By John Donovan “France’s state energy firm EDF has been fined 1.5m by a Paris court for spying on Greenpeace.” “The energy company’s former security chief was sentenced to three years in prison for employing a firm to hack into the energy watchdog’s computers.” See Guardian article “EDF fined 1.5m for spying on Greenpeace” from [...]
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FINANCIAL TIMES November 10, 2011 By Javier Blas and Sylvia Pfeifer in London and Abigail Fielding-Smith in Beirut Syria has stopped paying for oil produced within the country by Royal Dutch Shell and Total, highlighting the economic tensions affecting Bashar al-Assads regime after months of pro-democracy protests. Their continued domestic oil production in Syria is [...]
NOVEMBER 11, 2011 By GURDEEP SINGH SINGAPOREMalaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Bhd. said Friday that it has agreed with Royal Dutch Shell PLC to jointly develop oilfields in Malaysia using enhanced oil recovery techniques. The companies say the $12 billion project will help the Malaysian national explorer extract a greater portion of [...]
Rights group says oil giant’s 2008 spills have wrecked livelihoods of 69,000 people and will take 30 years to clean up Reuters guardian.co.uk, Thursday 10 November 2011 18.04 GMT Shell’s oil spills in the Niger Delta (pictured) mean the region needs the world’s largest clean-up, says the United Nations Environment Programme. Photograph: AP Royal Dutch [...]
LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell and Total have slashed Syrian oil production as international sanctions make exports impossible, industry sources told Reuters.
Diigbo, who was speaking today at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Peace and Freedom Center, to mark 16th Remembrance of the hanging of the Ogoni leader, late Ken Saro-Wiwa said the setting up of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority is a significant step towards actualizing the UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Ogoni Bill of Rights, and all the dreams for which late Saro-Wiwa and other Ogonis gave their lives.