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Shell News Archive Wednesday, 5 January 2005

Shell News Archive Wednesday, 5 January 2005

The Guardian (UK): Shell pulls ad after performance doubts: “Oil giant Shell has been forced to drop a TV commercial extolling the virtues of its latest unleaded fuel after media regulators labelled it misleading. Ofcom upheld a complaint that the claimed performance benefits of the fuel could not be proven to work in all cars and ordered the ad to be taken off air.” ( Posted 5 Jan 05

Daily Telegraph (UK): Shell resumes pumping after settling in Nigeria: “Shell has resolved a dispute with Nigerian villagers which cost the energy company 100,000 barrels a day in lost oil exports.” ( 5 Jan 05 (New Zealand): Shell Ends Month-Long Nigeria Oil Shut-In: “Royal Dutch Shell has ended a dispute over jobs and development with a Nigerian community that had forced it to shut in 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude for a month, a company source said” ( 5 Jan 05

ABC NEWS: Royal Dutch/Shell Cos. Resume Production at Oil Stations Shut Down by Protesters in Nigeria: “Villagers in southern Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta were protesting what they said was a lack of local benefits from more than four decades of oil drilling around their impoverished community…” ( Posted 5 Jan 05

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Shell Nigeria To Restart 119,000 B/D Flow Station Tues: “Royal Dutch/Shell Group Tuesday said it will restart three oil flow stations in the Niger Delta after talks with local villagers ended a standoff that forced the company to delay oil deliveries” ( Posted 5 Jan 05 and its also non-profit sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

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