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Revolving Doors? Kate Smith, Shell UK Head of UK Government Relations

I’ve recently learned that a Kate Smith is about to become Director of the Americas Department at the FCO.  Would this by any chance be the same Kate Smith who moved from the FCO to Shell in 2008 as head of UK government relations?   Is there any word of that Kate Smith (for it must […]

Royal Dutch Shell Reports Strong Earnings for Fourth Quarter

A version of this article will appear in print on February 4, 2011, in The International Herald Tribune. By JULIA WERDIGIER LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that its earnings had more than tripled in the fourth quarter because of higher oil and gas prices, and as investments in new projects started to pay […]

WikiLeaks revelations: Pernicious influence of Royal Dutch Shell

It is clear from these cables that Royal Dutch Shell has the Dutch government in their hip pocket. No surprise there, the Queen must get her dividends. Royal Dutch Shell management apparently thinks it has so much influence it can dictate foreign policy matters to ALL of the G8 governments? Isn’t that a revelation. Maybe […]

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL: THE MOST EVIL COMPANY ON THE PLANET?

*CORPORATE TERRORISM AGAINST A FORMER SHELL EMPLOYEE *ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NAZI SECRETS EXPOSED *INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT: GALE NORTON, SHELL SCANDAL *Shell employee guinea pigs in study of carcinogenic properties *1000?s of Shell workers asked to reapply for their own jobs *SEX, DRUGS & CORRUPTION IN USA SPONSORED BY SHELL *ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NIGERIAN CORRUPTION SCANDAL […]

INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON GALE NORTON, SHELL SCANDAL

By John Donovan Although their names have been redacted, it appears from this report that John Hofmeister and Malcolm Brinded were both directly involved in negotiations/discussions with Gale Norton? If the issue of Shell corruption is raised, based on our knowledge, there is always a good chance that Mr Big Brain, No Scruples  Brinded will […]

INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON GALE NORTON, SHELL SCANDAL – PART 3

We provided the results of our investigation to the U.S. Department of Justice, which declined criminal prosecution.

INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON GALE NORTON, SHELL SCANDAL – PART 2

Determination from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE)

INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON GALE NORTON, SHELL SCANDAL – PART 1

The Office of Inspector General concluded an investigation based on a complaint that Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) received preferential treatment during the awarding of oil shale Research, Development, and Demonstration (RDD) leases in 2005 and 2006 by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Since former Secretary Gale Norton subsequently secured employment with Shell, we expanded our investigation to consider her involvement…

Gale Norton’s departure from Shell Oil

“Ms. Norton was under investigation because there was (and still is) the ‘stench’ of corruption in the air regarding her conduct as DoI Secretary and the awarding of leases to Shell, followed by her eventual employment with Shell. Her departure from Shell indicates that Shell had no ‘further’ need for her services, and that she […]

An eventful year for Royal Dutch Shell

Photograph of senior Shell official Richard Wiseman, right, was kindly offered and supplied by him for display on this website.This happened when he was still fond of us. LEAFLET DISTRIBUTED TO SHELL EMPLOYEES AT THE SHELL CENTRE LONDON TODAY, MONDAY 13 DECEMBER 2010 As notified in advance to Mr Richard Wiseman, Chief Ethics & Compliance […]

Ex-Interior Secretary Says US ‘Wasted Millions’ In Probe

By Siobhan Hughes  Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES: DECEMBER 12, 2010, 7:56 P.M. ET WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Former U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton lashed out days after an inspector general’s report found “no conclusive evidence” that she had broken federal conflict-of-interest laws when she accepted a job at Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) after leaving her post […]

Royal Dutch Shell in ‘hall of shame’

Ian Fraser 12 Dec 2010 Scotland’s largest pension fund is considering disinvesting in Royal Bank of Scotland shares over concerns about poor environmental, social and corporate governance at the Edinburgh-based bank. Strathclyde, which signed the UN Principles of Responsible Investment in 2008, is also considering disinvesting in other companies – including Gazprom, Petrobras, General Dynamics, […]

Interior Department Appeared To Give Shell Preferential Treatment -Report

DECEMBER 10, 2010 By Stephen Power and Siobhan Hughes WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The federal agency that controls oil and natural gas production on U.S.-owned land “appeared to give preferential treatment” to Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the company was pursuing leases to drill on tracts of government-owned land in the western U.S. in 2005 and 2006, […]

Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton won’t face charges

“It sounds like Secretary Norton was earning her salary from Shell even before they put her on the payroll,” The Justice Department declined to file charges against Gale Norton. By DAN BERMAN | 12/10/10 6:15 PM EST Updated: 12/10/10 7:12 PM EST The Justice Department has declined to file charges against former Interior Secretary Gale […]