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Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Controversy

Shown right: Pre-World War 2 staff meeting of Rhenania-Ossag (Royal Dutch Shell) employees in Hamburg Curio-Haus, Nazi Germany. Management included at least one Nazi official who remained employed by Shell after the war. Article by a former employee of Shell Oil USA Extract: “You folks need to wake up and critically examine how RD Shell […]

Nigeria summons Shell, Halliburton execs over graft

Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:33am EST * Shell invite relates to $240 million case settled in U.S. * Halliburton staff, MD called in after arrests last week ABUJA, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s anti-corruption police said on Tuesday they wanted to interview the country heads of Shell (RDSa.L) and U.S. oil services firm Halliburton (HAL.N) […]

Shell, Gazprom to Combine Beyond Russia

By JAMES HERRON LONDON—Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Russian gas giant OAO Gazprom signed an agreement on Tuesday that will deepen their existing partnership within Russia and see them work together outside Russia for the first time, Shell said in a statement. The agreement promises “further development of bilateral cooperation in exploration and production of […]

Ogoni allegations against the Nigerian government and Shell

NATIONAL UNION OF OGONI STUDENTS, USA (NUOS INTL. USA) 3046 W. 77TH STREET (ANNEX) CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60652 Ph. 773. 863. 1115, Email: [email protected] Fax. 773. 572. 4544 Website: Nov.29th,10 The attention of National Union of Ogoni Student’s, USA has been drawn to the recent attack by the combined forces of the Nigerian Joint Task […]

Gazprom and Shell To Expand Cooperation – Medvedev

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russia’s state-run gas firm OAO Gazprom (GAZP.RS) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC(RDSA.LN) are to sign a memorandum on the expansion of their cooperation in and outside Russia, Gazprom Deputy Chief Executive Alexander Medvedev said Monday. Gazprom’s cooperation with Shell could expand in Sakhalin, Medvedev said, without giving any more details on the […]

Oil spill in the Philippines

Dear Mr. Donovan, I am a resident of Bangkal village in Makati City, a working-class neighbourhood in the Philippines. I wish to tell you that Shell and Chevron have done a great environmental damage to our ground, but have kept quiet about it all this time. A month ago, an oil spill was discovered in […]

Royal Dutch Shell and the lampshades made from HUMAN SKIN

The Sun newspaper has published an article horrifically confirming, following a DNA test, that a lampshade bought at a New Orleans car boot sale is made from human skin. A gruesome relic from Nazi crimes against humanity in the 2nd World War. As the main financier of the Nazis, does Royal Dutch Shell bear any […]

Motiva Enterprises Reports Flaring At Norco Refinery; Equipment Failure Cited

NEW YORK -(Dow Jones) Motiva Enterprises LLC Saturday reported the release of several contaminants to the atmosphere, owing to equipment failure at its 235, 000-barrels-a-day oil refinery in Norco, Louisiana, to the U.S. National Response Center. The unit upset released a combination of butadiene, benzene, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and hexane […]

Comments on Donna Getz allegations against Shell

“Those poor people are being ‘f** over ‘ by Shell twice. First from the physical damage from the breathing of the acid produced by the flaring of production gases, and now financially.” Donna Getz allegations against Shell UPDATED MONDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2010 Comment from “Outsider” posted on Shell Blog Sun Nov 28th, 2010 at 8:37 […]

Donna Getz allegations against Shell

The following information is generated from emails received from Donna Getz, who makes self explanatory allegations against Shell and other parties. BY DONNA GETZ Read your articles about Royal Dutch Shell.  It makes me sick what they can get away with. I am going to tell you what happened to myself and my family. We […]

Drilling in offshore Alaska Arctic

From a former employee of Shell Oil USA Latest industry estimates are that the new drilling technologies have given and will give the US about 100 years worth of gas reserves from unconventional ‘tight’ shales, sands, carbonates and hydrocarbon ‘source’ rocks. That is about 2500 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Actual proven reserves are […]


Extract from email (printed below) sent to following US government officials Sent under the subject heading of: “Royal Dutch Shell Industrial Espionage” or “Drilling in the Arctic Ocean” Recipients President Barak Obama Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.  Department of Defense Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense William J Lynne, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Watson, […]

Alaska polar bears given ‘critical habitat’

25 November 2010 The US has designated a “critical habitat” for polar bears living on Alaska’s disappearing sea ice. The area – twice the size of the United Kingdom – has been set aside to help stave off the danger of extinction, the US Fish and Wildlife Service said. The territory includes locations where oil […]

Shell Says Has Plans in Beaufort to Limit Effect on Polar Bears

By Kari Lundgren – Nov 25, 2010 2:57 PM GMT+0000 Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it has plans to limit the effect on wildlife from exploration in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off Alaska after the U.S. designated some areas as “critical” for polar bears. “Shell’s plans for exploring in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas […]

Iraq Says to Sign Shell, Mitsubishi Deal by January

By Kadhim Ajrash and Nayla Razzouk – Nov 25, 2010 1:33 PM GMT+0000 Iraq will sign by the end of January an agreement with Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Mitsubishi Corp. for the capture of associated gas at oil fields in the country’s south, the director-general of Iraq’s South Gas Co. said. The agreement will […]

Halliburton Wins Shell Deal to Develop Majnoon, Aswat Says

By Nayla Razzouk – Nov 25, 2010 8:43 AM GMT+0000 Royal Dutch Shell Plc awarded a one- year contract to Halliburton Co. to help develop the Majnoon oilfield in southern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq website said. Halliburton is due to set up operations for 15 new wells, according to an agreement signed Nov. 22, the […]

U.S. Deems Polar-Bear Habitat Critical, Posing Issue for Shell

NOVEMBER 24, 2010 By SIOBHAN HUGHES WASHINGTON—The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday designated 187,000 square miles of offshore sea ice and other areas as critical habitat for polar bears, a move that could make it harder for Royal Dutch Shell PLC to begin drilling in Alaskan waters next summer. The Interior Department issued the final […]

Can Royal Dutch Shell be trusted by America?

Mr Michiel Brandjes, the Company Secretary & General Counsel Corporate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc has had advance sight of this email and therefore the opportunity to correct any inaccuracy, or seek an injunction to prevent it being circulated. The fact that you are now reading it means that Shell has not taken action to challenge the facts as stated herein.

Shell’s trustworthiness as a foreign company operating in the USA

By Alfred Donovan and John Donovan Yesterday we supplied Mr Michiel Brandjes, Company Secretary and General Counsel Corporate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc., with an email we intend to circulate to U.S. government officials, Senators and Congressman posing an important timely question: Is it safe to trust Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean? The […]

Investor Investigation of Royal Dutch Shell $48M Settlement of Foreign Bribery charges

Nov 22, 2010 – After Royal Dutch Shell plc agreed to pay more than $48 in relation to Foreign Bribery allegations an investigation on behalf of current long term investors in Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) concerning whether certain officer and directors can be held liable was announced.

Industry and Government Were Unprepared for BP Spill, Study says

November 22, 2010, 1:00 pm By JOHN M. BRODER Government and the oil industry were both thoroughly unprepared for a deepwater blowout and oil spill like the one that occurred this year in the gulf, leading to significant delays in capping the well and major environmental damage, the staff of the presidential spill commission concluded […]

There Will Be Fuel

NO SHORTAGE A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well near Burlington, Pa. Experts say the nation has gas reserves for 100-plus years. By CLIFFORD KRAUSS A version of this article appeared in print on November 17, 2010, on page F1 of the New York edition. THREE summers ago, the world’s supertankers were racing across the oceans […]


Comment about Iran from a former employee of Shell Oil USA John, I suspect that Iran’s real game has two parts, one is the obvious elimination of the Jewish State. The other is, I believed rooted in Iranian history going back to the days of the ancient Greeks. Having lived in Iran for about a […]

Royal Dutch Shell Iranian treachery

Royal Dutch Shell is once again funding a fanatical regime intent on the extermination of the Jewish people. Iran is bent on developing nuclear weapons to destroy Israel, finishing the job that Shell’s former Nazi partners embarked upon, killing millions of Jews in the Holocaust. By John Donovan According to a Reuters article published on […]

Shell’s London office UNDER WATER and besieged by GIANT EELS

Oil giant’s riverside office now part of the river By Kelly Fiveash • Get more from this author Posted in IT Director, 19th November 2010 12:44 GMT Royal Dutch Shell’s London headquarters has been shuttered since Monday (15 November) after the River Thames decided to pour into the iconic office building. The Register understands that the […]

Shell Shuts Houma-to-Houston Oil Pipeline After Leak

By Aaron Clark – Nov 18, 2010 3:46 PM GMT+0000 Royal Dutch Shell Plc said a crude oil pipeline from Houma, Louisiana, to Houston remains shut after a Nov. 16 crude oil leak. Ted Rolfvondenbaumen, a company spokesman, said he couldn’t provide a target date for the line’s restart. The conduit, known as the Ho-Ho […]

Toxins confirmed in Australia coal-seam gas wells

Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:59pm GMT SYDNEY Nov 18 (Reuters) – An Australian coal-seam gas company owned by Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina Co Ltd has confirmed the presence of toxins in three wells in an Australian project. Arrow Energy said in a statement released to the Australian stock exchange on Thursday that trace amounts […]

Shell’s Anacortes Refinery Has Hydrogen Sulfide Leak

By Aaron Clark and Samantha Zee – Nov 17, 2010 8:06 PM GMT+0000 Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Puget Sound refinery in Anacortes, Washington, released hydrogen sulfide from a flare line in the crude unit, state regulators said. The emission occurred at about 7 p.m. local time yesterday, according to a report filed with the Northwest […]

Flood closes Shell Centre

The London Central Office of Royal Dutch Shell has been closed as a result of there being a major flood in the basement during the night of 15th November 2010. Heating, air conditioning and water supplies are all affected. The flood caused the building to be closed today and it will remain closed tomorrow. Current […]

Remembrance/Veterans Day

From a former employee of Shell Oil USA John, I noticed that your article regarding the Nazi connection with Deterding and Royal Dutch Shell came out about the time of Remembrance/Veterans Day. I don’t know if that was deliberate or serendipitous, but given the nature of that article and some of the comments you have […]

Mistaken again for being a Royal Dutch Shell Plc official website

Bu Alfred Donovan and John Donovan We recently published an article in which Shell was praised for setting up this website: Shell Actually Implements a Blog! Dow Jones Newswires has also described as the “company web site” Now the Asian Tribune has described us as “an international news website of Royal Dutch Shell Plc” […]

Shell Nigerian Exploration and Production Co. Ltd. to pay $30 million criminal fine

Posted on Shell Blog by “old nigeria hand” on Sunday Nov 14th, 2010 at 11:26 pm RESPONSE TO: What did Shell Oil President John Hofmeister know about corruption in Nigeria? Panalpina and Hofmeister, bribes in Nigeria. I am certain that the top management knew all about the goings on. About 5 years ago a scandal […]

Arctic oil spill clean-up plans are ‘thoroughly inadequate’, industry warned

Report from US environment group warns that ice, freezing temperatures and high seas would overwhelm any clean-up attempts Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent Thursday 11 November 2010 10.31 GMT The Trans-Alaska oil pipeline. Photograph: Doug Wilson/Corbis The next big offshore oil disaster could take place in the remote Arctic seas where hurricane-force winds, 30ft seas, […]

What did Shell Oil President John Hofmeister know about corruption in Nigeria?

By a former employee of Shell Oil USA The Panalpina investigation began in 2007. The investigation covers the time period of 2002 -2007. That means, of course, that Shell’s transgressions occurred during John Hofmeister’s term of service at Shell. One has to wonder what his involvement in the bribery schemes were. I am certain that […]


By Alfred Donovan and John Donovan ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NAZI SECRETS Displayed right is an article from the Dutch newspaper “Limburger Koerier”, headlined “SIR HENRI DETERDING”, plus a related receipt/note, both displayed on page 480 of “A History of Royal Dutch Shell” Vol 1. Related text printed on the same page. This extract from the […]

The US should either let Shell drill in the Arctic or refund its leases

November 12, 2010 9:30am by Sheila McNulty While Royal Dutch Shell waits to hear from the US government on whether it will be permitted to drill in Alaska next year, environmentalists are stepping up their campaign for a “no” vote. The Pew Environment Group is the latest to speak out against drilling in the arctic. […]

Arctic Oil Spill Report

“There is a lot of pressure by Shell to drill this summer,” Marilyn Heiman, director of the US Arctic programme at Pew said. “But the oil companies are just not prepared for the Arctic. The spill plans are thoroughly inadequate.” U.S. Coast Guard Ice Breaker Healy in U.S. Arctic Waters © USGS Oil Spill Prevention […]

Shell Wins Approval for ‘Game Changer’ Gas Project

By Ben Sharples and Gemma Daley: November 12, 2010, 12:35 AM EST Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest oil company, won approval from the Australian government to proceed with the development of the world’s first liquefied natural gas project using a floating plant. Prelude, located about 200 kilometers (120 miles) off […]

Arctic Drilling Poses Untold Risks, Study Concludes

November 11, 2010, 5:43 pm By LESLIE KAUFMAN An image of a an oil-spill response vessel from a Shell commercial promoting Arctic drilling. Now that the moratorium on deepwater oil and gas drilling has been lifted by the Obama administration, the battle for the Arctic is heating up again. The suspension on deep-sea drilling was […]

Royal Dutch Shell Panalpina Nigerian Corruption Scandal

U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION CEASE AND DESIST ORDER: ROYAL DUTCH SHELL BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION: 5 November 2010 INDEX OF RELATED ARTICLES Settlements Near In Bribery Case: The Wall Street Journal 15 October 2010 Royal Dutch Shell bribery and corruption in Nigeria: The Wall Street Journal 16 October 2010 DOJ, SEC To Announce Panalpina-Related Bribery […]

Nude statue scandal as brother of Sultan of Brunei sues former lawyers

11 November 2010 By Craig McDonald Nude statue scandal as brother of Sultan of Brunei sues former THE outrageous habits of a playboy prince have been exposed in a sensational US court case. Jefri Bolkiah – brother of the fabulously wealthy Sultan of Brunei – was in a New York courtroom on Tuesday, suing his […]

Shell boasted about the money it pumped into Nazi Germany

Click on image to enlarge it. In 1933, the German subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, Rhenania, launched a series of motorist touring maps, which boasted that Shell was pumping money into the German economy i.e. into the coffers of the evil Hitler/Nazi regime. (Relevant text shown underlined in red) Die SHELL-Organisation in Deutschland stellt sich […]

Shell Plots Shanghai Listing

Mark Kleinman November 11, 2010 3:16 AM The oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is drawing up plans to list its shares on mainland China’s biggest stock exchange as part of efforts to forge deeper ties and expand its operations in the country, I have learned. I am told that Shell has appointed China International Capital […]

Environment group warns of Arctic oil drilling risks

By Agence France-Presse Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 — 3:17 pm With big oil companies eager to expand offshore exploration in the Arctic, an environmental group on Wednesday warned that the United States is ill-prepared to deal with an oil spill there. Freezing conditions, high seas and fragile ecosystems are among the dangers that could imperil […]

Shell, China sign deal to explore Canadian oil

By Shaun Polczer, Calgary Herald November 10, 2010 Zhou Jiping, vice chairman and president of Chinese oil giant PetroChina speaks at the company’s 2010 interim results announcement in Hong Kong on August 26, 2010. Photograph by: MIKE CLARKE, AFP/Getty Images In yet another sign of growing Chinese interest in Canada’s energy resources, the Chinese national […]

Email to Peter Voser concerning Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets

By John Donovan Printed below is an email my father sent to Richard Wiseman, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Royal Dutch Shell Plc., which was also sent to Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer and Michiel Brandjes, Company Secretary/General Counsel Corporate. The stated subject: Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets. Knowing that my father is 93, […]

John Hofmeister and alleged Shell espionage in the USA

Comment by a former employee of Shell Oil USA John, I have a comment about the comment for your ‘retiree’: He got his biology wrong. Toads are not slimy and do not turn into princess. Only frogs are slimy and Hofmeister has that personality trait in abundance. I also have another observation for your readers […]

Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister pompous as ever

Posted on Shell Blog by “retired shellee” on Nov 10th, 2010 at 11:24 am Hofmeister pompous as ever. Last night I watched the BBC documentary on the Macondo blow-out. It was easy to relate with all that was said by the various participants. But two things stuck to my mind: the media and politicians (Obama […]

Damage control: How Niger Delta crisis theatened Shell’s global brand

In 1995, pollution and politics in Nigeria hit the oil giant’s reputation hard John Vidal: Tuesday 9 November 2010 17.33 GMT A Shell Oil wellhead spill near Oloibiri Town, Bayelsa, Nigeria. Photograph: Ed Kashi/Corbis 1995 was Shell’s annus horribilis. Even as British environmentalists condemned its plan to dispose of the giant Brent Spar oil platform […]

Shell executives considered renaming the oil company ‘New Shell’

NGOs and BBC targeted by Shell PR machine in wake of Saro-Wiwa death Secret documents reveal the oil giant’s crisis management strategy following the execution of the Nigerian activist Eveline Lubbers and Andy Rowell: Tuesday 9 November 2010 17.33 GMT Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1993. Shell faced accusations that it had colluded with the government over […]

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