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Shell: time to deliver

GOOD things come to those who wait. No pain, no gain. Every cloud has a silver lining. For investors in Royal Dutch Shell in need of a pep talk, these might be clichés worth repeating.

There is a chance – however remote – that growth might come inorganically, says ABN Amro, describing a merger with BP or Total as "possible and desirable"

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Gorgon’s Delays May Force Tokyo Gas, Chubu to Pay More for LNG

The development, which has no scheduled start date, has been dogged by regulatory obstacles, spiraling costs, and delays by partners Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp.

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NEW YORK TIMES: Aggressive Search by Cnooc for New Oil and Gas Seen

NEW YORK TIMES: Aggressive Search by Cnooc for New Oil and Gas Seen

The Chinese energy company Cnooc is preparing to mount an aggressive international search for oil”

Friday 5 August 2005

By DAVID LAGUE,

International Herald Tribune

Published: August 5, 2005

BEIJING, Aug. 4 – The Chinese energy company Cnooc is preparing to mount an aggressive international search for oil and gas supplies in the aftermath of its failed bid for Unocal, oil industry experts say.

In announcing on Tuesday that it would abandon its $18.5 billion offer, Cnooc, shorthand for the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, signaled that it would continue to work with foreign governments and companies in its search for overseas oil and gas reserves. read more

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DOW JONES NEWSWIRES: INTERVIEW: Unocal Tensions Not Derailing Gorgon Gas Talks

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES: INTERVIEW: Unocal Tensions Not Derailing Gorgon Gas Talks

“Estimated to cost at least A$11 billion and produce its first gas in 2010, Gorgon is 50% owned and operated by Chevron. Royal Dutch/Shell Group (RD) and ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) each own 25% of the venture.”

Thursday 14 July 2005

By Veronica Brooks

Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

CANBERRA (Dow Jones)–Negotiations between China National Offshore Oil Corp. and the Chevron Corp. (CVX)-led Gorgon liquefied natural gas project are still alive, Australia’s Industry and Resources Minister Ian Macfarlane said Thursday. read more

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Australia’s Gorgon LNG project partners say talks with China’s CNOOC continue

AFX Europe (Focus): Australia’s Gorgon LNG project partners say talks with China’s CNOOC continue

“In October 2003 CNOOC and the Gorgon partners, Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell, signed an agreement that called for the parties to “place a significant volume of Gorgon LNG for use in the growing Chinese market.”

Thursday July 07, 2005

SYDNEY (AFX) – Officials from the Chevron Corp-led Gorgon project, off Australia’s north-west coast, have denied a newspaper report that China National Offshore Oil Company has pulled out of negotiations for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contract.

Gorgon partners spokesman Scott Walker, an employee of Chevron, told XFN-ASIA that “confidential discussions are on-going with CNOOC and have been since 2003.”

Walker said rumors that CNOOC had pulled out could have originated an interview that CNOOC chairman Fu Chengyus gave to The Wall Street Journal on July 6. read more

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THE AUSTRALIAN: Shell and Chevron boldly go into the abyss together

THE AUSTRALIAN: Shell and Chevron boldly go into the abyss together

Wednesday July 06, 2005

Nigel Wilson, Energy writer

CHEVRON and Shell Australia have joined forces in a bold, new program to explore the deep-water Exmouth Plateau west of the Greater Gorgon gas discoveries in the Indian Ocean.

For Shell, the program marks its return to exploration in Australia after an absence of about a decade.

Chevron and Shell successfully bid for the exploration rights to four deep-water blocks in the Carnarvon Basin.

Chevron is the operator for the 50-50 partnership which bid a three-year work program, including seismic reprocessing, more than 3000km of two-dimensional seismic, 3500km of three-dimensional seismic and the drilling of two exploration wells. read more

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