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Jury Awards Texas Family $2.9M For Fracking Nuisance

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLAGE Extract from an article by Jess Davis published 23 April 2014 by LAW360 under the headline: “Jury Awards Texas Family $2.9M For Fracking Nuisance Claim” Law360, Dallas (April 22, 2014, 5:25 PM ET) — A Texas jury on Tuesday awarded $2.925 million to a family who alleged they suffered health […]

UK Govt ‘Caved’ In Pushing US Supreme Court To Prioritize Corporations Over Human Rights

Extracts from an article by Carey L. Biron published 21 April 2014 by MINTPRESS NEWS “In the cases against Shell and Rio Tinto, business interests won over the human rights interests of the plaintiffs in the cases who had legitimate claims of torture and murder…” WASHINGTON — Newly released internal memoranda and emails detail the […]

Louisiana Benzene Case against Shell settled

“Shell’s potential exposure to litigation throughout the US for benzene exposure claims may now be very significant – this could be a repeat of the asbestos claims of a few years ago.” Extracts from an article published 11 April 2014 by HarrisMartin.com under the headline: “Parties Remaining in Louisiana Benzene Case Scheduled for June 2014 […]

Obama Administration Asks to Revise Environmental Impact Statement for 2008 Chukchi Lease Sale

Extract from an article by Carolyn Davis published 10 April 2014 by NaturalGasIntel.com The Obama administration, joined by Royal Dutch Shell plc, has asked an Alaska district court to allow the U.S. Department of Interior to revise an environmental impact statement (EIS) used to support the Chukchi Sea lease sale in 2008. The U.S. Court […]

Documents reveal extent of Shell lobbying in human rights case

The documents, obtained by the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (Core) and Amnesty International, show the closeness of the relationship between the multinational corporations and UK government departments. They also show that UK government officials were privately worried about being seen to be promoting business interests over ethical trading principles. Peter Frankental, economic relations programme director at […]

Shell seeks urgency on Alaskan litigation

Extracts from an article by Alan Bailey of Petroleum News published week of April 06, 2014 under the headline: Shell seeks urgency: Asks court to accept BSEE proposal in Chukchi Sea lease sale appeal case In an April 2 filing submitted to the federal District Court in Alaska Shell said that it opposes any delay in resolving […]

Peter Rees refuses to comment on circumstances of exit from Shell

Extract from an article by Kate Beioley published by THE LAWYER on 1 April 2014 under the headline: Coming out of his Shell: Peter Rees on leaving “the best job in law” General counsel at Shell – “the best job in law” according to Peter Rees QC. So what prompted the silk to stand down […]

Shell Oil sued for allegedly firing woman on maternity leave

Extract from an article by Annie Cosby published 31 March 2014 by The Southeast Texas Legal Journal Nicole L. Ryder filed a lawsuit March 21 in the U.S. Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston Division) against Shell Oil Co. and Shell Exploration & Production Co., citing violation of the Family and Medical Leave […]

Shell Oil Co blasted by City Officials and Law Firm

City officials and a law firm representing homeowners in the Carousel housing tract in Carson on Monday blasted Shell Oil Co.’s proposed plan to clean up petroleum-contaminated soil in the neighborhood. “It’s a joke,” said Tom Girardi, whose firm is suing Shell on behalf of hundreds of Carousel tract residents and the city. “We know […]

Illicit activities of Royal Dutch Shell snared in NSA surveillance programs?

It would be ironic if Shell, a company that was publicly exposed for engaging in spying, undercover activities and dirty tricks operations against its perceived enemies, such as Greenpeace and John Donovan, are exposed again, this time by government secret surveillance programs. By Washington Observer Over the last year or so there have been a […]

The People vs Shell: Frack off

Extracts from an article by Staci Matlock published on 11 March 2014 by The New Mexican under the headline: “Land grant group joins Mora fight against oil drilling” The Mora Land Grant association has come down on the side of the Mora County Commission in a fight against the Royal Dutch Shell oil company and […]

WHAT CHIEF GLOBAL PETROLEUM ENGINEER IAIN PERCIVAL REALLY THOUGHT ABOUT…

This article has been deleted at the request of Iain Percival. RELATED CORRESPONDENCE ON SHELL BLOG Stuart Posted on Mar 11th, 2014 at 22:33 With unreserved apologies if you HAVE gotten his support: I find it very sad that you would decide to publish old documents from Iain, a man whose integrity and dignity you […]

Shell Corrib Gas Project Developments

Extracts from an article by Mary Carolan published on 11 March 2014 by The Irish Times under the headline: “Judge fast-tracks hearing of Corrib gas challenge” A High Court judge yesterday granted an application from Shell E&P Ireland to fast- track the hearing of the latest legal action against the Corrib project and fixed a […]

Lawmakers look into diesel smuggling and Shell Oil contract

Extracts from an article published by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) 11 March 2014 At a regular session on Tuesday… the lawmakers agreed to the request by the State Audit Bureau to get more time to prepare its reports on the sticky issue of the smuggling of diesel fuel and on the contract signed between Shell Oil […]