Royal Dutch Shell, BP Plc, Chevron Corp, Citgo Petroleum Corp, Hess Corp and Sunoco Inc have previously settled claims against them for a total of $15 million, the city said.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.L) plan to drill two wells on leases in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea next year won approval on Monday from the U.S. Minerals Management Service.
Financial Times By Tom Burgis in Port Harcourt Published: October 19 2009 Nigeria plans to transfer 10 per cent of all its oil and gas ventures to the inhabitants of the oil-producing Niger Delta, in a multi-billion-dollar bid to end the rebellion that has for years hampered production in sub-Saharan Africa’s leading energy supplier. COMPLETE [...]
Nearly 100 days have elapsed since the inauguration of the new CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, Sir Peter Voser. Over 2,000 cards and 20 000 electronic postcards have been distributed but the company does not hear appeals by Amnesty International. Yet the company practices in the Niger Delta continue to keep people in poverty. It is time to Shell under the spotlights and flashes to remind him of his responsibilities.
The? oil?company?is looking for firms to provide global advice across eight different practice areas: M&A portfolio; project development; antitrust; IP services, including patent and trademark applications; compliance; antibribery and corruption support; international?dispute resolution; and trading.
Some in the industry are dismissive of the funds the majors are committing. “It’s less than peanuts for them, given the size of their investment budgets,” says Steen Riisgaard, head of Novozymes AS, a Danish company that provides enzymes used in the production of bioethanol.
Shell, for example, has spent about $1.7 billion on alternative energy and carbon-emission-reducing technologies like CCS in the past five years, while its total capital investment budget last year was $32 billion.
SAN RAMON, Calif. Energy company Chevron Corp. said Sunday it has made an additional discovery of natural gas in the giant Gorgon gas field being developed off the northwest coast of Australia.
Two men and a website mount vendetta against Shell – SUNDAY TIMES ARTICLE 19 JULY 2009: “Their site has become a major thorn in the side of Shell, publishing a relentless stream of insider leaks and negative commentary.”
This time next year, about 6,500 people will be working on the Motiva Enterprises refinery expansion, project director Nick Smallwood said.
Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC says the unrest hurt efforts to end flaring by making it unsafe to bring in teams to study or set up gas-utilization projects.