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BT, Shell and corporates call for trillion tonnes of carbon to stay in the ground

Extract from an article published Tuesday 8 April 2014 by The Guardian newspaper Unilever, Shell, BT, and EDF Energy are among 70 leading companies today calling on governments across the globe to step up efforts to tackle climate change. The companies, which have a combined turnover of $90bn, say the world needs a “rapid and […]

Shell Oil Self-Imposes Carbon Pollution Tax High Enough To Crash Coal, Erase Natural Gas’s Value-Add

Comment received on this article: Shell hypocrisy at its best… Shell claim to price carbon emissions at $40/ton, but then ignore the conclusions! By Joe Romm on November 21, 2013 at 5:36 pm Royal Dutch Shell includes a high price for carbon dioxide when evaluating new projects. The $40 a metric ton price that Shell […]

Shell Is Working on ‘Promising’ Renewable Technology, Voser Says

By Eduard Gismatullin – Nov 13, 2013 10:38 AM GMT The following are excerpts from an interview with Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser at the company’s headquarters in The Hague. Voser, who has headed Europe’s largest oil and gas producer since 2009, steps down at the end of the year, […]

Is Shell’s Shocking Revelation Good News for Tesla?

By Tyler Crowe : October 13, 2013 Cats and dogs. Oil and water. Name any cliche about polar opposites and they have probably been used to compare the oil industry and electric vehicles. So, it seems almost impossible that an oil company would make the claim that electric vehicles will be the predominant transportation fuel, […]

BP, Shell stall biofuel plans, cut down $57m investment

EBR Staff Writer: 08 July 2013 European oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell are deferring their investments in bio-fuel projects by holding a consolidated investment of about $57m during the first quarter of 2013. Industry sources claim that the current quarter witnessed the lowest investment for bio-fuel production since 2006. FULL ARTICLE

Big Oil’s Big Lies About Alternative Energy

By Antonia Juhasz: June 25, 2013 11:30 AM ET EXTRACTS How about Shell ­– the world’s largest corporation, according to Fortune? In 2010, the company launched an ad campaign called “Let’s Go,” hyping its efforts to “broaden the world’s energy mix.” The ads are still running today. But the numbers tell a different story. Shell […]

European energy policy ‘not working’

Peter Voser attacked the EU’s renewables subsidy as he claimed the continent’s approach to energy was failing. By Alex Stevenson: Wednesday, 19 June 2013 4:29 PM European energy policy ‘not working’ Wednesday, 19 June 2013 4:29 PM By Alex Stevenson The European Union’s energy policies could prove less effective in reducing carbon emissions than those […]

The Serious Fraud Office ‘urgently reviewing’ oil price inquiry

UK fraud authorities are “urgently reviewing” whether to launch an investigation into companies that may have rigged the oil market and driven up petrol costs for millions of drivers. By Rowena Mason and Christopher Hope: 7:06PM BST 16 May 2013 The Serious Fraud Office said it is considering an inquiry, after European Commission officials raided […]

By 2023, a Changed World in Energy

By 2023, a Changed World in Energy By CLIFFORD KRAUSS: A version of this article appeared in print on April 25, 2013, on page F1 of the New York edition HOUSTON IF you could close your eyes for just a moment like Rip Van Winkle, and blink them open in 2023, you might see a […]

Shell exploration manager Roland Spuij – deluded or ignorant?

By John Donovan Printed below is a deluded article written by a Shell exploration manager – Roland Spuij (prat on the right) – who apparently is totally ignorant of Shell’s track record of giving a higher priority to production and profits than to the safety of its offshore workers. Either that, or he is trying […]

S&P Warns of Credit Downgrade for BP, Shell, Others

March 4, 2013 Oil and gas companies including BP and Shell will likely see declines in cash flows and credit downgrades if world leaders implement policies to limit GHG emissions, according to a study by Carbon Tracker and Standard & Poor’s. What A Carbon-Constrained Future Could Mean For Oil Companies’ Creditworthiness looks at how BP […]

Shell Sees Solar as Biggest Energy Source After Exiting Industry

By Eduard Gismatullin & Sally Bakewell – Feb 28, 2013 12:01 AM GMT Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) says solar power, a business it abandoned four years ago, may expand into the world’s biggest source of energy in the next half century. The proposition that photovoltaic panels will be the main power source by 2070 […]

Shell Invests $26 Million in GlassPoint to Get Heavy Crude Deals

By Wael Mahdi – Dec 11, 2012 8:00 AM GMT Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) invested $26 million in GlassPoint Solar Inc. to help it secure contracts in Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman to extract dense crude using steam produced from a solar plant, the California-based company said in a statement. GlassPoint runs a 7-megawatt, four-acre […]

Brazil regulator approves Cosan, Shell partnership

Wed Dec 5, 2012 11:11am EST Dec 5 (Reuters) – Brazil’s antitrust regulator approved a joint venture between the sugar, ethanol and fuel distribution assets of milling group Cosan SA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Wednesday. The two companies originally announced the multi-billion dollar union of their Brazilian assets in 2010, later dubbing the […]