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Posts from ‘February, 2006’

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Supreme Court Clears Oil Companies

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: February 28, 2006 Filed at 3:31 p.m. ET WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit that accused two oil companies of inflating gas prices by at least $1 billion. Justices unanimously said gas distributors did not prove that Chevron Corp. and Shell Oil Co., a […]

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Court Rejects Shell, Texaco Venture Liability

By REUTERS Published: February 28, 2006 Filed at 10:40 a.m. ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Shell Oil Co. and Texaco Inc. cannot be held liable under the antitrust law for their now-defunct joint ventures that had been approved by the federal government and that set the selling price […] U.S. PIRG PLAN FOR ARCTIC WILDERNESS RESOLUTION AT SHELL AGM THWARTED

ARTICLE BY JOHN DONOVAN Zack Brown, an Arctic Wilderness Associate for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group arrived in London last Wednesday morning on an overnight flight from Washington DC. The sole purpose of his mission was to purchase sufficient shares in Royal Dutch Shell plc to enable a resolution to be submitted for inclusion […] ADDED TO SHELL ARCHIVE FILE: Case vs Shell: Complainant Maria Victoria C. Medina

APRIL 2004 A FORMER employee of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. has filed a complaint for illegal dismissal against the company and two of its officers with the National Labor Relations Commission. Complainant Maria Victoria C. Medina, former communications manager of Shell, was served notice of termination effective Dec. 15, 2003. In a statement, Medina complained […] ASIA PULSE THREATENING LETTER

Dear Mr Donovan, My name is Caroline Buckingham and I am the Sales Executive with Asia Pulse Pty Ltd. I have noticed a large volume of Asia Pulse material on your web site & have also noticed that you are offering free redistribution of our material via your web log. I wish to draw […] Dow Jones threats against Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com

Selene H. Costello Esq. Dow Jones & Company 200 Liberty Street, 9″‘ Floor New York, NY 10281 ( 212)416-2197 Fax (212) 416-2524 [email protected] December 15,2005 Via First Class Mail Letter to: Mr. Alfred Donovan 847A Second Avenue New York, NY 10017 Dear Mr. Donovan: Re: Unauthorized Use of The Wall Street Journal head cuts on […] Archive: Analysis March 2004: Royal Dutch Shell restates its oil reserves

National Public Radio Morning Edition March 19, 2004 Analysis: Royal Dutch Shell restates its oil reserves Edition: 10:00-11:00 AM BOB EDWARDS, host: The troubles for Royal Dutch Shell keep growing. The price of Shell stock slid further yesterday after the company again announced that its estimated oil and gas reserves are lower than presumed and […]

WWF: EBRD should not fund Shell’s Sakhalin project

28 Feb 2006 London, UK – WWF is urging the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) not to fund Shell’s Sakhalin II project in Russia's Far East. In its submission to the EBRD’s public consultation, WWF has highlighted where the project’s environmental and social standards fail to stand up to those the Bank was […]

Vanguard (Nigeria): Nigerian violence may delay OPEC cuts …MEND to escalate state of insecurity

By Hector Igbikiowubo with Agency reports Posted to the Web: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 VIOLENT unrest in Nigeria that has led to about 30 per cent cut in the country’s crude output could persuade OPEC to maintain its level of oil output at a near historic high when it meets next week, an energy analyst […] Shell Denies Report Of Attack On Nigerian Oil Facilities

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) said Monday its oil facilities in Nigeria haven't suffered any fresh militant attacks, adding that 455,000 barrels a day, or 19% of Nigeria's daily production, remained shut in because of attacks in past weeks. A media report earlier Monday said another attack on a Shell oil facility […]

Business Week: China: Is Beijing Greedy for Oil?

By Wenran Jiang Western countries are quick to blame China's growing energy needs for rising prices. Instead, they should try to capitalize on it with new solutions China's growing appetite for energy has caused widespread concern in the West. The Middle Kingdom is blamed for the sharp increase in global oil prices in the past […]

Hartford Courant (USA): Fighting For Nigeria's Oil Wealth

Poverty Amid Wellheads Spawns Militant Group Promising More Attacks February 28, 2006 By EDWARD HARRIS, Associated Press BIRIYA-AMA, Nigeria — This village of palm-frond huts in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta sits atop one of Africa's richest energy deposits, but has electricity only when one of its young men paddles a canoe to the nearest city […]

Birmingham Business Journal: Settlement proposed in case involving gasoline that damaged gauges

People who bought Motiva gasoline from stations in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi during a three-week period in 2004 may be eligible to share in a settlement, says a notice ordered by a federal court in Louisiana. The proposed settlement of a lawsuit against Shell Oil Co. and Motiva Enterprises LLC, in which neither defendant […]

Daily Independent (Nigeria): Transparency And The Oil Dilemma

At a fundamental level, however, oil stands for the paradox of Nigeria's underdevelopment; the frustrating riddle of how, given our immense human, natural and material resources, our people are at the bottom of all the major indices used in measuring the quality and quantity of human development. Thus while we are one of the largest […]

THE BUSINESS JOURNAL (FLORIDA): Gasoline companies to refund for broken gauges

Floridians who are among those whose automobile gas gauges broke after buying gasoline at a Shell or Texaco station last summer may be eligible for money back on repairs, missed work or other damages. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has ordered defendants including Shell Oil Co. and Motiva Enterprises to […]

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Nigeria Militants Foresee More Violence

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRIYA-AMA, Nigeria (AP) — This village of palm-frond huts in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta sits atop one of Africa's richest energy deposits but has electricity only when one of its young men paddles a canoe to the nearest city to buy fuel for a generator. School is held in a cement-block […]

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