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Shell News Archive Wednesday 28 December 2005

Shell News Archive Wednesday 28 December 2005

Lloyds List: Petronet prepares to tie up Gorgan deal: “The Australian company would arrange for the supply of LNG through a consortium, in which the stakeholders are Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell.”: Wednesday December 28, 2005: READ
Kyodo News Service: (Kyodo) – Brazil’s state-run oil monopoly Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has taken a major step toward its strategic goal of achieving leadership in the energy sector in Latin America.”: “The oil corporation has signed three share purchase agreements for the acquisition of Shell’s businesses in Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay.”: Wednesday Dec 28, 2005: READ
Financial Times: Giant orange gas flares mean lost opportunities for Nigeria: “The giant orange flares that burn across the delta region, where most of Nigeria’s oil is produced, cause respiratory diseases and premature deaths, and pollute croplands close to village homes in the delta’s vast network of swamps and creeks.”: “Citing funding problems, Shell has pushed back its flaring elimination date to 2009. But last month, a Nigerian judge ruled in favour of a local delta community that challenged the company’s right to flare gas nearby.”: “Meanwhile, Shell has challenged the judgment and continues to flare.”: Wed 28 Dec 2005: READ
Irish Times: Major escalation in opposition to gas pipeline threatened: “Shell to Sea campaigners claim that activists from all over Ireland will flock to their Solidarity Camp at Rossport, Co Mayo in early spring to help local people resist attempts by Shell E&P Ireland contractors to force the controversial pipeline through the area.”: Posted Wednesday 28 December 2005: READ
Irish Times: Shell rejects sections of review of Corrib safety as unlikely: “Shell E&P Ireland has rejected some of the findings of the Government’s safety review of the Corrib gas onshore pipeline…”: “…it takes issue with a number of points made by the consultants, including the possible emergence of the contaminant hydrogen sulphide (H2S) or “sour” gas in the Corrib system.”: “…which can have similar impacts on cellular respiration to carbon monoxide or hydrogen cyanide.”: “…the Erris Inshore Fishermen’s Association… says the study confirms its suspicion that Shell “cannot or will not implement the project in an open and transparent way”: Posted Wednesday 28 December 2005: READ
The Independent: Warmer US weather leads to fall in oil prices: “Oil prices were also undermined as Royal Dutch Shell said it had restored most of its production in Nigeria after attacks on two pipelines last week triggered a huge blaze and oil slick. Shell said it was losing only 15,000 barrels per day of output on Monday, down from 180,000 bpd earlier.”: READ
Published: Wednesday 28 December 2005
Daily Telegraph: Pumps run dry as blast takes its toll: “Shell was one of the worst hit yesterday, with some garages in the midlands and south-east running out.”:  READ
Wednesday 28 December 2005
News (South Africa): Shell cleans up crude oil spill: READ
Posted 28/12/2005
CNN NEWS: Oil company battles fires on Nigerian pipeline: READ
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