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Shell strikes US$6B deal to ship Russian liquefied gas to North America

Canadian Press: Shell strikes US$6B deal to ship Russian liquefied gas to North America

“The deal is the first that would funnel Russian LNG to the United States, whose demand for natural gas is surging as domestic supply dwindles.”

Thursday, October 14, 2004

MOSCOW (CP) – A consortium led by Royal Dutch/Shell Group that is developing gas reserves off Russia’s Sakhalin Island said Thursday it has struck a $6-billion-US deal to supply liquefied natural gas, or LNG, to energy-hungry North America.

Sakhalin Energy Investment Ltd., operator of the Sakhalin-2 project, said it signed an agreement to ship 37 million tonnes of LNG to a regasification terminal in Mexico.

Shell, which is building the Energia Costa Azul terminal in Baja California with California’s Sempra Energy, is the buyer of the gas. read more

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Strike threatens Nigeria’s oil production

The Guardian: Strike threatens Nigeria’s oil production

“Trade unions in Nigeria yesterday threatened to extend a three-day general strike which has shut down much of the country and driven world oil prices to a record high.”: Union in world’s seventh-biggest exporter says it will shut down supplies if police harass protesters

Rory Carroll, Africa correspondent

Thursday October 14, 2004

Trade unions in Nigeria yesterday threatened to extend a three-day general strike which has shut down much of the country and driven world oil prices to a record high.

The stoppage was due to end today but labour leaders said it would continue if the government used heavy-handed tactics against strikers.

At least two people have been killed in clashes between protesters and police, a modest toll compared with previous strikes, but the unions signalled that they would maintain their momentum. read more

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