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Analysts predict oil price plunge: Oversupply could drive Brent Crude to $20, warns Goldman Sachs

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Screen Shot 2015-08-04 at 23.09.34By LAURA CHESTERS FOR THE DAILY MAIL: 11 September 2015

The price of oil could fall as low as $20, Goldman Sachs warned last night.

As fears about China’s growth continued, the Wall Street giant’s stark analysis of the global crude market pummelled prices again yesterday.

The price of Brent Crude fell more than 2 per cent after analysts at Goldman and Commerzbank slashed their forecasts. Oil has more than halved since last summer as supply increased due to the surging production of the US shale industry. read more

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Shell signs global strategic alliance agreement with CNOOC

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 16.29.29(Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell: Tuesday, 17 June 2014

* Shell and CNOOC sign global strategic alliance agreement

* Shell and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (cnooc) announced today that they have signed a global strategic alliance agreement

* Under agreement, companies also commit to exploring potential cooperation opportunities in upstream, midstream and downstream

* Agreement was signed by Royal Dutch Shell Chairman Jorma Ollila and CNOOC Chairman Wang Yilin

* Committed to growing business together with CNOOC and other Chinese partners and cooperating with them internationally to bring more and cleaner energy to china – CEO read more

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Selection of article links 17 October 2012

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Shell’s oil spill solution? Live with it!

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What would you do if your water was polluted, your livelihood destroyed and your backyard regularly caught fire due to oil spills? Shell has the …

Colombia Lures Exxon and Shell to Auction With Shale Oil

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Colombia, South America’s third- largest oil supplier, plans to attract investment in new crude reserves and so-called unconventional energy …

Shell manager joins Virent board

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Shell manager joins Virent board … fossil fuels, said Tuesday that a senior manager from Shell Oil Co. has joined Virent’s board of directors. read more

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Shell shuts offshore Nigerian oilfield after leak

Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:55am EST

* “Less than 40,000 barrels of oil” leaked – Shell

* Field produces 10 pct of Nigerian oil exports

* Shell says oil flow now halted

By Emma Farge

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell is shutting down its huge 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) Bonga oilfield off the Nigerian coast after a leak occurred while loading a tanker on Tuesday, the firm said in a statement.

The Anglo-Dutch oil major said “less than 40,000 barrels of oil” had leaked into the ocean. The flow of oil had now halted, a spokesman said.

The leak occurred while a tanker was loading oil from Shell’s Bonga facility, about 120 kilometres off the coast of the West African nation, according to the statement. read more

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World oil demand to strain supply in 2012-IEA

Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:27pm GMT

* IEA sees continued gap between OPEC output and demand for OPEC oil

* Maintains that strategic petroleum reserves release is working

* No decision yet on further stocks releases

By Alex Lawler and Barbara Lewis

LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) – World oil demand growth will accelerate next year, adding to the pressure on available supplies, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday, contradicting a more conservative outlook from producer group OPEC.

In its first 2012 forecast in a monthly report, the IEA said oil use would grow by 1.47 million barrels per day (bpd) to 91 million bpd. The agency also trimmed its estimate of demand growth this year to 1.20 million bpd. read more

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Royal Dutch Shell expected to report a 70 per cent fall in profits to $2.5 billion

On Thursday, Royal Dutch Shell, BP’s Anglo-Dutch rival, is expected to report a 70 per cent fall in profits to $2.5 billion.

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Shell May Close or Sell Montreal East Oil Refinery

Refiners need to consolidate and close plants to increase profitability, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said yesterday. The Hague-based Shell put two refineries in northern Germany up for sale earlier this year. Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser has pledged to simplify decision-making and cut costs against a deteriorating economic backdrop.

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Oil Is Steady Amid Concerns of U.S. Refinery Strikes, OPEC Cuts

The labor group didn’t receive any new proposals from Royal Dutch Shell Plc yesterday, Lynne Baker, a spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers union, said in an e-mail. “Both parties continue to discuss bargaining issues,” she said, without giving details.

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OPEC Calls for Curbing Speculators, Blames Hedge Funds for Rout

“Even if we look back at 1998 and 1986, we’ve never had this violent a shift at this extreme in terms of prices,” said Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates Inc., referring to previous bear markets. Yergin will also be attending the forum in Davos, as will Jeroen van der Veer, chief executive officer of The Hague-based Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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Crude Oil Set for Two-Week Decline After OPEC Cuts Forecast

Morgan Stanley is seeking a supertanker to store crude oil, joining Citigroup Inc. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc in trying to profit from higher prices later in the year, four shipbrokers said.

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Oil Falls a Third Day on Concern the Recession Will Cut Demand

Royal Dutch Shell Plc resumed contracted deliveries of Nigeria’s Bonny, Bonga and Forcados crude-oil grades after production was cut by pipeline attacks.

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Venezuela reduces oil production

It says the cuts will be made from joint ventures between Venezuela's state oil company and foreign companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron Corp. and France's Total

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OPEC Cuts Biting Into Oil Cos’ Output Growth Areas

In early November, Anglo-Dutch Royal Dutch Shell PLC, the world's second largest oil company, was the first to disclose it was hurt by an OPEC cut, when it called force majeure on some of its Nigerian crude exports

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Oil Curve Steeper Than ‘99 Shows Crude May Gain in ‘09 on OPEC

Shell, based in The Hague, postponed a decision to expand its Athabasca oil-sands project in Canada. Valero Energy, the largest U.S. refiner, said in October it will defer projects to cut spending by about $500 million, or 17 percent.

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Crude Oil Rises First Time in 3 Days After U.A.E. Cuts Output

“Crude hasn’t bottomed out as yet because we are getting so much bad economic news,” said Tony Regan, a Singapore-based independent energy consultant, who formerly worked for Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Nexant Inc.

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Oil $36.22 a barrel on New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest price since June 2004

Futures contracts for January delivery yielded under heavy selling pressure Thursday to finish down $3.84, or 9.6%, at $36.22 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest price since June 2004.

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