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Royal Dutch Shell plc Notice of 2014 Annual General Meeting

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the “Company”) announces that its 2014 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Circustheater, Circusstraat 4, The Hague, The Netherlands at 10:00  (Dutch time) on Tuesday May 20, 2014. The Notice of Annual General Meeting  (the “Notice”) can be viewed and downloaded from http://www.shell.com/agm The AGM will be webcast on […]

A slap for Shell

By Rob Davies: PUBLISHED 22 May 2013 Investors joined environmental protesters in giving Royal Dutch Shell a slap on the wrists, as a tenth of them failed to back the oil giant’s pay arrangements. In what is likely to be chief executive Peter Voser’s last annual meeting before he retires, some 10 per cent of […]

Shell suffers embarrassing shareholder rebellion over executive pay

Bonus awarded to outgoing chief executive Peter Voser prompts 8% of shareholders to vote against remuneration policy Bumper £8m pay package for Shell boss Peter Voser (Daily Mail Article) Rupert Neate The Guardian, Tuesday 21 May 2013 18.38 BST Shell suffered an embarrassing 10% shareholder rebellion against its executive pay report on Tuesday. Almost 8% […]

You can’t be sure of seeing Shell’s AGM

If you couldn’t travel to the Hague to protest, you could always attend the live link-up in London. But now you can’t even do that Rupert Neate: The Observer, Sunday 19 May 2013 Angry about the oil giants allegedly fixing the price of petrol for more than a decade? You’ll have a chance to harangue […]

Peter Voser, Petroleum Executive Screw-up of the Year Award

By John Donovan Peter R. Voser, the man ultimately responsible for Shell’s screw-up in the Arctic – a farce befitting a low budget Monty Python production, the man on whose watch Shell’s market capitalization has sunk below Chevron, making Shell the third largest of the Western oil majors, not number 2, and also the man […]

The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility challenges Shell AGM

Press Release 15 March 2013: The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR) challenges Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) to have greater transparency in its forthcoming AGM arrangements and increased commitment to ensuring the voices of UK shareholders are heard. UK investor coalition ECCR has expressed deep dissatisfaction with Shell over its plan to restrict access to […]

Shell’s contempt for its UK shareholders: Scraps UK satellite AGM

“The decision not to have an audio/visual link to London for this years RDS AGM means that for the first time in history British based shareholders will not be able to attend a Shell AGM in the UK. At the time of the demise of Shell Transport and Trading and the formation of the new […]

Shell and Friends of the Earth exhange fire via the FT

By John Donovan Stumbled across this interesting correspondence conducted publicly via the letters page of the Financial Times several years ago between Sir Mark Moody-Stuart of Shell and Mr Tony Juniper, Executive Director, Friends of the Earth, London. As can be seen, Sir Mark scored a spectacular own goal. Got his facts wrong. FROM OUR […]

Scarcely a whimper as Shell votes for unification

Financial Times: Scarcely a whimper as Shell votes for unification Wednesday 29 June 2005 By Ian Bickerton in Scheveningen Dutch shareholders bade farewell to nearly a century of history in less than 45 minutes on Tuesday, overwhelmingly approving the unification of Royal Dutch and Shell, the two arms of the energy group. Shortly afterwards shareholders […]

FINAL SHELL TRANSPORT AGM started and ended to refrain of Bing Crosby crooning: You can be sure of Shell

ARTICLE FROM OUR 2005 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE (MICHAEL HOLLIDAY VERSION OF THE SHELL SONG) ShellNews.net: The Shell Transport FINAL AGM resulting from the reserves scandal, started and ended to the refrain of Bing Crosby crooning: “You can be sure of Shell”: Wednesday 29 June 2005 By John Donovan Editor, ShellNews.net Shell’s marathon AGM was held […]

Nigerian farmer: Shell says we’ll soon smile in the Niger Delta

Published on : 18 May 2011 – 12:29pm | By Hélène Michaud It is his very first visit to the Netherlands, home of the company that he says has destroyed his family’s investments: “Our fish ponds, our bakery, our land.” He wants them back. The green parks, the urban infrastructure, trains that arrive on time: […]

Shell CEO: No Secret Of Interest In Russian Arctic

Tuesday May 17, 2011 LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA.LN) has made “no secret” of its interest in developing the hydrocarbon resources in the Russian Arctic, but its preference remains for investment on a project-by-project basis rather than buying stakes in local companies, Chief Executive Peter Voser said Tuesday. “We are interested in […]

Shell seeks to drill in Arctic seas this summer

• Shell ignores calls for moratorium on drilling • Company says world needs 27bn barrel resource Tim Webb: Tuesday 18 May 2010 19.13 BST Shell yesterday pushed ahead with plans to drill in the Arctic Sea this summer, defying calls for a moratorium on offshore exploration in the pristine wilderness following the Gulf of Mexico […]

Amnesty ‘disappointed’ by FT’s decision to pull ad targeting Shell

Posted: 18 May 2010 Financial Times’ late call thwarts Amnesty’s campaign Amnesty International UK expressed its immense disappointment today at the Financial Times’ decision to pull a new hard-hitting advertisement at the last possible moment. The ad was due to appear today as Shell held its London AGM. The advertisement focused on the appalling human […]