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ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 2005

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 2005 AFX Europe (Focus): Royal Dutch Shell proposes to pay minority shareholders 52.21 eur/shr: “Royal Dutch Shell also said eligible UK resident shareholders can receive loan notes exchangeable into Royal Dutch Shell ‘A’ shares.”: Tuesday October 31, 2005: READ Grampian TV (Scotland): Shell admits failures led to the deaths […]

From our Shell News Archive for Tuesday 31 October 2005

From our Shell News Archive for Tuesday 31 October 2005 AFX Europe (Focus): Royal Dutch Shell proposes to pay minority shareholders 52.21 eur/shr: “Royal Dutch Shell also said eligible UK resident shareholders can receive loan notes exchangeable into Royal Dutch Shell ‘A’ shares.”: Tuesday October 31, 2005: READ Grampian TV (Scotland): Shell admits failures led […]

From our Shell News Archive 30 October 2005

From our Shell News Archive 30 October 2005 Irish Times: Cassells to be mediator in Corrib gas dispute: “Shell is still pursuing a permanent injunction against opponents of the onshore pipeline.”: Monday October 31, 2005 Gulf Times: Irish villagers risking prison to protest Shell gas pipeline: “The Corrib gas reservoir, discovered in 1996, contains an […]

Shell news 29 October 2005

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Backlash Spreads As Profits Surge At Oil Companies: “Exxon, Shell Net $19 Billion, Fueling Calls for Profit Tax, Efforts to Boost Stockpiles”: “If there are those who abuse the free enterprise system to advantage themselves and their businesses at the expense of all Americans, they ought to be exposed, and they […]

Shell’s performance beats expectations

Financial Times: Shell’s performance beats expectations “Shell has been reviewing its leading projects since the cost of its Sakhalin 2 project in Russia doubled to $20bn earlier this year. The enthusiasm of some analysts was tempered by their expectation that its capital expenditure budget would have to rise when it is announced in December.” Friday […]

Green groups call for windfall tax as Shell reports record earnings

The Independent: Green groups call for windfall tax as Shell reports record earnings “Shell’s fortunes this year, on the back of soaring oil prices, are in marked contrast to last year when it was embroiled in a reserves reporting scandal that plunged into one of the worst periods in its long history. The scandal cost […]

Shell rakes in £1.5m per hour

Channel 4 News: Shell rakes in £1.5m per hour Thurs 27 October 2005 Last Modified: 27 Oct 2005 Source: ITN Oil giant Shell is making profits of around £1.5 million an hour, results have revealed. The company has nearly bettered its record 2004 haul in the space of just nine months. Surging oil prices helped […]

Shell’s Dutch workers threaten to strike over pensions

Forbes/AFX News Limited: Shell’s Dutch workers threaten to strike over pensions “Workers of the Royal Dutch Shell PLC in the Netherlands have threatened to strike over planned changes in the group’s pension scheme.”: “Industry followers are worried that the strike, should it proceed, will shut Shell’s major facilities, including the 416,000-barrel-per-day Pernis refinery, the Groningen […]

Shell’s Dutch pension talks reach impasse

Investment & Pensions Europe: Shell’s Dutch pension talks reach impasse “The main sticking point is the fact that Shell has changed the pension age from 60 to 65, while all employees will have to start paying part of the pension premiums.” Wednesday 26 October 2005 IPE.com 26/Oct/05: NETHERLANDS – The year long negotiations between Shell […]

Irish Independent: Rossport 5 must wait to learn fate

Irish Independent: Rossport 5 must wait to learn fate “The Mayo men have already served 94 days in jail for refusing to obey a High Court order not to interfere with construction of the Corrib gas pipeline.” Wednesday Oct 26, 2005 THE Rossport Five must wait another two weeks to see if the High Court […]

Shanghai Daily news: Efforts made to reduce pollution

Shanghai Daily news: Efforts made to reduce pollution “The city of Shanghai and Shell International Gas International Ltd will cooperate to develop clean energy and reduce air pollution by 2010 for the World Expo.” Wednesday 26 October 2005 www.chinaview.cn 2005-10-26 09:36:34 BEIJING, Oct. 26 — The city of Shanghai and Shell International Gas International Ltd […]

Irish Villagers Say Shell Pipeline Is Health Hazard, Risk Jail

Bloomberg: Irish Villagers Say Shell Pipeline Is Health Hazard, Risk Jail “Shell, which said in 2002 it expected to bring gas onshore within two years, now can’t say when it expects to begin tapping the field.” Tuesday 25 October 2005 Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) — Willie Corduff, a farmer from Rossport in western Ireland, spent 94 […]

Irish Times: Dempsey accused of Corrib ‘ploy’

Irish Times: Dempsey accused of Corrib ‘ploy’ “Three weeks after their release from jail, the men told a press conference in Castlebar, Co Mayo, yesterday that neither Noel Dempsey nor his officials had made any contact with them in relation to proposed mediation.”: “Shell is still seeking a permanent injunction against opposing landowners.” Tuesday October […]

Honesty, integrity, and respect for people are core values in Shell

From our October 2005 Shell News Archive The Way Ahead: Interview: Jeroen van der Veer: CEO, Royal Dutch Shell: “Honesty, integrity, and respect for people are core values in Shell.” Posted Monday 24 October 2005 Jeroen van der Veer is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Royal Dutch Shell, which operates in more than 140 countries […]