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‘Solar’ jet fuel made out of thin air

Extract from a Chemistry World article by Jon Cartwright published 2 May 2014 The dream of producing hydrocarbon fuels from carbon dioxide and sunlight is one step closer thanks to chemists in Europe who have made jet fuel from scratch in a solar reactor for the first time. Although the chemists only produced enough kerosene to […]

Marvin Odum speaks out

Article by M. Nadeem published 27 June 2014 by insider monkey.com under the headline: “Royal Dutch Shell plc’s Subsidiary Shell Oil Company President Marvin Odum Discusses Energy Industry State” In a Fox News’ Opening Bell program on June 27, Shell Oil Company’s, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc), President, Marvin Odum, talked about the […]

Oil giant says profits are assured

Extracts from an article published by Eco-Business 28 May 2014 Shell, the world’s largest oil company, believes that governments will not damage its business by taking rapid action on climate change, and says all its oil reserves will be needed and sold at a profit. In a robust reply to a recent report by the […]

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 […]