Shell was once a major driller in Nigeria’s oil-rich Ogoni region. The lawsuit alleged Shell made payments and provided arms to security forces that it knew abused local communities.
Posts on ‘October 9th, 2008’
SHELL TO Sea protester Maura Harrington has appeared in Belmullet District Court accused of “lunging” towards President Mary McAleese at the official opening of a civic centre in Belmullet in April of 2007.
The six day “oil war” forced Royal Dutch Shell, the company hardest hit, to warn it may not be able to meet all of its contractual obligations on oil exports from Nigeria.
The Associated Press Published: October 9, 2008 NEW YORK: A February date has been set for a trial of claims that Royal Dutch Shell PLC was complicit in decisions by Nigeria’s military government to hang oil industry opponents. Playwright Ken Sara-Wiwa and eight other oil industry opponents were executed in November 1995, after a military tribunal convicted [...]
New York, October 8, 2008 ? Yesterday, Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York set a trial date of February 9, 2009 for a human rights and racketeering case against the Royal Dutch Shell company (Shell) and the head of its Nigerian operation, Brian Anderson. The case [...]
SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Australian unit said on Thursday its Clyde refinery in Sydney would temporarily shut down its refining process units for maintenance work at the end of November.