David Pirret, Executive Vice President for Shell Lubricants, said: "Russia is a country of strategic importance for Shell, and today's announcement is further evidence of our commitment to grow our business here, not only in upstream but also in downstream.
The British government decided it was in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, eligible for return to Libya, leaked ministerial letters reveal.Gordon Browns government made the decision after discussions between Libya and BP over a multi-million-pound oil exploration deal had hit difficulties. These were resolved soon afterwards.
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)--Alaska Governor Sean Parnell on Friday praised a federal appeals court decision that he said will allow Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) to continue exploring for oil and gas in the Beaufort Sea.
Shell Oil Co. has discovered extensive contamination of methane and benzene underneath the Carousel housing tract on the southern end of Carson. "Chemicals are a serious matter," said Barbara Post, president of the Carousel Homeowners' Association. "We have to trust that Shell is going to take care of it for us."
Both of Mr Blairs trips coincided with the announcement of big trade agreements for Shell and then BP.
Shell sold its final 50 per cent stake in its Rajasthan blocs to the Scottish company for only £4.4 million in 2002 and the total sale price was less than $20 million... in January 2004, Cairn struck oil at least one billion barrels of it.
Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Shell Canada Ltd. said a regulatory agencys approval of two oil sands mines in Alberta was upheld by an appeals court judge who rejected an environmental groups request for a new hearing on the projects.