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Posts from ‘June, 2006’

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Chevron Gets Sole Rights to Texaco Brand

From The Houston Chronicle/The Associated Press June 30, 2006 SAN RAMON, Calif. — Oil giant Chevron Corp. said Friday it is now the sole owner of U.S. rights to the Texaco brand of gas after a licensing agreement with Royal Dutch Shell PL expired. Chevron acquired Texaco in 2001, but was required to license the […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Norway oil service worker strike

Pure Energy: Norway Out? From StockHouse Editorials By Luke Burgess How we might lose 4% of global oil production When the drilling for Norwegian oil began back in 1965 there was a great deal of doubt surrounding the belief that much crude lay resting beneath the icy waters of the North Sea. British Petroleum’s chief […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Shell to pay $49 million gas flaring settlement

This is not a current news report: It is a news release from 2003 being added to our online searchable news archive under the category of “Shell Litigation” U.S. Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service Office of Public Affairs NEWS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: August 5, 2003 CONTACT: Nicolette Humphries    (202) 208-3985  Shell to Pay $49 Million […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Big pipeline needed in Sabah

From Upstreamonline By Russell Searancke Malaysian energy giant Petronas will build a 480-kilometre gas pipeline as part of the Sabah Oil and Gas Terminal (SOGT) integrated project. The project, which Petronas said it was undertaking with its production sharing contract partners, involves the construction of a subsea pipeline from offshore Sabah to a new onshore […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Todays Top Royal Dutch Shell Plc Story

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Call for inquiry into oil rig safety regulator Terry Macalister Friday June 30, 2006 From The Guardian Members of the Scottish parliament are calling for an inquiry into North Sea safety regulators, alleging they have failed to properly monitor the operations of Shell. The move comes ahead of a report […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Methvin to head Shell Chemical

From Houston Business Journal Stacy Methvin has been appointed president and CEO of Shell Chemical LP, effective July 1. In addition to her new role, Methvin will continue to have responsibility for Base Chemicals Americas and Global C4s and C5s. Methvin takes over the leadership position from Fran Keeth, executive vice president-chemicals. She will continue […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Rossport protesters believe little has changed

By: Lorna Siggins in Castlebar, Co Mayo, Irish Times Published: Jun 30, 2006 “Bertie Ahern and his backbenchers are split, aren’t they? Mary Harney and Michael McDowell are split, aren’t they? They’re together for years, we are only new into this, and if they think there’s a split, let them come on to the land […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Watchdog orders curbs on LPG bills

By: Michael Harrison Business Editor, The Independent – United Kingdom Published: Jun 30, 2006 Thousands of rural households that rely on LPG for cooking and heating are being overcharged by a handful of dominant suppliers, including two giant oil companies, the Competition Commission ruled yesterday. Unveiling plans for a shake-up in the market, the commission […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: BP’s sunflower is wilting

FROM THE FINANCIAL TIMES (LEX COLUMN) Published: June 30 2006 03:00 | Last updated: June 30 2006 03:00 BP’s sunflower is wilting. Having splashed its decidedly organic logo all over the place in the past year or so, right now BP could probably use its old one: a shield. An allegation of price-fixing in the […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: Ignore climate change and humanity will suffer

FROM THE FINANCIAL TIMES By Alistair Darling and David Miliband Published: June 30 2006 03:00 | Last updated: June 30 2006 03:00 Yesterday the government made a critical decision on Britain’s contribution to tackling climate change. The decision reflects three principles: our ambition to be world leaders in creating a low-carbon economy and to balance […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc .com: BP’s Latest Problem May Signal A Troublesome Culture of Fear

FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL June 30, 2006 BP has tripped up in the U.S. — again. Last year, an explosion at its Texas City, Texas, refinery killed 15 people, triggering several federal investigations. This year, authorities opened a criminal probe into the company following a large spill from its pipelines in Alaska. And now […]