Apart from Shell and Exxon, the US Bush administration has also expressed an interest in the solution.
Posts on ‘July 22nd, 2008’
A PARISH PRIEST in north Mayo claims he has been monitored by Shell?s extensive security arrangements at a location where work on the controversial project is ongoing.
We have received a report that Shell to Sea protesters, John Monaghan & Naoise O’Mongain, have been arrested at Glengad, the landfall area of the Corrib pipeline, for refusing to allow Shell to continue with the work.
…the vast majority of Nigeria’s 140 million people live in no better conditions than their neighbors in West Africa, the least developed region of the world’s poorest continent.
In the minds of some outside the company, Mr Brinded’s image is still tarnished by memories of the aftermath of the reserves scandal in 2004.
Shell decided to withdraw from the project in May after a strategic review saying it did not meet its financial rates of return.
The global economy is at the point of maximum danger: central banks have pushed debt to fatal levels
It feels like the summer of 1931. The world’s two biggest financial institutions have had a heart attack. The global currency system is breaking down. The policy doctrines that got us into this mess are bankrupt. No world leader seems able to discern the problem, let alone forge a solution.
Over the past two months TNK-BP’s operations have all but ground to a halt after a spate of suspicious tax, labour and police inspections. BP’s 150 western staff have also experienced difficulties renewing their visas
Shell has begun flying workers from platforms in the western Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly, the company said in a statement.
Royal Dutch Shell, whose offshore platforms are to the west of the Gulf, near Texas, began evacuating workers back to the mainland as a safety precaution. On Sunday, it removed 125 people from its platforms, and said that it planned to evacuate another 60 today, but reassured the market that production was not affected.
Militants in Nigeria might use the arrival of British troops as an excuse “for another fireworks display,”…
Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Chevron Corp. said they were evacuating some personnel from offshore facilities, but output wasn’t affected.
The U.K. arm of German utility E.On AG and Denmark-based DONG Energy said they bought Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s stake in the U.K.’s London Array offshore wind project for an undisclosed sum, giving each company a half share in the project.