US oil firm Chevron has signed $60bn (£36bn) worth of deals to supply natural gas to Japan and South Korea from its Gorgon project in Australia. Chevron and its partners in the project, Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil, are expected to give the go ahead for production in the coming weeks.
Posts on ‘September 10th, 2009’
We have published today a letter received from a throughly disillusioned German businessman Peter Wittig, who for several years, operated a Shell petrol station in Germany. We noted similarities with Shell dealers who contacted us when we operated the Shell Corporate Conscience Pressure Group. Over 200 Shell UK dealers became members. Like the German businessman, [...]
We have printed below a Google Translation from German to English of a letter received from Joachim Peter Wittig, who for several years, operated a Shell petrol station in Germany. Although far from satisfactory, the translation does communicate the basic points being made by Peter Wittig. The original in German language is also provided. It is clear from what is stated that Mr Wittig does not believe the deeds of Shell management match with the pledges of honesty, integrity etc proclaimed in Shell General Business Principles.
By “Jo Blow”, a Shell/Motiva Insider. I was asked to provide commentary on the email below which is a Shell/Motiva leaked email provided to this site by another insider. This email is believed to be authentic and authored by the sender Tom Purves, Regional Vice President of Downstream Manufacturing for The Americas Gulf Coast Region. [...]
Ed OKeeffe Photography On 18 August, The Sunday Times published an article: Essar bids for British oil refinery in Shell auction. It revealed that Essar, the Indian energy, steel and shipping group, has made a bid for Royal Dutch Shells Stanlow refinery at Ellesmere Port The unionised group at the refinery held a general meeting [...]
We are in possession of current information relating to the pending sale of the Shell Stanlow Refinery (and its workers) to the highest bidder. It includes information about a meeting held last night and a related meeting taking place at the refinery today. We also have a current related Shell internal email. All will be [...]
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 10, 2009, 4:31 A.M. ET MOSCOW (Dow Jones)–The chief executive of Salym Petroleum Development NV, Harry Brekelmans, is to become Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s (RDSA.LN) executive vice president for strategy and planning, as he steps down as head of the Russia-based joint venture between Sibir Energy PLC (SBE-LN) and Shell, [...]
MARKETWATCH By Steve Goldstein Sep 10, 2009, 4:25 a.m. EST EXTRACT LONDON (MarketWatch) — HSBC says the European oil sector is facing headwinds as it downgraded BP to neutral from overweight and Royal Dutch Shell to underweight from neutral. “The sector looks undervalued long term but weak oil prices, cheap U.S. gas and soft refining [...]
A vast new oilfield off the coast of Brazil could contain up to two billion barrels of crude, providing fresh evidence that a spate of discoveries in the region is opening up a new frontier for the global oil industry.
September 10, 2009 David Wighton: Business Editors Commentary Size matters. In the oil industry, your worth is measured in hundreds of millions of barrels and yesterday BP and BG Group were standing at the bar sizing up each other’s discoveries. Last week, BP was crowing about Tiber, an offshore discovery at record depths beneath the [...]