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Fire intensifies at Shell’s biggest refinery

By Yaw Yan Chong and Alejandro Barbajosa

SINGAPORE | Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:57am EDT

(Reuters) – A fire has intensified at Royal Dutch Shell’s largest refinery, its half-a-million barrel per day Singapore plant, sending a plume of black smoke over the city-state.

Shell has evacuated non-essential staff from the refining complex, Singapore’s Civil Defense Force said.

“There is a fire and it grew significantly, but I am not aware of an explosion,” said Lee Tzu Yang, chairman for Shell Companies in Singapore told Reuters. read more

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Shell Says Fire Breaks Out at Pernis Oil Refinery

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- A large fire erupted today in a pipeline at Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Pernis refinery in the Netherlands, Europe’s largest plant.

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Shell shuts entire Dutch refinery after fire

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell closed its Dutch Pernis refinery, the Europe's largest, after a fire on Thursday, trade sources said.

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How a woman won her battle with Shell Oil

The community, Greene writes, fell victim to decades of environmental racism. Norco's population was primarily middle-class white families who lived far from the plant. Residents of Diamond, however, were mostly black and more directly exposed to the billowing toxins.

Greene writes that it wasn't until Shell changed personnel that the plant was cleaned up. Three bold Shell employees risked dismissal when they pestered their bosses about the pollution

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