at the growing violence towards its operations from the local population, oil giant Shell has […]

The Guardian: Shell escapes charges over reserves reporting

The Guardian (UK): Shell escapes charges over reserves reporting Mark Tran Thursday June 30, 2005 Shell escaped criminal charges in the US today after a federal prosecutor decided that bringing the Anglo-Dutch oil giant to court over last year’s reserves scandal would not be in the public interest. US lawyer David Kelley said yesterday that […]