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Oil cyber-attacks could cost lives, Shell warns

12 December 2011

The oil industry has been warned that cyber-attacks could “cost lives” and cause “huge damage”.

Ludolf Luehmann, an IT manager for Shell, told the World Petroleum Conference in Doha that the company had suffered an increased number of attacks.

He said the hacks had been motivated by both commercial and criminal intent.

Security researcher David Emm said that such attacks were “not only possible, but they’re now real”.

Mr Luehmann said Shell and others in the industry were experiencing a “new dimension” of attack which could leave physical machinery at serious risk. read more

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Shale gas ‘worse than coal’ for climate


Gas is a natural by-product of shale rock

12 April 2011 Last updated at 18:10

By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News

The new kid on the energy block, shale gas, may be worse in climate change terms than coal, a study concludes.

Drawn from rock through a controversial “fracking” process, some hail the gas as a “stepping stone” to a low-carbon future and a route to energy security.

But US researchers found that shale gas wells leak substantial amounts of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. read more

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Canada’s ‘dirty oil’ challenge

"I think eventually, when all the studies are complete, we should be able to conclude that the tar sands industry is creating an environmental catastrophe"

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British business assesses future leaders

"Now is the time for agility and determination," declared Paul Walsh, chief executive, Diageo, with Royal Dutch Shell's chief Jeroen van der Veer chipping in: "When times are easy, anyone can succeed."

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Oil prices fall on economy fears

Oil prices have fallen because of more bad economic news and after Opec hinted it would not cut oil production soon. US light, sweet crude fell more than $1 to $55.93 a barrel. Brent crude lost 52 cents to $53.72.

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Mud eruption ’caused by drilling’

The eruption of the Lusi mud volcano in Indonesia was caused by drilling for oil and gas, a meeting of 74 leading geologists has concluded.

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