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Posts from ‘September, 2005’

The Age (Australia): Oil spill, plume cost Shell $10,000

The Age (Australia): Oil spill, plume cost Shell $10,000 “SHELL Australia has been fined $10,000 after an Environment Protection Authority investigation of two incidents at the oil giant’s Geelong refinery. The EPA said yesterday two $5000 penalty notices had been issued against Shell for breaches of its licence.” Friday September 30, 2005 By Ewin Hannan […]

Shell, Todd To Battle In Court Over Gas Field

Dow Jones Newswires: Shell, Todd To Battle In Court Over Gas Field “WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–Energy heavyweight Royal Dutch Shell Group’s (RD) New Zealand unit, and privately owned Todd Petroleum Mining are set to square off in court next week over who operates the Pohokura gas field…”: Friday September 30, 2005 WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–Energy heavyweight Royal […]

Houston Shell Stations Open, Conservation Still Important

RNewswire: Houston Shell Stations Open, Conservation Still Important “Shell Oil Products US and Motiva Enterprises LLC are pleased to report that all 400 Shell stations in Houston and the surrounding areas are open and have been refueled in record time thanks to valiant efforts by the companies’ tanker drivers, retailers, wholesalers and employees.” Posted Friday […]

Cooperation Between Shell and Aramco to Develop Refinery in Texas

Red Nova: Cooperation Between Shell and Aramco to Develop Refinery in Texas “…Saudi Arabia and the Shell Oil Company intend to increase to 600,000 barrels the daily oil refining capacity of their Port Arthur Refinery in the American state of Texas at a cost of $3.2 billion.” Posted Friday 30 September 2005 A-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper […]

Shell upset over lack of warning before detonation of bomb

New Straights Times (Malaysia): Shell upset over lack of warning before detonation of bomb “Shell Malaysia chairman Datuk Jon Chadwick, in a circular to its staff, said he was obliged to take up the matter with the police.”: “I ask for your understanding on this matter. It needs a comprehensive, non-defensive investigation — and I […]

Déjà VNU

Financial Times: Déjà VNU “Having backed down to the demands of disgruntled shareholders at Royal Dutch Shell, Aad Jacobs, the oil company’s non-executive chairman, is expending energy on smoothing problems at another of his charges: VNU.”: “Among those questioning the timing and rationale of one of the largest acquisitions attempted by a Dutch company is […]

Irish Times: Dempsey calls for end to Corrib dispute

Irish Times: Dempsey calls for end to Corrib dispute “It is understood that legal teams for Shell and the five men were in contact last night with a view to a court hearing today which may result in the injunction being dropped.” Friday September 30, 2005 Lorna Siggins, Marine Correspondent Minister for the Marine Noel […]

Venezuela tax office threatens to halt Shell ops over 130 mln usd tax – report

AFX Europe (Focus): Venezuela tax office threatens to halt Shell ops over 130 mln usd tax – report “Venezuela’s Seniat tax office has threatened to halt production at Royal Dutch Shell…”: “The Seniat previously ordered the temporary suspension of Royal Dutch Shell’s administrative activities in the country over VAT irregularities and requested from a local […]

Stanford Law School: Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (Shell)

Stanford Law School: Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (Shell) According to a press release dated September 2, 2005, Shell is to pay out $9.2 million and has agreed to make changes to its corporate governance in order to settle four lawsuits brought against it by disgruntled shareholders. However, the agreement is likely to be just the […]

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 2005

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 2005 Stanford Law School: Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (Shell): According to a press release dated September 2, 2005, Shell is to pay out $9.2 million and has agreed to make changes to its corporate governance in order to settle four lawsuits brought against it by disgruntled shareholders. However, the […]

Shell CEO says no Gazprom asset swap delay, seen finalized 2006

FROM OUR SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE SEPT 2005 MarketWatch: Shell CEO says no Gazprom asset swap delay, seen finalized 2006 “In July, Shell announced a preliminary swap deal with Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant up to 25% in the Sakhalin II project in exchange for a 50% interest in its massive Zapolyarnoye-Neocomian gas […]

Shell says considering ‘new realities’ of refining

Reuters: Shell says considering ‘new realities’ of refining “Chief Executive Jeroen van der Veer told Reuters in an interview that new refineries needed to be built. De-bottlenecking and brownfields will not be enough,” he said…”: “If you start to tax away all the upside in the oil price, then we have less money to invest.” […]

Shell Exec: Oil Prices Linked to Capacity Boost

The New York Times: Exec: Oil Prices Linked to Capacity Boost   Higher oil prices and increased profits will give oil companies the incentive and leverage to make billions of dollars in new investments to expand refining and production, Royal Dutch Shell’s chief executive said Thursday.” By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 29, 2005 Filed […]

Royal Dutch Shell is set to name Burson-Marsteller as its corporate PR adviser

Financial Times: Set for Shell sell: “Royal Dutch Shell is set to name Burson-Marsteller as its corporate PR adviser.” By Clay Harris Published: September 29 2005 Royal Dutch Shell is set to name Burson-Marsteller as its corporate PR adviser. Global product PR will be handled by Edelman.