The Ogoni claim victory over the oil giant, although the company insists the $15.5-million award is a humanitarian gesture. June 13, 2009 After 13 years of litigation, Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to settle with plaintiffs who accused the oil giant of complicity in human rights abuses in Nigeria, the most infamous of which was [...]
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Daily Telegraph Wednesday 14 October 2009 A “few thousand” employees at Royal Dutch Shell have been asked to submit applications for their own jobs, as BP predicts stable oil prices over the next few years. Peter Voser, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, said the group was continuing with a review of its refineries business [...]
Latest on Shell Job Cuts will appear here shortly… THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Shell CEO: Company Restructuring In 3rd Phase OCTOBER 13, 2009, 10:11 A.M. ET LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s (RDSB.LN) restructuring has entered its third phase, requiring a few thousand staff members in the third tier of management beneath the executive committee [...]
HUMAN RIGHTS ARE UNDER ATTACK IN THE NIGER DELTA. AND SHELL WANTS TO WASH ITS HANDS OF ALL RESPONSIBILITY
FROM A SHELL INSIDER (KNOWN TO US) Dear John I am sending you the enclosed just in case you haven’t seen it. For Amnesty to campaign against Shell in this way is, in my opinion, highly significant. Amnesty is highly respected and immensely careful in what they place in the public domain. They would not [...]
Shell, Nestlé and Motorola among companies failing to come clean about pollution in China, says Greenpeace
Shell, Nestlé and Motorola are among 18 corporations that have failed to come clean about how dirty their operations are in China, according to an investigation by Greenpeace.
“Today’s flight opens the door to an alternative to oil-based aviation fuel,” Malcolm Brinded, Royal Dutch Shell’s executive director upstream international, said in a statement late on Monday.
Dow Jones Newswires Tuesday, 13 October 2009 – 14:10 LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The security situation in Nigeria’s troubled oil producing delta region remain very fragile despite a recent successful amnesty for rebels in the area, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) Chief Executive Peter Voser said Tuesday. The Nigerian government has had some success with its [...]
Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:13am EDT LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.L) onshore oil output in Nigeria has been heavily curtailed by violence, the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday. “We have a huge proportion of our onshore production shut in at this stage,” Peter Vosel told reporters. “I think we are [...]
Motiva Enterprises, which is adamant that its project never shut down and the company is ramping up to hire thousands of workers. “Construction continues on the 325,000 barrel-per-day capacity expansion project at Motiva’s Port Arthur refinery, though on a new timetable given current market conditions,” said Nick Smallwood, Motiva Crude Expansion Project director. “The new production capacity is expected to be online in the first quarter of 2012.”
Royal Dutch Shell said Monday it plans to develop 100 gas stations in Shaanxi province with its Chinese partners, in a move to expand its oil retail network in the country.