PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, May 19 (Reuters) – Nigerian security forces clashed with gunmen trying to rob a bank on Monday outside the gates of a Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research) compound on Bonny Island, in the southern Rivers state, police said.
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Shell Chief Executive Officer Jeroen van der Veer said in January that the company has to deal with state-run companies demanding better terms when negotiating energy deals and that this trend will continue.
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Local environmental groups are asking the Canadian government to place Shell Canada’s proposal for a new oil refinery in St. Clair Township, Ontario, under the highest level of scrutiny.
NAM is considering reopening some oilfields in the west of the country, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported, as oil prices rocket to highs near to $128 a barrel.
A similar deal is being finalized with Royal Dutch Shell, once Nigeria’s biggest oil producing company before its output was significantly slashed by militant attacks in the Niger Delta, officials said.
Local environmental groups are asking the Canadian government to place Shell Canadas proposal for a new oil refinery in St. Clair Township, Ontario under the highest level of scrutiny.
There is mounting speculation that Royal Dutch Shell may decide to move its headquarters out of The Hague.
The fragility of the wind power business was highlighted recently when Shell pulled out of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm – the London Array, off Kent – because of spiralling costs associated with planning delays.