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LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT: TAKE A STAND ON THE NIGER DELTA OF NIGERIA

Is oil thicker than blood?

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Obama Administration Revives Tax Battle With Oil Industry

A report by the Congressional Research Service last year said the top five major integrated companies -- Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell PLC, BP PLC, Chevron and ConocoPhillips-- generated more than $100 billion in profits on nearly $1.5 trillion of revenue in 2007.

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Dark day for black stuff as Obama backs renewables

The change of direction includes a new tax from 2011 on offshore oil and gas production in the Gulf, where both Shell and BP have oil rigs, as well as higher fees for unused leases and for drilling permits.

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Obama compares oil sands to coal: “What we know is that oil sands creates a big carbon footprint”

OTTAWA -- President Barack Obama, in advance of his first foreign trip, said Tuesday that Canada's oil sands operations leave a carbon foot print that adds to climate change concerns.

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Obama surges ahead in the race to be green

BP and Shell have abandoned their investments in renewable energy in Britain, in favour of the United States.

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White House may put hold on offshore drilling plan

Separately, the Interior official said the department's plan to develop oil shale fields in the western United States may also be stopped by Obama's order.

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President-elect to use special powers on oil drilling policies

The Sierra Club, the country's largest grassroots environmental organisation, said it was concerned about last-minute changes from the Bush administration. "They have consistently weakened protections over the last eight years, and we are encouraged that the Obama team plans to act to clean up the mess when they get into office," the club said.

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Shell and Exxon join the profits bonanza

Despite the better than expected figures, Royal Dutch Shell shares fell more than 3%, in part because of lower than expected production.

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Obama: Shell connections

Broderick Johnson, a registered lobbyist for Shell and Verizon, is also a voluntary adviser to Mr Obama...

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Campaign Tightens Rules on Lobbying for companies such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc

On the campaign trail, Sen. Obama says he isn't tied to lobbyists, even though he had some in his ranks as of March. At that time, Daniel Shapiro, one of Sen. Obama's foreign-policy advisers, was registered to lobby for American Petroleum Institute. Broderick Johnson, an informal adviser, was in charge of lobbying for a firm that represents Verizon Communications Inc. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC.

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