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Royal Dutch Shell a pioneer in blacklisting

CURRENT NEWS – BLACKLISTING: As could be expected, Shell was a pioneer in this evil, sinister and totally unethical conduct, detailed in an article we published 2 years ago: “Shell’s North Sea history of safety violations, blackmail and blacklisting.”  By John Donovan “At last the scandal of the illegal blacklisting of so-called troublesome workers in […]

Daily Mirror: GROTESQUE: Union blasts Shell’s £372 a second profit

Daily Mirror (UK): GROTESQUE: Union blasts Shell’s £372 a second profit “SHELL sparked outrage yesterday by revealing profits of £372 a second.”: “Union Amicus called the profit “grotesque” and accused Shell of putting cash before staff safety. The company was fined £900,000 in April for health and safety lapses over the deaths of two Scottish […]

Daily Mirror: VICTORY; Shell Halts Pipeline As Minister Orders Safety Review

Daily Mirror (UK): VICTORY; Shell Halts Pipeline As Minister Orders Safety Review “The energy giant has been forced by the Government to back down in the row over the Corrib gas pipeline that saw five farmers jailed for the past two weeks.” Thursday 14 July 2005 SHELL last night suspended all work on a controversial […]

Sir Henry Deterding: £250,000 FOR A BABY

Daily Mirror: £250,000 FOR A BABY: 20 March 1939 Page 13 EXTRACT EIGHT weeks after the death, of her seventy-year-old millionaire husband, Lady Charlotte Deterding, aged forty, has given birth to a daughter in a Berlin nursing home. Under the terms of her oil-magnate husband’s will the child will inherit about a quarter of a […]

Sir Henri Deterding: 9s.-a-Week to Millions

Daily Mirror: 9s.-a-Week to Millions: 6 February 1939 Page 7 Oil King Sir Henri Deterding, seventy two, who died at St. Moritz, Switzerland, began as a nine-shillings-a-week bank clerk and rose to riches so great that eventually he matched dollar for dollar with Rockefeller. Sir Henri was a Dutchman. He was knighted by the British […]

OIL KING HENRI DETERDING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP

The Daily Mirror: Friday, April 22, 1932 OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP Russian Bid to Defeat Royal Dutch Group Causes Flood of Selling Extract Sir Henri Deterding, head of the Royal Dutch group, told the Daily Mirror last night that the slump was a cunningly organised attempt by Soviet Russia to smash the […]

OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP

Daily Mirror: OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP: 22 April 1932 Page 3 The above is just the lead in to a major article, accessible via the link provided. Extracts: Russian Bid to Defeat Royal Dutch Group Causes Flood of Selling Sir Henri Deterding, head of the Royal Dutch group, told the Daily Mirror […]