By Alfred and John Donovan The Irish Times has today published the dramatic news of the sinking of an Irish fishing vessel allegedly by armed mercenaries who boarded and scuttled the Iona Isle owned by Pat O’Donnell, a local fisherman with over thirty years experience in the waters off the coast of Ireland. It is assumed [...]
Posts on ‘June 11th, 2009’
Corrib Gas War: Is Shell skulduggery behind the sinking of an Irish fishing vessel by armed mercenaries?
Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2009, 15:09 LORNA SIGGINS, Western Correspondent Gardai have confirmed that they will investigate the circumstances surrounding the sinking of a fishing vessel off Erris Head in the early hours of this morning. Two men were rescued from a liferaft and taken to Castlebar general hospital, where they were later released. [...]
Oil and gas exploration by energy giants Exxon, BP and Rosneft is seriously threatening one of the world?s most critically endangered whales, according to a panel of top scientists in a new report. The Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP), composed of 11 scientists and representatives from Shell and Sakahlin Energy…
Don’t forget the other recent Shell management humanitarian gesture: “the largest securities fraud settlement ever reached in Europe”
Dutch Appeals Court Orders Royal Dutch Shell to Begin Paying $450 Million Settlement to Pan-European/Global Investor Group AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (May 29, 2009) – Officially approving the largest securities fraud settlement ever reached in Europe, a Dutch appeals court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell plc. to begin payment of $450 million to a foundation representing a [...]
Russia-InfoCenter – Moscow, Russia 10.06.2009 Royal Dutch Shell is interested in taking part in development of Sakhalin 3 project conjointly with Russian Gazprom, the spokesman for the Shell’s office in Russia said. Besides, he noted, that the company is also holding negotiations on cooperation in the number of projects with Rosneft. Earlier Gazprom’s spokesman reported [...]
It is time to move on Shell’s decision to settle is not about guilt but to help the Ogoni people and boost reconciliation Comments (47) (see comment No4) Malcolm Brinded guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 10 June 2009 16.00 BST This week’s settlement is not so much about an ending. I hope rather it is the start of something [...]
SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) says it’s open to consolidation with rival liquefied natural gas projects in Queensland state but is pressing ahead with plans for a terminal on its own.
June 10 (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe?s largest oil company, said one of its service stations in Canada will become the first in the world to fill tanks with gasoline that contains advanced biofuel made from wheat straw.