“On the one hand, we have Shell and Gazprom at least looking at their plans to see if impacts on whales can be reduced and on the other hand we have BP, Exxon and Rosneft not even telling scientists what their plans are.”
Posts on ‘April 20th, 2009’
April 20 (Bloomberg) — The Dutch town of Barendrecht has a message for Royal Dutch Shell Plc: Not under my backyard.
There is nothing more enjoyable than seeing bosses fall not on their own swords but on their own words. David Greer, a Shell executive, gave a lot of pleasure to a lot of people with his leaked e-mail that ordered his underlings to “lead me, follow me or get out of my way”.
Several major energy companies, including Shell, BP and Centrica, have said they will axe or reconsider investment in “low carbon” energy such as wind and solar power and carbon capture for coal-fired power stations.