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Protesters opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad face violent responses from security forces. The Arab League passed a series of measures censuring Syria for its actions. By Javier Blas, Published: December 2 LONDON Royal Dutch Shell said Friday it will cease activities in Syria after the European Union blacklisted three state-owned Syrian oil companies in […]
By Associated Press, Updated: Friday, December 2, 4:04 PM AMSTERDAM Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Friday it will halt its operations in Syria to comply with sanctions imposed by the European Union over the countrys violent crackdown on anti-government protesters. While Shell employees were told to stop working, it was not clear whether that will actually […]
Sanctions bite in Syria as oil giant Shell pulls out By Douglas Hamilton BEIRUT | Fri Dec 2, 2011 9:42am EST (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell said on Friday it would cease operations in Syria to heed new European Union sanctions against Damascus, deepening the international isolation of President Bashar al-Assad imposed over his violent […]
The big question is: Can Shell keep riding this tiger? What prevents PetroChinas parent, CNPC, from exploiting the Western producer for what it wants and then tossing it aside or perhaps even taking it over?
British-Dutch oil giant Shell is under pressure to cease its activities in Syria. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on countries and companies to suspend their supplies to Syria because of the bloody oppression of the popular protests by the Assad regime. Shell has said it is prepared to discuss possible oil sanctions against […]
FINANCIAL TIMES November 10, 2011 By Javier Blas and Sylvia Pfeifer in London and Abigail Fielding-Smith in Beirut Syria has stopped paying for oil produced within the country by Royal Dutch Shell and Total, highlighting the economic tensions affecting Bashar al-Assads regime after months of pro-democracy protests. Their continued domestic oil production in Syria is […]
LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell and Total have slashed Syrian oil production as international sanctions make exports impossible, industry sources told Reuters.
Royal Dutch Shell: 32% stake in Al-Furat Petroleum. SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 By FARNAZ FASSIHI BEIRUTThe European Union banned all import of Syrian crude oil on Friday to protest Damascus’s violent suppression of demonstrators, but the standoff between protesters and President Bashar al-Assad’s government showed no signs of subsiding. Security forces shot at least 14 marchers […]
Twitter users have joined forces to protest against Dutch oil giant Shells business operations in Syria. Friday saw the announcement of an EU-wide-ban on Syrian oil imports. Activists used the hash tag #shellfuelsmurder to stop all of the companys operations in the country. Shell is the second-biggest foreign oil firm in Syria after French Total […]
A Google Doc shared Friday by the campaign accused Shells oil sales of financing the military operations against civilians throughout Syria by President Bashar al-Assads government. Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 09/02/2011 By Elizabeth Flock The European Union on Friday imposed an embargo on oil exports from Syria as the countrys security forces surrounded mosques […]