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Dr. John Huong – Former Shell Production Geologist of almost 30 years standing (Photograph Courtesy of The Borneo Post) (The following comments in the name of Dr John Huong were published prior to the defamation proceedings brought against him collectively by EIGHT companies in the Royal Dutch Shell Group. It is interesting to note the […]

Free Research on Royal Dutch Shell Plc (over 22,000 articles)

We have the worlds largest online library of news articles and leaked documents about the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell and related matters. They are all available FREE for educational and research purposes. Iran announces natural gas find

Iran has discovered in-place reserves of 11.4 trillion cubic feet of sweet gas in a southern field, a senior official was quoted as saying. Mahmoud Mohaddes, head of exploration of the National Iranian Oil Company, said the Sefid Zakhour field in Fars province would have a daily production capacity of more than 1.15 billion cubic […] State Can Help Stop Iran’s Quest for Nukes

Sunday September 30, 2007 The president of Iran has stated publicly that it is his goal to attack the great Satan (referring to the U.S.), develop nuclear weapons and eliminate Israel from the face of the Earth. We take him at his word, and more importantly, world leaders do, too. That’s why Americans should refuse […]

Maeil News: ‘Black Rush’ in Sakhalin: For a Dramatic Discovery of Oil and Natural Gas

Sunday, September 30, 2007 The “black rush” for crude oil, which reminds us of the “gold rush” in the 19th century west, is now taking place in Sakhalin, Russia. About 30 percent of Russian oil and natural gas have been reported to be buried under Sakhalin: 2.7 billion barrels of oil in 11 oil fields, […]

The Sunday Times: Hunt is on for new BP chairman

September 30, 2007 Louise Armitstead BP has launched a search for a new chairman in a move that will draw a line under the turmoil that has engulfed the British oil giant for two years. BP, which has a market value of £107 billion, has appointed a headhunter to find a replacement for Peter Sutherland, […]

Khaleej Times Online: Oman crude oil prices up 7.5pc for November (Bloomberg)

30 September 2007 NEW YORK — Oman crude oil’s official price for November on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Ltd. rose 7.5 per cent from October on concerns of lower supply. Oman was set at $73.49 a barrel, up from October’s $66.34, based on a Bloomberg calculation of the average closing prices for the past month’s […]

The New York Times: Ethanol’s Boom Stalling as Glut Depresses Price

Lincolnway Energy, a midsize distillery in Iowa, was once virtually alone in the region. Today, though, competing distilleries are operating and pouring even more ethanol onto the market.   By CLIFFORD KRAUSS Published: September 30, 2007 NEVADA, Iowa, Sept. 24 — The ethanol boom of recent years — which spurred a frenzy of distillery construction, […]

The Sunday Telegraph: Share tips: Oil’s well at BP despite setback

Edited by Iain Dey Last Updated: 11:37pm BST 29/09/2007 Tony Hayward, the chief executive of BP (567.5p), was caught off guard last week when comments from a staff meeting leaked into the public domain. He warned that third-quarter results from the oil major would be “dreadful” and a strategic overhaul is imminent. While the news […]

Buenos Aires Herald: Article plus related correspondence including letter from the President of Shell Argentina published 29 Sept 2007

Article published 7 September 2007: Shell to appeal refinery closure   Shell CAPSA will appeal an order issued late Wednesday night that will lead to the closure of its refinery in the Dock Sud area for alleged pollution, company president Juan José Aranguren announced yesterday.  By Peter Johnson Herald staff The closure, the latest in […]

San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Another form of gasoline price deception

By Thomas Elias It’s one thing for consumer advocates to argue endlessly that oil companies are guilty of long-running collusion in setting prices. There’s plenty of evidence they are correct in that contention – the similarly of prices offered by different companies at the same intersections is one indicator. But no one has yet produced […]

The Wall Street Journal: How Economy Could Survive Oil At $100 a Barrel

The Wall Street Journal: How Economy Could Survive Oil At $100 a Barrel Compared to 1980, U.S. Is More Able to Handle Once-Unthinkable Rise By PETER FRITSCH and KELLY EVANS September 29, 2007; Page A1 The world economy has managed, with some indigestion, to swallow the rise of oil prices past $80 a barrel. How […]

Daily Telegraph: Shell Wildlife Photographer winners reveal nature’s grand illusions

A silky shark closes in on a pilot fish. Pilot fish often swim in front of sharks to feed on scraps By Gordon Rayner Last Updated: 12:01am BST 29/09/2007 The subject matter may be familiar, but this stunning image of a shark beautifully captures nature’s infinite ability to surprise and delight us.   In pictures: […]

The Times: Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Wildlife photos go on display

*Shell and famed whistleblower Dr John Huong… September 29, 2007 LONDON Whether spooked, sinister, watchful or plain comical, wildlife features in all its guises in the prestigious Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. More than 32,000 pictures have been entered; 49 have been highly commended and 107 will go on display at the London’s […]

Petroleum News: Protecting Arctic waters

Joint program researches aspects of responding to oil spill in ice-infested waters Alan Bailey Vol. 12, No. 39  Week of September 30, 2007 Worldwide interest in the petroleum potential of the Arctic seas has triggered a corresponding focus on the practicalities of responding to an oil spill, were disaster to strike an offshore oil operation. […]

Petroleum News: Repsol partners with Eni, Shell off Alaska in Beaufort Sea

Vol. 12, No. 39  Week of September 30, 2007 Repsol YPF has joined Shell and Eni in a block of 64 leases in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s North Slope. It’s the Spanish oil and gas major’s first acquisition in the state. Shell and Eni exchanged working interests in the contiguous outer continental shelf leases […]

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