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Shell News Archive Sunday (BOXING DAY), 26 December 2004

Shell News Archive Sunday (BOXING DAY), 26 December 2004

The Sunday Observer (UK): What will flow after big oil? Shares disappointed this year and the City expects 2005 to be volatile, says Richard Wachman: “Shell, mired in controversy since it admitted that it had been overstating its reserves, could become a turnaround story if management measures up” ( 26 Dec 04

THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK): Inside the City: Dominic O’Connell: Retailers expect blue Christmas: “Royal Dutch/Shell (445p), which is likely to become the second-ranked company in the FTSE 100 when it lists as a single entity in London early next year, should enjoy a fillip from its continuing restructuring, but has dropped too many clangers to inspire confidence.” ( 26 Dec 04

THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK): Focus: Year of the Chinese dragon: The explosive growth of China left its mark on the world. It devoured raw materials, pushing up the price of commodities. And its torrent of exports to America dragged down the value of the dollar.: “Sir Philip Watts began the year as chairman of the world’s 10th-largest company. Then the authorities accused Shell of inflating its oil reserves. Watts took the rap. Today he spends much of his time negotiating with the Financial Services Authority over whether the City regulator unfairly besmirched his name in bringing an action against the company for misleading investors.” ( 26 Dec 04

THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK): Ireland: Tullow prepares to pour €740m into acquisitions pipeline: “Tullow last week added to its assets in the southern North Sea. It bought 100% of the Ketch gas field and 90.4% of the Schooner gas field for £200m from Shell and ExxonMobil.” ( 26 Dec 04 and its sister non-profit websites,,,,,, and are owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia feature.

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