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Posts from ‘May, 2011’

Death threat from Shell supplier on Brazilian tribe’s land

Energy giant Shell’s joint venture partner, Cosan, is buying sugarcane grown on Guarani land. © João Ripper/Survival A Brazilian rancher supplying sugarcane to a joint venture partner of energy giant Shell has reportedly issued a death threat against a political opponent.?? José Teixeira, who is also a state deputy, is said to have recently warned […]

Shell accused of supporting Syrian regime

Daily Mail 31 May 2011, 10:05am Royal Dutch Shell has been accused of working ‘hand in glove’ with the government in Syria where hundreds of unarmed demonstrators have been killed during protests against the regime. The firm chartered a tanker to export almost 600,000 barrels of the country’s oil worth $55m, according to campaign group […]

Shell must suspend operations in Syria

IKV Pax Christi believes that all cooperation with the regime in Syria is illegitimate and that Shell must suspend its operations immediately. In Syria it is impossible for Shell to ensure that it is not involved in human rights violations. Shell has no other option than to suspend all operations until violence against demonstrators has […]

Shell accused over Syrian oil exports

FT.Com By David Blair, Energy Correspondent Published: May 29 2011 20:02 Royal Dutch Shell has been accused of working “hand in glove” with Syria’s regime after the energy company chartered a tanker to export almost 600,000 barrels of the country’s oil. A spokesperson for Shell declined to confirm or deny the vessel’s arrival in Syria, […]

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC: OFFSPRING OF AN OFF-THE-SHELF COMPANY OF DUBIOUS ANTECEDENCE

By Alfred Donovan As a result of proceedings Shell International brought against me in May 2005 via The World Intellectual Property Organization, we carried out a financial investigation of the setting up of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. We discovered from Companies House documents that the company is the offspring of an off-the-shelf company – FORTHDEAL […]

PARTY AGAINST THE PIPE

http://partyagainstthepipe.wordpress.com By: Keith Bourke – Extract from Western People article SCORES of musical acts and performers are heading to the shores of Broadhaven Bay in north Mayo this June Bank Holiday weekend for an extraordinary three-day festival. The ‘Party Against The Pipe’ will feature an eclectic mix of music, circus performance, art, children’s activities and […]

Shell turns up heat in race to woo Russia

29 May 2011, 3:32pm Shell has moved ahead of its rivals in a multi-billion pound race to partner Russia as it starts to exploit its vast oil riches in the Arctic. Following BP’s failure to conclude a partnership deal with Rosneft, Shell has organised a series of further talks with the Kremlin-controlled company. A meeting […]

Shell’s battle for the heart of Ireland

Ed Vulliamy: The Observer, Sunday 29 May 2011 This land is our land: pipeline protesters Willie and Mary Corduff at the quay at Rossport. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Observer If the sea is calm, you can hear the traffic in New York,” goes the local introduction to the breathtaking beauty of Erris, in the […]

Shell’s Karoo-born man steers clear of shale gas rumpus

May 29, 2011 3:08 AM | By ANTON FERREIRA One of Colesberg’s most successful sons, who went from a sheep farm childhood to becoming vice president of a leading multinational, is trying to keep a low profile in the controversy over plans to look for shale gas in the Karoo. That’s because the company De […]

Shell tried to lean on Time Magazine

By John Donovan Our applications compelling Shell to supply us with Shell internal documents in which we are mentioned, has generated some very revealing information, especially in regards to Shell bullying and manipulating the news media. We have previously published articles revealing Shell’s intent to “kill” a half-page story about this website that The Sunday […]

Shell says it’s looking at B.C. Coast for new LNG terminal

By GORDON HAMILTON, Vancouver Sun May 27, 2011 Shell says it’s looking at B.C. Coast for new LNG terminal. Photograph by: Leon Neal, AFP/Getty Images Shell Canada says it is investigating the potential for a new liquid natural gas terminal to be located on the B.C. coast. Shell “is interested in, and currently exploring LNG […]

Shell Faces NGO Pressure To Withdraw From Syria

MAY 27, 2011 2:12 P.M. ET By Iman Dawoud Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) is coming under pressure in the Netherlands to withdraw from Syria because of the Syrian government’s violent reprisals against pro-democracy demonstrators. Dutch non-governmental organization IKV Pax Christi is lobbying for Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) […]

Vladimir Putin ‘comfortable’ with Shell as Arctic partner for Rosneft

Russia’s powerful prime minister Vladimir Putin has given a vote of confidence in Royal Dutch Shell, saying he is “comfortable” with the company exploring the Arctic with state-controlled oil giant Rosneft. The right to look for oil in the Arctic is a great prize for foreign companies as there is the potential for major discoveries […]

Putin: Shell could work with Rosneft in Arctic

Associated Press, 05.27.11, 10:05 AM EDT MOSCOW — Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says state-owned oil firm Rosneft could team up and swap shares with Royal Dutch Shell in an Arctic offshore deal similar to one with BP that fell through. Rosneft and BP ( BP – news – people ) earlier this month failed […]