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ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES NOVEMBER 2005

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS HEADLINES NOVEMBER 2005  Dow Jones Newswires: Global Gas Demand To Grow By 3% Next Decade – Shell Exec: $16 Trillion Energy Invest Needed From 2001-30 – Shell Exec: Wednesday November 30, 2005: READ   AllAfrica.com: Delta Community Threatens to Shut Shell’s Facilities: “If after three weeks from the date of this […]

Shell News Archive Wednesday 30 November 2005

Shell News Archive Wednesday 30 November 2005 Dow Jones Newswires: Global Gas Demand To Grow By 3% Next Decade – Shell Exec: $16 Trillion Energy Invest Needed From 2001-30 – Shell Exec: Wednesday November 30, 2005: READ read moreLike this:Like Loading…

Shell News Archive Tuesday 29 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Tuesday 29 November, 2005 Ferret.com.au: Emerson awarded major Sakhalin II contracts (with added commentary by a Shell Insider): 29 November 2005: READ   ShellNews.net: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development defers Sakhalin2 decision for one month?: Tuesday 29 November 2005: 07.00am EST: READ   ThisDayOnline (Nigeria): At Last, Bonga Oil Field Begins […]

Shell News Archive Monday 28 November 2005

Shell News Archive Monday 28 November 2005 Forbes/AFX News Limited: Shell starts production at massive new Nigerian field UPDATE: “Development of the Bonga field was hit by long delays and cost overruns, but Shell now hopes to rapidly reach peak capacity and boost the west African country’s total oil production by 10 pct.”: Monday 28 […]

Shell News Archive Sunday 27 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Sunday 27 November, 2005 World Wildlife Fund: Shell fails European Bank’s funding requirements: Sunday 27 November 2005: READ (including downloadable WWF report: “Risky Business – the new Shell”)   Pacific Russia Information (PRI) Group: Sakhalin Oil and Gas News: Week of November 27, 2005: READ   The Observer: WWF attacks Shell over […]

Shell News Archive Saturday 26 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Saturday 26 November, 2005 Financial Times: Banking: Whales hold key to fate of voluntary guidelines: “Top executives at some of the world’s biggest banks have spent a good deal of time recently pondering the fate of 100 grey whales. The whales, which live off Russia’s Pacific coast, are threatened by Shell’s huge […]

Shell News Archive Friday 25 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Friday 25 November, 2005 AFX Europe (Focus): EU clears joint venture between Shell and ERG: Saturday November 25, 2005: READ CNW Group: Queen’s University TEAM Project Empowered by Shell Canada: “Shell Canada today donated $400,000 to power Technology, Engineering and Management (TEAM) at Queen’s University for the next three years.”: Posted Saturday […]

Shell News Archive Thursday 24 November 2005

Shell News Archive Thursday 24 November 2005 The New York Times: Big Oil CEOs Mull Response to Subpoenas: “Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and the U.S. units of BP and Royal Dutch Shell Plc. were subpoenaed.”: Posted Thursday 24 Nov 05: READ Gulf Times (Qatar): Shell calls for innovation: “Shell exploration and production executive vice president […]

Shell News Archive Wednesday 23 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Wednesday 23 November, 2005 Financial Times: The clockwork mind in Shell’s high echelons: “She is also one of the five executive directors of a business that has been through two years of hell, following the huge overstatement of its oil and gas reserves that led to the removal of Sir Philip Watts, […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday 22 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Tuesday 22 November, 2005 RIGZONE: Rumours Point to Growing Expectation of Big Oilpatch Deals in the Offing: “EnCana, Canada’s largest independent energy company, was also rumoured in October to be coveted by global energy giant Royal Dutch Shell Group PLC, despite its market value of more than $45 billion.”: Posted Tuesday 22 […]

Shell News Archive Monday 21 November, 2005

From our Shell News Archive Monday 21 November, 2005 ShellNews.net: Shell Brent field shut down?: Monday 21 November 2005: 10.50am EST: READ Dow Jones Commodities News via Comtex: “A Russian government committee Friday rejected Total SA’s (TOT) financial plan for the Kharyaga oil production project for 2005 and 2006, claiming it had failed to stick […]

Shell News Archive Sunday 20 November, 2005

From our Shell News Archive Sunday 20 November, 2005 Al-Bawaba (Jordan): Shell to start seismic operations in Libya: Sunday 20 November 2005: READ AME Info (United Arab Emirates): Shell introduces innovative technology for water life cycle management in oil fields: Sunday 20 November 2005: READ   BLOOMBERG: Putin to Seek Kurils Solution Through Economic Ties: […]

Shell News Archive Saturday 19 November, 2005

Shell News Archive Saturday 19 November, 2005 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Senate Approves Tax Bill Despite Oil Firms’ Protests: “…lobbyists for companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC, Chevron Corp., Royal Dutch Shell PLC and ConocoPhillips mounted a campaign in opposition.”: Posted Saturday 19 November 2005: READ   The Times: Natural resources: Scottish group’s […]

Shell News Archive Friday 18 November 2005

Shell News Archive Friday 18 November 2005 noticias.info: UK Pledges $30 Million To African Business Fund: “Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Shell Foundation also announced that they would contribute a combined total of $2.5 million over five years…”: Friday 18 November 2005: READ Oil Voice: Shell Canada Announces $2.7 Billion Investment Program For 2006: Friday, […]

SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE 17 NOVEMBER 2005

FROM OUR SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE 17 NOVEMBER 2005 ShellNews.net: Rattled Shell management swamped with bad news, issues threat following President Putin’s Sakhalin2 tirade: Thursday 17 November 2005: 03.00am EDT: READ FOX NEWS: Dems: Oil Execs Lied at Senate Hearing: “Spokesmen for Shell and ExxonMobil reached Wednesday stood by their executives’ statements last week.”: Thursday 17 […]

SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2005

FROM OUR SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2005 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Chief Oil & Gas Eyes Future Sale: “In August, Royal Dutch Shell PLC bought up leases for 25,000 acres, marking the first entry by a so-called supermajor into the field. Shell was rumored to be interested in Chief earlier this year…”: Posted […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday 15 November, 2005

From our Shell News Archive Tuesday 15 November, 2005 ShellNews.net: Royal Dutch Shell fails to deny $26 billion overrun figure on Sakhalin2: Tuesday 15 November 2005: 08.45am ET: READ ShellNews.net: Leaked Shell internal email from Tom Botts, Executive Vice President-Europe, Shell International Exploration & Production: Posted Tuesday 15 November 2005: READ Houston Chronicle: Nigerian court […]

Shell News Archive Monday 14 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive Monday 14 November 2005 Daily Telegraph: Shell urged to help pay investors’ tax bills: “Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool, the former chairman of Shell, has called on the oil and gas giant to compensate British investors left with a multi-million pound tax bill from its restructuring.”: The vast majority of the […]

Shell News Archive Sunday 13 November 2005

Shell News Archive Sunday 13 November 2005 Sunday Business Post (Ireland): Cassells meets Shell and Mayo protesters to seek mediation: Shell mediator Peter Cassells held his first informal meetings with Shell management and action group Shell to Sea last week, The Sunday Business Post has learned.”: Cassells travelled to Mayo last Tuesday evening to meet […]

Shell News Archive Saturday 12 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive Saturday 12 November 2005 BBC NEWS: Technician dies on offshore rig (Shell’s Sole Pit Clipper platform complex): Saturday 12 November 2005: READ The Times: Chequing out: “SHELL has quietly banned cheques from its petrol station forecourts.”: “A company already with a reputation for arrogance and high-handedness, now I come to […]

From our Shell News Archive Friday 11 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive Friday 11 November 2005 Daily Mail: FSA halts probe into ex-Shell boss Watts: An internal FSA committee overruled the watchdog’s enforcement arm and dropped the case.”: Posted Friday 11 November 2005: READ Reuters: NIGERIA: Problems persist in oil-rich delta 10 years after activist’s death: On 10 November 1995, and to […]

Shell News Archive Thursday 10 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive Thursday 10 November 2005 The Guardian (UK) Ousted Shell boss cleared over reserves scandal: “Sir Philip is still facing investigation by the securities and exchange commission, the US financial regulator, into his personal actions in relation to the downgrades, while one major class-action lawsuit against Shell is under way in […]

Shell News Archive Tuesday 9 November, 2005

From our Shell News Archive Tuesday 9 November, 2005 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: THE AFTERNOON REPORT: “Oil executives went to Washington and tried to convince Congress not to siphon off any of their billions in third-quarter profits.”: Wed 9 November 2005: READ Virgin.net: Shell’s ex-chairman escapes censure: “Former Shell chairman Sir Philip Watts has escaped […]

Shell News Archive Monday 8 November, 2005

From Our Shell News Archive Monday 8 November, 2005 The Independent: Business Analysis: Bulging profits make the oil majors an easy tax target for politicians: “The mouth-watering profits made by major oil companies on both sides of the Atlantic are proving an irresistible target for politicians. A special windfall tax on these earnings would neatly […]

Shell News Archive for Monday 7 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive for Monday 7 November 2005 The New York Times: World’s Energy Policy Is Not Sustainable: Monday 7 November 2005: READ RIGZONE: Shell Exploration & Production is Returning to New Orleans: Monday, November 07, 2005: READ Financial Times: Shell’s ‘hands off’ approach pushes up costs: “Shell’s dependence on contractors may help […]

Royal Dutch Shell News 6 November 2005

Royal Dutch Shell News 6 November 2005 Sakhalin Oil and Gas News: ANALYSTS FORESEE INCREASED INVESTMENT IN SAKHALIN-2: Week of November 6, 2005: READ ShellNews.net: Royal Dutch Shell suspends its “Tell Shell” discussion forum indefinitely in response to censorship attack: Sunday 6 November 2005: 04.30am EDT: READ The Observer: In the name of my father: […]

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2005

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NEWS SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2005 Daily Telegraph: Resistance pays off for Shell rebels: “Rebel Shell shareholders who refused to accept the terms of the the oil company’s restructuring, because it left them with big tax bills, look to have been rewarded for their resistance.”: “More than 1,000 British shareholders who accepted the […]

From our Shell News Archive 4 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive 4 November 2005 Globe & Mail: Ottawa has many pipeline options, Shell says: “There are plenty of ways for Ottawa to help support the proposed $7-billion Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline besides taking an equity stake in the venture, the head of Shell Canada Ltd. says.”: Friday, November 4, 2005 […]

Shell News Archive 3 November 2005

From Our Shell News Archive 3 November 2005 openprovider.co.uk: The EU domain battle “A recent example of an expensive lawsuit is the Shell case for royaldutchshellplc.com and royaldutchshellgroup.com. Shell lost this case. So far the lawsuit has cost millions and the domain still doesn’t belong to them.”: Posted Thursday 3 November 2005 Forbes/AFX News Limited: […]

From our Shell News Archive 1 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive 1 November 2005 Kommersant: Russian President Did Not Bow for Queen: “However, the main intrigue of that day was opened during the meeting with business circles of the Netherlands — the head of Shell raised the question about the participation of this company in the project Sakhalin-2.”: Shell sometime ago […]

New York Law Journal: Court Finds ‘Gripe Site’ Is Protected Free Speech, Not Defamation

Mark Fass November 1, 2005 The contents of a New Jersey man’s “gripe site” — a 45-page Web site dedicated to the perceived misdeeds of his car insurer — were protected free speech that did not constitute defamation, a Manhattan judge has ruled. Penn Warranty Corp. alleged that Ronald DiGiovanni’s site made eight libelous statements […]

From our Shell News Archive 1 November 2005

From our Shell News Archive 1 November 2005 Forbes/AFX News Limited: Striking workers at Royal Dutch Shell look to extend action to two more sites: Tuesday 1 November 2005: READ Accountancy Age: Angry shareholders may sue Shell over tax bill: Monday 01 Nov 2005: READ Reuters: UPDATE 1-Shell winds down Europe’s biggest refinery due strike: […]