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Posts on ‘September 4th, 2006’

Dow Jones Newswires: EBRD Sakhalin Decision Unlikely Before Oct – Spokesman

Monday September 4th, 2006 / 18h39    LONDON -(Dow Jones)- A decision by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to lend money to the Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN)-led Sakhalin II project won’t take place before October, an EBRD spokesman said Monday. The bank has previously set a deadline for September but the spokesman […]

Daily Mail (UK): BP caught in ethics row

Monday 4 September 2006 BP is facing further embarrassment over its Texas refinery explosion, after a lawyer acting for some of the injured workers alleged that the oil firm tried to make an improper settlement offer. A court document filed in the US by Anthony Buzbee says that Greg Alexander, the attorney who referred the […]

Reuters: Lawyer accuses BP lawyer of improper settlement offer

HOUSTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – A lawyer for workers hurt in the 2005 BP Plc Texas refinery explosion that killed 15 people has asked the judge to sanction BP for an alleged improper settlement offer, according to a court document filed on Friday. In the motion filed in Galveston, plaintiffs’ lawyer Anthony Buzbee said the […]

The Economic Times: ‘Look for unconventional energy options’

AMIT BHANDARI AND SHIVOM CHAKRAVARTI [MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2006 12:08:08 AM]   The Foreign Hand has featured some of the leading economists to bring you a flavour of the global economy. This week, Sunday ET spoke to Mattia Romani, senior economist, Royal Dutch Shell, the world’s second largest oil company. He obtained his MSc from […]

Press & Journal (Aberdeen): BOSSES AND BACTERIA – A CALLING TO ACCOUNT

There is a saying that we are masters of our own destiny. Moreover, we reap what we sow. So if we fail to be diligent, perhaps cut corners in some manner or lack competence, then we deserve what’s coming. If you’re a big corporation and something goes wrong that puts your reputation on the line, […]

The Press & Journal (Aberdeen): CHAOS AFTER SYSTEM CRASHES (*more consequences of fraud at Shell)

08:50 – 04 September 2006   Filling stations were thrown into chaos at the weekend after the chip and pin debit and credit card payment system at petrol giant Shell crashed. Filling stations across Scotland put up “cash only” signs to alert hundreds of drivers who rolled up to the pumps to refuel. Garages which […]

BBC Monitoring Service: Nigeria: Oil firms accused of “mass murder” of Niger Delta negotiators

Published: Sep 03, 2006 Text of report by Chido Okafor entitled “Ijaw Buries Negotiators, Warns Oil Firms” published Nigerian newspaper The Guardian website on 3 September It was a pathetic scene yesterday at the Warri Central Hospital when the Ijaw removed the nine corpses of their kinsmen who were killed a fortnight ago near Letugbene […]

Asia Pulse: PROGRESS MADE IN SINO-SHELL EXPLOITATION OF OIL SHALE RESOURCES

Published: Sep 04, 2006 CHANGCHUN, Sept 4 Asia Pulse – China and Shell signed an agreement one year ago to jointly develop oil shale resources in Northeast China’s Jilin Province, and substantial progress has thus far been made on the project, with five exploration wells drilled in Nongan, Shulan and Yitong of the province, sources […]

Financial Times: Repsol faces lawsuit over reserves levels

EXTRACT: As a proportion of the total, the reserves cut was bigger than that of Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil group that has also been sued by shareholders. THE ARTICLE By Mark Mulliganin Madrid Published: September 4 2006 03:00 | Last updated: September 4 2006 03:00 Repsol YPF faces a potentially damaging lawsuit by shareholders in […]

Sun Star (Philippines): Technology to help gov’t road projects

Monday, September 04, 2006 ONE of the world’s major oil players has developed products that will help local governments implement road projects. Shell Bitumen, a member of the Shell group of companies, launched the Instapave and Flexopave products and technology last Friday at the Cebu City Marriott Hotel. The technology—which was developed in a joint […]