SHELL, DE HALVE WAARHEID EN DE DOOFPOT…. Shell, half the truth and the cover-up…. By Alfred and John Donovan In 1974 it was reported that a Shell employee, Leo Rapmund (36), a crewmember on the Shell tanker, ‘Capulonix’, had gone missing, presumed lost overboard. Over two decades later Rapmund’s family was contacted by a [...]
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Below is an article supplied to Shell in advance of publication. The relevant email correspondence with Richard Wiseman, the Shell official who is the subject of the article is printed immediately below it. It contains his comments and our response. By Alfred and John Donovan This is the first in a series of articles in which we [...]
THE CHAIRMAN of an An Bord Pleanála hearing was yesterday accused of obfuscation and failing to answer questions about issues relating to its jurisdiction over ongoing works by Shell at the landfall site of the Corrib gas project at Glengad.
Edward Moran was the third local resident to leave the Belmullet hearing after telling the board that Shell had commenced work on the onshore section at Glengad, which was above the high water mark, encroaching on the boards jurisdiction.
The hearing is one of the last stages in the series of statutory approvals sought for the project. Shell EP Ireland is currently preparing to proceed with laying the offshore pipeline in advance of onshore approval, but has not secured agreement with fishermen who staged a peaceful protest at Ballyglass pier last night.
However, plans by Shell EP Ireland to resume attempts to lay the offshore pipeline with the ship Solitaire appear to have hit an obstacle, with failure to secure an agreement with Erris fishermen.
Published: May 22 2009 03:00 | Last updated: May 22 2009 03:00 From Mr Peter Taylor. Sir, Your report on the Shell shareholders rebellion (May 20) signals, I hope, a long overdue re-alignment between shareholders and management. Since similar revolts have shaken RBS, BP, Heineken and others, the corporate balance of power is surely shifting from the [...]
The group has, however, yet to demonstrate it still has the ability to mount the kind of spectacular attacks seen in early 2006, when it shut about a fifth of Nigeria’s production, much of it operated by Shell.