EMAIL SENT TODAY TO MICHIEL BRANDJES, COMPANY SECRETARY & GENERAL COUNSEL CORPORATE, ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC
From: John Donovan [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: 29 October 2007 12:58
Cc: jeroenvanderveer; malcolmbrinded; richardwiseman
Subject: Top Secret Shell Internal Documents
Dear Mr Brandjes
As you are probably aware, we have published a number of confidential Shell internal documents relating to the reserves fraud: –
I was not aware until a Shell insider contacted me this morning that some of the “Highly Confidential” information we have put into the public domain has never been published before on the open Internet. I now intend to publish further Shell internal documents on a daily basis since there appears to be an unending supply. The ones being added today for example include documents marked “MOST CONFIDENTIAL” and “FOIA Confidential Treatment Requested”. These include Committee of Managing Director documents in which every page is marked as being confidential.
I thought it appropriate to notify you as I had not at first appreciated the significance of the documents involved. No doubt you will let us know if you object to publication and if so, on what grounds.
There has been no response thus far and further confidential Shell documents have been added to the webpage accessible via the above link.
We will carry on adding further confidential Shell documents every day until further notice subject of course to any legal intervention on the part of you know who…