TDs unite outside Dáil to back Shell to Sea campaign Tuesday, March 22, 2011 – 04:22 PM Twenty-two TDs gathered at the gates of Leinster House in Dublin today to call on the Government to overturn consents granted by former Minister Pat Carey to Shell E&P Ireland on the day of the recent General Election. [...]
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The current opacity on how money changes hands has cooked up predictable outcomes. According to Nigerias corruption agency, as much as $400-billion (U.S.) in oil cash has been stolen or wasted during the past 50 years… TOBY HEAPS From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011 2:00AM EDT The simultaneously shifting sands under [...]
Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europes largest oil company, said Japans nuclear accident will support world natural gas demand in the longer term.
…the decision faces an almost-certain legal challenge from conservationists who say the government’s review was weak and that it is acting prematurely by not waiting until it completes a lengthy post-spill environmental study of the Gulf of Mexico that could take until next year.
Royal Dutch Shell has won approval to drill the first new deepwater oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico almost a year after a spill by rival BP halted the industry’s expansion. An offshore crude oil rig platform (left) sits peacefully in the Gulf of Mexico, USA. By contrast, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, is [...]
CALGARY, Alberta, March 21 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s (RDSa.L: Quote) 100,000 barrel per day expansion of its Athabasca Oil Sands Project in northern Alberta will be fully ramped up in the second quarter, the head of the company’s Canadian unit said on Monday. Lorraine Mitchelmore, president of Shell Canada, said the expansion will [...]
BEIJING, March 20 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L: Quote) is drilling 17 wells in China, including for tight gas and shale gas, Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters on Sunday. If the drilling is successful, Shell aims to spend $1 billion a year over the next five years on shale gas in China, he [...]
Published: Monday, March 21, 2011, 2:02 PM By Jonathan Tilove, The Times-Picayune WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael Bromwich announced Monday that, for the first time since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the bureau has approved a deepwater oil and gas exploration plan, [...]