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Royal Dutch Shell and Mad Dog Gaddafi

The compilation of articles accessible below provide the answer to why Tony Blair and Royal Dutch Shell executive director Malcolm Brinded (above left), sucked up to the Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi, the monster ultimately responsible for the Pan-Am 103 bombing and other terrorist atrocities. They include the murder of a British police constable Yvonne Fletcher […]

Shell Libya Security Breach

There are 47 pages in all, many marked as confidential. The leaked files include a history of Shell’s long involvement with Libya, confidential technical information, confidential strategies and plans, including projections stretching many years ahead. By John Donovan We have combined a number of leaked files relating to Shell’s operations in Libya and have published […]

How Shell pleased Qaddafi

It seems Shell violated its own principles in Libya… SUMMARY OF AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN THE DUTCH MAGAZINE VRIJ NEDERLAND ON 1st AUGUST 2012 (TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH) Shell consolidated its interests in Libya by appeasing Qaddafi’s confidants with jobs for their children. Ahmed Sawani was in 2006 a freshman in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science […]

Libya Slams Shell for Exploration Halt, Record in Country

07/08/2012 | 11:13am US/Eastern By Summer Said DUBAI–Libya’s state oil company Sunday criticized Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB) for its decision to abandon exploration blocks in Libya, and said that Shell “has generally not achieved any encouraging results” in the North African country. In a statement posted on its website, Libya’s National Oil Corp., or […]

Shell’s undignified exit from Libya

By John Donovan We have already published an article containing a leaked email purportedly sent on 14 June 2012 by disgruntled Shell Exploration & Production Libya staff to senior Shell managers. Shell claims that it is withdrawing from Libya because of a deteriorating security situation. It self-evidently prefers to do business with dictators (a policy […]

Claimed uprising by Shell Libya staff

(Photo from the article Royal Dutch Shell, Tony Blair and Muammar Gaddafi) Email purportedly sent on 14 June 2012 by Shell Libya staff to senior Shell managers. The email is in reaction to Shell’s recent decision to terminate its exploration contracts in Libya. Shell apparently preferred to deal with Mad Dog Gaddafi. THE EMAIL From: […]

Shell Is First Major To Exit Oil Blocks In Post-War Libya

Published May 28, 2012 Dow Jones Newswires LONDON –  Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) Monday became the first major to exit oil and gas exploration blocks in post-war Libya, amid concerns over insecurity and contracts. The Anglo-Dutch giant insisted it was still interested in the country, which holds Africa’s largest oil reserves. But the move […]

Shell contracts valid, Libya says

Jan. 5, 2012 at 10:07 AM TRIPOLI, Libya, Jan. 5 (UPI) — The post-war government in Libya told the Dutch ambassador existing contracts with Royal Dutch Shell were still valid, the country’s oil minister said. As of November, the International Energy Agency said Libyan oil production was around 500,000 barrels per day, up from the […]

Royal Dutch Shell’s Interest indicates Major Shift for Low Energy Nuclear Reactions

Shell also seeks oil deal with Libyan NATO-rebels. From: New Energy Times Blog By Steven B. Krivit Royal Dutch Shell, plc, one of the largest energy companies in the world, is interested in exploring low-energy nuclear reaction research as a possible game-changer in the energy business. Two Shell scientists, Anitha Sarkar and Gilles Buchs, with […]

BP, Shell Plan to Resume Exploration, Boost Production in Libya

December 07, 2011, 8:58 AM EST By Robert Tuttle and Anthony DiPaola Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s biggest oil companies, aim to resume exploration in Libya, whose new government seeks to stabilize relations with foreign companies following the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi. Both companies are evaluating whether to […]

Qatar Has World in Its Sights for Power Projects

Qatar also signed an initial agreement with local Chinese authorities, the Chinese state-run oil company C.N.P.C. and Royal Dutch Shell to be part of a petrochemical and refining complex in China, the world’s second-biggest oil consuming nation.

Blair and a mere ‘lapse of judgment’

Saif was a key player in Libya’s campaign to renounce nuclear status and became close to leading figures after Mr Blair signed the ‘deal in the desert’ in March 2004, which saw British firms such as BP and Shell sign massive contracts with the Libyans. Links: Blair and Gadaffi pictured in 2007 – will he […]

Blair’s ‘deal in the desert’ with Gadaffi paved the way for Shell and BP contracts

The release happened after Blair’s notorious “deal in the desert” with Muammar Gadaffi paving the way for multi- million-pound oil contracts with Shell and BP. (Saif al-Islam Gadaffi – above right) THE SUNDAY TIMES Headline: Gadaffi son may spill British secrets Sunday 20 November 2011 Marie Colvin and Dipesh Gadher THE London-educated Saif al-Islam Gadaffi, […]

Royal Dutch Shell, Tony Blair and Muammar Gaddafi

From pages 42 & 43 of “Royal Dutch Shell and its sustainability troubles” – Background report to the Erratum of Shell’s Annual Report 2010 The report was made on behalf of Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) Author: Albert ten Kate: May 2011. In May 2005, Shell signed an agreement to start a joint venture […]

Will Malcolm Brinded be attending the funeral of his friend Gaddafi?

COMMENTS FROM A ROYAL DUTCH SHELL RETIREE ON CURRENT NEWS STORIES Interested in the report on this leak they are trying to stop in Athabasca… Oilsands leak turned mine to pond Few people probably realise this is a nightmare and very likely unstoppable until the whole aquifer runs out of energy. Compare it with a […]

Shell execs in Tripoli discuss Libya return

TRIPOLI | Wed Oct 5, 2011 12:48pm EDT (Reuters) – Executives from Royal Dutch Shell held talks with Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli on Wednesday, a source said, as more majors return to the war-torn country to grasp new opportunities and make sure old deals are valid. “There were discussions about the procedures […]

Royal Dutch Shell interfering with politics

From pages 41, 42, 43 & 44 of “Royal Dutch Shell and its sustainability troubles” – Background report to the Erratum of Shell’s Annual Report 2010 The report is made on behalf of Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) Author: Albert ten Kate: May 2011. Interfering with politics Improper involvement? Oil and politics have a […]

Shell: too early to return to Libya

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is keeping an ear close to the gound in Libya, but says it’s still much too early to consider returning there, a spokesman told Dutch news agency ANP. Shell withdrew its personnel from Libya earlier this year because of heightening political tension. The company was conducting exploration for natural gas […]

Why is Shell still present and operating in Syria?

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. By John Donovan EXTRACT FROM EMAIL WE RECEIVED ON 14 August 2011 In light of US demands on the international community that the EU and others break their ties with Syria, you may wish to investigate why Shell is still present and operating as usual in Syria. Unlike most foreign investors […]

Tony Blair, Royal Dutch Shell and Corrupt Regimes

By John Donovan Today The Guardian newspaper published an outspoken article by Ian Birrell about the “breathtaking hypocrisy” of Tony Blair. It discusses his role in bringing “the maverick Muammar Gaddafi in from the cold as he brokered oil deals and oversaw prisoner transfer agreements that led to the release of the Lockerbie bomber.” Shell […]

Shell ready to ship extra gas to Japan in wake of tsunami

*SHELL DEALING WITH THE DEVIL AGAIN: Voser insisted the North African dictatorship was ‘still under development and is evolving into democratic structures over time’. And despite saying Libya was ‘rather small for Shell’, he refused to profess any discomfort at the firm’s cosy relationship with Gaddafi, based on a £ 375m exploration deal signed in […]

Malcolm Brinded endorses the Duke of Pork

ARISE SIR MALCOLM… The unscrupulous Royal Dutch Shell fat cat, Malcolm Brinded, with the aid of the sleazy duo Blair and Prince Andrew (aka “Air Miles Andy”), sold out the relatives and victims of Pan Am 103 by getting Shell into bed with the mass murderer, Gaddafi. Regular readers of this blog will know that […]

Satan dealing with the devil in Libya

By John Donovan A few days ago we published an article under the headline “Shell dealing with the devil in Libya” Today I received an email from a well known former senior Royal Dutch Shell official suggesting that the headline should have been “Satan dealing with the devil in Libya”. This serious person, of high […]

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 completes staff withdrawal from Libya

Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:33am GMT AMSTERDAM Feb 22 (Reuters) – Oil major Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday that all its expat employees and their dependents in Libya, involved primarily in the company’s exploration activities in the country, had been relocated. “Given the continuing uncertainty in Libya, Shell’s expatriate staff have now been temporarily […]

Oil majors stall Libya drilling, withdraw staff

Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:22am EST * Statoil, Shell, BP plan evacuations as unrest spreads * Repsol, Eni say oil production unaffected LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – European oil and gas companies have evacuated staff and suspended drilling preparations in Libya as violence spreads across the north African country. Norway’s Statoil, Austria’s OMV and Royal […]



Blair in secret talks with Gaddafi: Lockerbie families’ fury as ex-Premier is treated like a ‘brother’ by dictator just days after denying links with Libya

By James Chapman and Nabila Ramdani Last updated at 10:25 PM on 16th July 2010 Comments (203) DAILY MAIL FRONT PAGE LEAD STORY SATURDAY 17 JULY 2010 EXTRACT: 2004: Prime Minister Tony Blair makes the first government visit to Libya since 1943. He offers the Colonel the ‘hand of friendship’. Big trade deals followed involving […]

BP says oil has stopped leaking

BBC NEWS 15 July 2010 Last updated at 21:11 BP says it has temporarily stopped oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from its leaking well. It is the first time the flow has stopped since an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig on 20 April. The well has been sealed with a cap as […]

Senator Lautenberg should also investigate Shell’s Libyan links

By John Donovan The Financial Times reports today that “Democratic senators in the US are calling for an investigation into BP’s business interests in Libya, accusing the British oil company of being part of a deal to free a convicted terrorist in return for oil licences.” The FT goes on to say: “The Senate foreign […]

BP lobbied Jack Straw before he changed mind over Lockerbie bomber

Jack Straw was personally lobbied by BP over Britain’s prisoner transfer agreement with Libya just before he abandoned efforts to exclude the Lockerbie bomber from the deal. The Times has learnt that the Justice Secretary took two telephone calls from Sir Mark Allen, a former M16 agent, who was by then working for BP as a consultant, on October 15 and November 9, 2007.

High stakes in the shifting sands of the oil sector are not best served by low tactics

Whatever you think of the deal to allow the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi to end his days with his family in Libya, British business interests are a big factor. Energy companies such as BP, Royal Dutch Shell and BG have been making steady inroads into Libya, where there are an estimated 44bn barrels of crude beneath the desert sands…

Shell’s Malcolm Brinded – lustful friend of Libya

Malcolm Brinded, Royal Dutch Shell Executive director of Upstream International By John Donovan In view of current events, it is timely to consider the real motives of the UK government’s complicity in the release of the Lockerbie bomber – a development said to be “casting a long shadow over relations between Britain and United States, […]

15% pay hike for lucky former Shell employees

Shell has exited the Ethiopian fuel market after finalizing a purchase and sale agreement with Libya Oil Holding, according to Petrol Plaza.

Oil explorers find new fields to conquer

Companies are also dipping into “unconventional” hydrocarbon deposits — the sticky mountains of tar sands in Alberta, Canada and on the banks of Venezuela’s Orinoco river, the “tight sands” gas reserves of western Australia, and the methane trapped in long-disused European coal mines.

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