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More consolidation likely in oil industry

"Big Oil has a growth problem for sure but is extremely well capitalized and we now see an M&A window opening,"

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Shell chief’s early challenges

Malcolm Brinded, the head of exploration and production, is skilled at dealing with governments, but was tarnished by Shell’s repeated writedowns of its reserves in the aftermath of the misreporting scandal that emerged in 2004.

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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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Don and Shell end Smart row

Speculation in the industry suggests that the sudden capitulation points to the possibility of a merger between Shell and another major petrol brand.

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Jackpot Promotions

DAILY MAIL, Thursday, April 13, 1967

Petrol pools firm misses jackpot

By PETER DUFFY

FOR three weeks a company running a scheme to boost garage petrol sales invested £510 a week on a huge foot­ball pools permutation – without winning a farthing. Last Saturday, the fourth week, the firm won £562.

An. official said yesterday: “What chance has the 5s.-a-week pools punter when we can’t hit the jackpot?”

The company is Jack­pot Promotions, of High Road, Seven Kings, IIford, Essex.

It is behind the give-away pools line scheme with which the Fina, Cleveland Discol, and Amoco petrol companies and independent garages are fighting the cut-price petrol war. read more

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