Hélène Michaud: 18 November 2011 Cleaning up extensive oil pollution in the Niger Delta is the primary responsibility of the Nigerian government, Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal told a parliamentary commission on Thursday. He was supported by the Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Bleker, who pointed out that the Nigerian government, like all governments, [...]
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The big question is: Can Shell keep riding this tiger? What prevents PetroChinas parent, CNPC, from exploiting the Western producer for what it wants and then tossing it aside or perhaps even taking it over?
November 18, 2011 at 1:56 pm by Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska A 2008 lease sale in the Chukchi Sea off Alaskas northwest coast remains legally flawed and should be cancelled, Alaska Native and environmental groups say in a court filing. Earthjustice attorney Erik Grafe said Thursday the sale does did not follow federal environmental [...]
English.news.cn 2011-11-18 11:34:39 HOUSTON, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) — Shell Oil Company said Thursday it has started producing oil from a well 9,627 feet (2934 meters) below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, the deepest underwater well in the world. The well is located in the Tobago Field 200 miles (322 kms) southwest of Houston [...]
The Associated Press November 17, 2011, 11:59AM ET ANCHORAGE, Alaska The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has opened public comment periods for Shell Oil’s drilling exploration plan in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. BOEM announced Wednesday that the plan by Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and its supporting documentation were sufficient for [...]
November 18, 2011, 6:28 AM EST By Aydan Eksin Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) — An oil and gas exploration agreement Turkey will sign with Royal Dutch Shell Plc next week is not a political move, Turkeys Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said. The accord for exploration on land and in sea, including the Mediterranean, is planned to [...]