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Posts from ‘January, 2012’

Will disgraced Shell boss Sir Philip Watts be stripped of his knighthood?

POSTING ON SHELL BLOG BY “SirPhil” ON 31 Jan 2012 “Having read that the former RBS-CEO, Fred Goodwin, has been stripped of his knighthood by UK authorities. Makes you wonder if and when Sir Phil Watts will stripped of his one. No doubt Phil’s selfish behaviour at the helm of Shell did more harm to […]

Shell Seen Raising Dividend for First Time Since 2009: Energy

Shell may even go as far as paying a special dividend or buying back shares to maximize shareholder value, according to analysts at Citigroup Inc.

Oil bargaining heads toward wire

Hamilton said the industry, represented by Shell Oil Co., also hasn’t budged on health and safety provisions the union wants in its new three-year contract. By Dan Wallach, [email protected] (409) 838-2876 Published 02:46 p.m., Monday, January 30, 2012 The national oil contract bargaining is heading toward a midnight Tuesday deadline, but the two sides seem far apart […]

Call for Norwegian Government Pension Fund disinvestment in Shell

An eminent group of scientists and professionals have sent a collective communication to the Norwegian Government Pension Fund recommending disinvestment in the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on ethical grounds. By John Donovan An eminent group of scientists and professionals have sent a collective communication to the Norwegian Government Pension Fund recommending disinvestment in the […]

Sakhalin-2 News

Gazprom Expansion of Sakhalin-2 LNG Plant May Cost $7 Billion January 30, 2012, 5:20 AM EST By Jake Rudnitsky Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) — OAO Gazprom and its partners in the Sakhalin-2 project may decide on expanding their liquefied natural gas plant this year, to add supplies by 2018, said Andrey Galaev, the venture’s chief executive […]

Weaning Royal Dutch Shell off Iranian Oil

By John Donovan Royal Dutch Shell CEO Peter Voser is reluctantly considering how best to wean Shell off the supply of blood tainted Iranian oil. Shell is one of the biggest consumers of Iranian oil – see article below. The relationship between Shell and Iran has continued unabated for many years, while the fanatical Iranian […]

Story linking Shell with Jewish skin lamp shades is gutter press

POSTING ON SHELL BLOG BY “LONDONLAD” SAT 28 JAN 2012 I am afraid that there clearly is very little news (i.e. aspects of Shell’s work) for the Donovan’s to rant on about recently. A great deal is re-printed as though it’s new but is merely old stories and anti-Shell propoganda that is old history. Yes, […]

Nigeria to Ask for Compensation From Shell on Bonga Spill

By Vincent Nwanma – Jan 29, 2012 10:36 PM GMT Jan. 29 (Bloomberg)– Nigeria will “soon” ask for compensation for an oil spill from Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s largest oil company, President Goodluck Jonathan said. A spill last month from the 200,000 barrel-a-day Bonga field off Nigeria, which produces nearly 10 percent of […]

Shell’s profits surge 175 per cent to $27.3 billion

Sunday Express Sunday 29 Jan 2012 By Tracey Boles ROYAL Dutch Shell is set to gush full-year profits of $27.3 billion (£17.4 billion) for 2011, a 175 per cent increase in a year. The expected surge in earnings comes despite fourth-quarter profits hurt by lower demand because of the warm winter weather. The results, buoyed […]

Profits at Shell set to anger drivers

Published on Sunday 29 January 2012 00:00 HIGHER annual and quarterly profits from oil heavyweight Royal Dutch Shell are this week expected to ignite the fury of hard-pressed drivers who continue to face near record prices at the petrol pump. But the figures are likely to spell good news for investors as analysts raise the […]

Analyst: Nova Scotia offshore just one of Shell’s interests

January 29, 2012 – 4:35am By JOANN ALBERSTAT Business Reporter Shell’s renewed interest in offshore Nova Scotia is part of a plan to expand its exploration efforts globally, an industry analyst says. Mark Gilman, an oil and gas analyst with the Benchmark Co., said the petroleum giant has been on a lease-buying spree over the […]

Union says U.S. refinery workers strike more likely

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON | Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:16pm EST (Reuters) – The United Steelworkers union warned on Saturday that a strike by U.S. refinery workers as early as 12 a.m. Wednesday was becoming more likely due to “the lack of a more substantive response from the industry.” Union and oil company negotiators have […]

When will Royal Dutch Shell apologize to the Jews?

The Sun newspaper 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 moral […]

Oil industry sees China winning, West losing from Iran sanctions

Peter Voser, chief executive at Royal Dutch Shell, said his company might take some time before suspending purchases… By Dmitry Zhdannikov DAVOS, Switzerland | Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:33am EST (Reuters) – As the European Union prepares to ban Iranian oil and the United States turns the screw on payments, oil executives and policymakers say […]

Shell arch-critic emailed over 400 Royal Dutch Shell senior execs

In a front page lead story in the Financial Times, our site was properly credited with breaking news of the restructuring plans of Peter Voser. FROM OUR ARCHIVE: EXTRACT FROM A RELATED EMAIL MESSAGE SENT BY JOHN DONOVAN TO OVER 400 SENIOR SHELL EXECUTIVES Congratulations! I am writing to offer our best wishes on your […]

Royal Dutch Shell Another Enron?

Shell is very different from Enron. We were criticized for that some time ago and I’m glad we have a absolutely rock-solid way we do business. And, if you read our annual report, you read our footnotes and all the details, everything is in there. It’s all completely transparent, as far as Shell is concerned. […]

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