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Shell cleared to lift Brent Delta topside in one go

Worlds biggest ship, Pioneering Spirit, formerly a Nazi named vessel, the Pieter Schelte, is cleared to lift Brent Delta topside in one go 7 July 2015 Oil giant Shell is to press ahead with plans to remove the topside of the Brent Delta platform in a single lift after its decommissioning project was cleared by the UK […]

Shell estimates one million hours of offshore work saved from Brent Delta move

Written by Energy reporter – 28/05/2015 Shell said in February it would seek approval for the Pioneering Spirit, thought to be the largest ship ever built, to lift and remove the topside in one piece, shunning more traditional methods which involve cutting installations into smaller sections. FULL ARTICLE (THE SHIP BORN WITH A NAZI NAME […]

Putin, Ukraine and Royal Dutch Shell

Sir Henri was fanatically anti-Soviet as a result of the confiscation of Shell oil fields in Russia. Might be best if Ben does not mention this past history to his new chum, Vlad the Bad, who is rather keen to restore the Soviet empire. “Had Putin asked ‘and now you kiss my ass’, I am sure van Beurden […]

Little known key role of Michiel Brandjes in Shell reserves scandal

However, unbeknown to Van de Vijver, Michiel Brandjes (right), who was alarmed by the findings of the report, sent a copy to a New York law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore. This meant that events were no longer in the control of Shell. Instead, Shell’s most sensitive issue since its close association with Adolf Hitler […]

Royal Dutch Shell leadership: Bring back Sir Henri Deterding

If only it was possible to resurrect Sir Henri Deterding at his best, the extraordinary Dutchman who built the Royal Dutch Shell Group. In his first couple of decades at Shell he was a brilliant decisive leader brimming with ambition, ideas and incredible determination. He would have acted to exploit BP’s self-inflicted misfortunes, whereas Van […]

Is Shell STILL anti-Semitic?

“So is Shell STILL anti-Semitic, or is it simply because doing business with Israel would upset the rulers of Saudi Arabia, yet another tyrannical regime in bed with Shell? One Country swims in oil. The other doesn’t. Perhaps that has something to do with it?” By John Donovan In March 2011 we published an article […]

Deterding orders-Hitler acts

News reports from long ago are emerging on the Internet as newspapers create digital searchable online archives. This is a disastrous development for  companies such as Royal Dutch Shell that have been around for a long time and have a toxic history to hide. By John Donovan News reports from long ago are emerging on […]

Shell and the Dutch fascists: A study in black

We have to keep in mind that it was not only Sir Henri Deterding who was a keen supporter of the Nazi’s. In the 1930’s there were other Shell directors such as J.E.F. de Kok and *Wim Rost van Tonningen who were also keen supporters of Hitler and his henchmen. Guest Author: Ton Biesemaat (Dutch […]

Starbucks a novice at tax dodging compared with Shell

Shell’s penchant for tax dodging goes back almost 100 years. In comparison, Starbucks is a mere novice. QUOTE FROM “A HISTORY OF ROYAL DUTCH SHELL, VOLUME 2 “This elaborate charade would have delighted Deterding who, in an earlier phase of the Group’s history, had excelled in devising convoluted schemes to avoid tax…” By John Donovan […]

Royal Dutch Shell and Racism

Shell has admitted past discrimination against Jewish employees, which cost at least 20 of them their lives.  It supported racist regimes in Nazi Germany and more recently, Apartheid South Africa. By John Donovan Shell employees who have accused Shell of being a racist company will be interested in a comparison set out in “A HISTORY […]

The Neptune Strategy: Shell Propped up Apartheid in South Africa

By John Donovan In 1987, Shell Oil Co implemented a secret 265 page plan devised by a Washington based firm, Pagan International. The devious plan was designed to undermine support for critics of Shell’s policy of propping up the despised racist apartheid regime in South Africa, just as Shell and its Nazi leader, Sir Henri […]

Ikea ‘deeply regrets’ use of forced labour: when is Shell going to apologise?

I wonder when Royal Dutch Shell is going to apologise for using Jewish forced labour at its German subsidiary Rhenania-Ossag… By John Donovan BBC News has reported that Ikea ‘deeply regrets’ use of forced labour. According to the report: Ikea gave contracts to the East German (GDR) government in the 1970s. Former political prisoners of […]

Ashamed of Shell

COMMENT FROM A FORMER SHELL EMPLOYEE (Name and contact information supplied). I was reading your blog today about Shell’s annual meeting and the dissatisfaction being expressed by shareholders. One shareholder I think summed up the attitude of most shareholders in general, and employees in particular (who are also shareholders in Shell through the various stock […]

Gripe Sites

By John Donovan The article printed below is from our archives. It is about gripe web sites such as this one and contains a warning by Guy Martin, of the law firm Carter-Ruck concerning “potentially disastrous legal consequences for making untrue allegations which are defamatory of companies or individuals…”  It is therefore a testimony to […]

Evidence File

EVIDENCE FILE Litigation Against Shell New York Times: “Shell Oil Shareholders Awarded $110 Million”13 December 1990New York Times: “Shell Settles Dumping Suit for $3 Million”: 9 February 1995 New York Times: “New Settlement In Plumbing Suit”: 9 November 1995 New York Times: “SHELL SETTLES ROYALTIES CASE FOR $33.5 MILLION”: 21 March 2002 Mail On Sunday: […]


Copy of an email sent by John Donovan to every UK MP: 25 APRIL 2012 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL SENIOR MANAGEMENT HAS HAD ADVANCE SIGHT OF THIS EMAIL AND THEREFORE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK AN INJUNCTION IF ANYTHING STATED IS UNTRUE This issue transcends all geographical (and constituency) boundaries. In September 2011, The Independent published an […]

Royal Dutch Shell treachery over Iranian oil

Despite giving the impression to the contrary, Royal Dutch Shell has continued funding a fanatical regime intent on the extermination of the Jewish people. Iran is bent on developing nuclear weapons to destroy Israel, finishing the job that Shell’s former Nazi partners embarked upon, killing millions of Jews in the Holocaust. By John Donovan Reuters […]

When will Royal Dutch Shell apologize to the Jews?

The Sun newspaper published an article horrifically confirming, following a DNA test, that a lampshade bought at a New Orleans car boot sale is made from human skin. A gruesome relic from Nazi crimes against humanity in the 2nd World War. As the main financier of the Nazis, does Royal Dutch Shell bear any moral […]

Tainted history of the iconic Shell scallop logo

The iconic corporate logo used by Shell and the Nazis By John Donovan In 1904, the scallop shell or pecten replaced Shell Transport’s first marketing logo. In various forms it has remained in use ever since, becoming one of the best known corporate symbols in the world. The above information is taken from the: “The […]


By John Donovan The oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has a long history as a participant in what the Guardian has aptly described as “the murky world of corporate tax avoidance.” In February 2009, the Guardian newspaper published an article under the headline: “Offshore – and out of reach to the Revenue“ Extracts The Anglo-Dutch […]

Royal Dutch Shell and slave labor

By John Donovan In the years immediately prior to WW2, Royal Dutch Shell was a business partner both Internationally and in Germany with IG Farben, the notorious German chemical firm, supplier of Zyklon-B gas to the Nazi death camps. IG Farben used slave labor. Extract from Time Magazine article 12 May 1947: Most damning charge […]

Royal Dutch Shell fueled Nazi Germany for war

By John Donovan In the years in the run up to WW2, Royal Dutch Shell was a business partner both Internationally and in Germany with IG Farben, the notorious German chemical firm. Farben supplied Zyklon-B gas to the Nazi concentration camps, in which millions of innocent people including children, were murdered in the Holocaust. IG […]

Sir Henri Deterding of Shell donated millions of dollars in food to Nazi Germany

Photograph shows Swastika flag flying at the head office of Royal Dutch Petroleum, 30 Carel van Bylandtlaan , The Hague, (From Image Database Hague Municipal) By John Donovan Printed below is a rough translation of an article in a Dutch newspaper published on 28 December 1936 reporting a donation to Germany by Sir Henri Deterding […]

Royal Dutch Shell founder Deterding backed Nazi Stormtroopers

EXTRACT: “Shell was in a business partnership in Germany with the Nazi run company I.G. Farben, which manufactured and supplied the Zyklon-B gas to exterminate millions of people in the Holocaust. Under the circumstances, it can fairly be said that Deterding/Royal Dutch Shell contributed towards the gas bill.” By John Donovan The Sturmabteilung (SA) Stormtroopers, […]

Adolf Hitler thanks Sir Henri Deterding for donation of a million reichs-marks

By John Donovan On 28 April 1945, Lieutenant-Colonel Werner Baumbach (right), “General of the Bombers” – the top post in German bomber command, arrived at a country house located at Krakow, near Güstrow in Mecklenburg, for a meeting with Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer of the SS. As overseer of the concentration camps and extermination camps, Himmler […]

Pirates of the Intranet

Working in internal communications is hard enough – but it just got tougher with the arrival of pirate sites that can sink your company intranet. Marc Wright offers some useful tips to ward off the invasions. by Marc Wright Internal communications is facing its greatest threat ever. The rise of low-cost websites created by employees […]

Is Royal Dutch Shell STILL anti-Semitic?

By John Donovan We have received interesting email following our posting of the threats made against us by Royal Dutch Shell Plc . The threats related to our publication of relevant pages from “A History of Royal Dutch Shell”, focused on the Nazi past of the oil giant. The question of our continued mortality was […]

Royal Dutch Shell four day meeting directly with Hitler

By John Donovan (last updated 24 Sept 2012) This posting provides a clarification to my recent article “Will Shell block Internet publication of its Nazi past?”. It is in relation to the following paragraph. Information in Shell’s own authorised history of the company confirms that Shell pumped funds into the Nazi in a variety of […]

Will Shell block Internet publication of its Nazi past?

Will Royal Dutch Shell carry out threat to block Internet publication of its connection with Hitler and the Nazis? By John Donovan I have printed below my recent email correspondence with Mr. Michiel Brandjes, the Company Secretary and General Counsel Corporate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. As can be seen, it relates to Royal Dutch […]

Royal Dutch Shell and the Nazis: Shell threatens legal proceedings

By John Donovan Royal Dutch Shell has today threatened legal proceedings in relation to revelations published on this website about the funding of Hitler and the Nazi Party by Shell and Sir Henri Deterding. The Shell email says that Shell “reserves its legal rights, including with respect to copyright.” This means that Shell is threatening […]

Hacked off

EMAIL RECEIVED THIS MORNING: You have obviously been hacked, there are pics of Hitler and the swastika as your page heading… Extract ends Surprising origins of the swastika read more

Evidence of Shell’s Nazi past from Shell’s paid historians

Photograph shows Swastika flag flying at the head office of Royal Dutch Petroleum, 30 Carel van Bylandtlaan , The Hague, during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands in World War II (From Image Database Hague Municipal) By John Donovan In a matter of days we will publish on the Internet all of the pages from […]

Shell dealing with the devil in Libya

By John Donovan We have in recent years published a number of articles drawing attention to Shell getting into bed with the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who was presented as being a reformed character, despite his notorious track record as the principal financier of international terrorism. Gaddafi financed the Black September Movement, which carried out […]

Royal Dutch Shell homepage with Nazi symbols?

EMAIL RECEIVED TODAY FROM A GERMAN SOURCE Subject: Your homepage with Nazi symbols. Dear Sir I opened this link today and noticed some very strange parts. It looks like, that somebody “hacked” your homepage REPLY FROM JOHN DONOVAN Thanks for your email. If you are under the impression that the website is owned and […]

Dutch MPs over Niger Delta: Who messed up?

Published on : 25 January 2011 – 5:15pm | By Hélène Michaud Royal Dutch Shell faces serious probing by the Dutch parliament on Wednesday into its profitable yet controversial operations in Nigeria.  MPs contacted by Radio Netherlands Worldwide see the hearing as a “fact-finding” exercise they hope will help deepen their understanding of the situation […]

Vladimir Putin: Energy Dictator Supreme

By Liz Colad: 23 January 2011 The United States will soon be under the control of a foreign leader.  His name: Vladimir Putin (Photo Right – Photo Credit: Wikipedia) Sound outrageous?  This is common sense—he will have control of the energy fields and the distribution of gas and oil.  He who controls the energy, controls […]



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 […]

Royal Dutch Shell burying its past

Your website is a monumental ‘pain in the a..’ for RD Shell because you are always dragging the ‘dark side’ of the way Shell operates out into the light of day for all to see and examine. Comment from a former employee of Shell Oil USA I have comment to make about your recent revelations […]

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Controversy

Shown right: Pre-World War 2 staff meeting of Rhenania-Ossag (Royal Dutch Shell) employees in Hamburg Curio-Haus, Nazi Germany. Management included at least one Nazi official who remained employed by Shell after the war. Article by a former employee of Shell Oil USA Extract: “You folks need to wake up and critically examine how RD Shell […]

Can Royal Dutch Shell be trusted by America?

Mr Michiel Brandjes, the Company Secretary & General Counsel Corporate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc has had advance sight of this email and therefore the opportunity to correct any inaccuracy, or seek an injunction to prevent it being circulated. The fact that you are now reading it means that Shell has not taken action to challenge the facts as stated herein.


By Alfred Donovan and John Donovan ROYAL DUTCH SHELL NAZI SECRETS Displayed right is an article from the Dutch newspaper “Limburger Koerier”, headlined “SIR HENRI DETERDING”, plus a related receipt/note, both displayed on page 480 of “A History of Royal Dutch Shell” Vol 1. Related text printed on the same page. This extract from the […]

Shell boasted about the money it pumped into Nazi Germany

Click on image to enlarge it. In 1933, the German subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, Rhenania, launched a series of motorist touring maps, which boasted that Shell was pumping money into the German economy i.e. into the coffers of the evil Hitler/Nazi regime. (Relevant text shown underlined in red) Die SHELL-Organisation in Deutschland stellt sich […]

Email to Peter Voser concerning Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets

By John Donovan Printed below is an email my father sent to Richard Wiseman, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Royal Dutch Shell Plc., which was also sent to Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer and Michiel Brandjes, Company Secretary/General Counsel Corporate. The stated subject: Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets. Knowing that my father is 93, […]

Shell should have a small swastika on its logo

Comment from a former employee of Shell Oil USA John, You have Shell’s dirty laundry hanging on line again. I am certain Shell is very unhappy about the publication of that ‘Cease and Desist’ order, etc., for all Shell employees and loyalists to read. U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION CEASE AND DESIST ORDER: ROYAL DUTCH […]


Evidence that Shell conspired directly with Hitler, financed the Nazi Party, was anti-Semitic and sold out its own Dutch Jewish employees to the Nazis Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets: Introduction Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets Part 1: The Funeral Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets Part 2: Financier of the Third Reich Royal Dutch Shell Nazi […]

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets: Introduction

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets: Introduction

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets: Authors relationship with Shell

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets: Authors extraordinary relationship with Shell

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets Part 9: Further evidence

Ironically, the driven ruthless man most responsible for the great enterprise which is Royal Dutch Shell Plc today, was also largely, though not completely responsible, for one of the darkest chapters in its long history.

Royal Dutch Shell Nazi Secrets Part 8: Nazi connections

Dr. Georg Bell,(8) a German spy, was an agent of Sir Henri Deterding who acted initially as as an intermediary between Deterding and Adolf Hitler in forming an alliance between the oil titan and the Nazi leader. This was done to hide what the public might consider to be an “unsavory” relationship.(9)