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A poisoned chalice for Shell’s Ceri Powell

His Majesty the despotic Sultan of Brunei meeting Malcolm Brinded some years ago, perhaps to discuss corruption? Brinded is currently named in the Nigeria OPL 245 scandal. 

The sideways move of Ceri Powell from being Shell’s exploration chief to the dubious distinction of being appointed as a manager director of corruption-tainted Brunei Shell Petroleum has been blamed on company cut backs in drilling new wells.

The corruption in question, involving at least 8 members of Brunei Shell staff, explain the pleadings made by a previous Brunei Shell Petroleum director, Ken Marnoch. The fall out is current and ongoing. read more

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SHELL EP PRODUCTION FORECAST & TRAGIC WORLD EVENTS

Serious consideration was given by senior Shell EP execs to exploiting the tragic events of 9/11 for desperate commercial purposes – to cover-up investor deception about Shell’s claimed oil and gas reserves. Concern was expressed about the possibility of getting caught out telling Investor Relation “stories” regarding production growth and reserves replacement and what the likely punishment might be.

By John Donovan, first published 1st Feb 2013 (re-edited on 4 April 2019)

I stumbled across some shocking Shell internal email correspondence while searching the US Court files for class action litigation relating to the Shell oil and gas reserves scandal. 

It involved senior Shell EP executives all reporting to Walter van de Vijver, Chief Executive of Shell Exploration and Production and a Group MD of the Royal Dutch Shell Group.

Serious consideration was given by senior Shell EP execs to exploiting the tragic events of 9/11 for desperate commercial purposes – to cover-up investor deception about Shell’s claimed oil and gas reserves. Concern was expressed about the possibility of getting caught out telling Investor Relation “stories” regarding production growth and reserves replacement and what the likely punishment might be. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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