High Court papers have revealed that Shell has already lost three copyright battles with the promotional agency that issued a High Court writ against it two weeks ago.
Posts on ‘July 7th, 2008’
Shell announced today that it has achieved yet another milestone in the Ursa/Princess Waterflood project
Shells energy scenarios see fossil fuels remaining a huge part of the energy mix to 2050. But are they realistic? And if Shell is right, what does it mean for the planets future?
Shell fined for polluting groundwater: fined £18,000, ordered to pay £53,198 costs and for estimated £5 million clean up
Our officers traced the contamination to its source and the culprits are now spending millions cleaning up their act.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc can explore for oil in Alaska’s Arctic waters, according to a ruling by a federal judge in Anchorage, who dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block the companies’ exploration plans.
Update 7 July 2008: Shell settled the claim three weeks into the trial paying all of John Donovans legal costs. Donovan also received a payment as part of the top secret settlement, the terms of which, as Shell General Counsel Richard Wiseman confirmed in an email to John Donovan on 17 June 2008, were not even disclosed to the Judge, Mr Justice Laddie who approved the settlement and made ill informed comments believing he had been given the true facts. A so-called Joint Press Release actually issued by Shell Media, contained a false account of the settlement designed to deceive Shell stakeholders, the media and the public. In other words a typical example of Royal Dutch Shell intrigue, deception and cover-up, in this instance personally approved by the then Group Chairman, Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, who, prior to the court proceedings, sent a letter to John Donovan containing a threat. His wife, Lady Judy Moody-Stuart, personally intervened in the litigation prior to the trial. A copy of her extraordinary letter and subsequent post card message sent to Alfred Donovan at the commencement of the trial was passed to the Judge.
The sale includes all equity, infrastructure and production licences for the Tern, Eider, Cormorant North, South Cormorant, Kestrel and Pelican fields and related sub-sea satellite fields, Taqa’s wholly owned subsidiary Taqa Bratani said in a statement.
Many companies are realizing that they can play a crucial role in helping communities recover from natural catastrophes
Put bluntly, a company can’t fully bounce back unless its customers and employees do. The connection wasn’t lost on Shell Exploration & Production in the months following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
“For the moment, the market is still preoccupied with the question: How high can it go?” said Tim Evans, an energy analyst at Citi Futures Perspective in New York.
Oil’s historic ascent from $100 to nearly $150 a barrel in just six months is lending weight to a far grimmer prediction: Crude could reach $200 a barrel by the end of the year.
Oil Price Speculation: With oil at more than $140 a barrel, the real fireworks in Washington resume this week…
With oil at more than $140 a barrel, the real fireworks in Washington resume this week on one of the hottest issues in the global economy: whether speculation is contributing to the past year’s doubling of crude-oil prices and should be curbed.
The rally had a convivial atmosphere with most people wearing red T-shirts, the colour of the protest movement. The crowd, who chanted “Bring Down Oil Prices,” also asked Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to step down
…the state of the market doesn’t bode well for anyone trying to exit the gas-retailing business, be they one-store owners or energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. Last month, the company said it plans to sell its 2,220 stations in the U.S.; other oil companies already have shed most of theirs.
We have been left with no choice. Sadly, BP has refused to engage meaningfully with any of the proposals we have made in recent years. Rather than talk to us, it has chosen to misrepresent our objectives and the nature of the dispute between us.
EXTRACTS FROM BLOOMBERG ARTICLES PUBLISHED 7 JULY 2008 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA NA): Chief Executive Officer Jeroen van der Veer doesn’t expect oil supplies to run short, even in the long-term, Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft reported, citing an interview. Separately, Europe’s largest oil company and BP Plc can explore for oil in Alaska’s Arctic [...]