There is also an oil element. There was an oil barter arrangement whereby oil was marketed, initially by Shell and BP, and the proceeds were routed through the MOD to BAE Systems.”
Posts on ‘June 12th, 2009’
A fisherman who is vehemently opposed to the Corrib Gas project claimed yesterday that his 40ft trawler was deliberately sunk by men armed with handguns who sneaked aboard the vessel off Erris Head in the early hours of yesterday morning.
ft.com/energysource June 12, 2009 4:38pm by Ed Crooks Malcolm Brinded, one of the top executives at Royal Dutch Shell who is hanging on to his job in the shake-up ordered by new chief executive Peter Voser, gave an interesting presentation last week setting out the company?s view of the outlook 2020. His message: Shell can grow its production [...]
Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:26pm BST HAMBURG, June 12 (Reuters) – Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) is launching heating oil with a 10 percent biofuel blend content in Germany, it said on Friday. Germany compels biofuel blending in vehicle fuels but not in heating oil. Shell was starting the blending with heating oil voluntarily [...]
Shell E&P Ireland has ?emphatically? rejected ?the allegation that people employed on the Corrib gas project were involved in any way in the incident?. Gardaí said they will conduct an investigation.
Spilling over Jun 11th 2009 | LAGOS From The Economist print edition A payout could encourage others ON JUNE 8th Royal Dutch Shell agreed to pay out $15.5m to the Ogoni people of the Niger Delta to settle a long-running court case brought against the oil giant in America by nine plaintiffs, including relatives of Ken Saro-Wiwa, [...]
Sir, Jeroen van der Veer deserves great credit for admitting that his performance would not have been different had he been paid 50 per cent more or 50 per cent less (?Departing Shell chief calls for pay shake-up?, June 9).
Ultimately, I hope to see oil being produced in Ogoni land again one day. This time bringing economic opportunity and better livelihoods, not bloodshed.”
THE PRESS ASSOCIATION Thursday 11 June 2009 Energy giant Shell has strongly denied any involvement in the alleged sinking of a trawler carrying protesters opposed to its controversial new gas terminal in Co Mayo. Two men were rescued from the stricken boat Iona Isle in the early hours of Thursday morning, with one claiming a [...]
On Thursday afternoon, Shell issued a statement “emphatically rejecting any allegation that people employed on the Corrib Gas project were involved in any way in the incident which led to the sinking of the Iona Isle”.