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From our Shell News Archive for Tuesday 31 October 2005

From our Shell News Archive for Tuesday 31 October 2005

AFX Europe (Focus): Royal Dutch Shell proposes to pay minority shareholders 52.21 eur/shr: “Royal Dutch Shell also said eligible UK resident shareholders can receive loan notes exchangeable into Royal Dutch Shell ‘A’ shares.”: Tuesday October 31, 2005: READ

Grampian TV (Scotland): Shell admits failures led to the deaths of two men: “Earlier this year Shell was fined a record nine hundred thousand pounds after admitting health and safety breaches.”: Monday 31 October 2005: READ

Financial Times: No case for a windfall tax on the oil industry: “In Britain, fear of a tax raid has led some analysts to warn against investing in UK oil producers.”: Monday October 31 2005: READ

Business Week: America’s Energy Morass: “Even die-hard Republicans such as House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) are bashing Big Oil. They are calling for hearings on price gouging and urging the industry to build new refining capacity.”: Monday 31 October 2005: READ

Florida Today: Talk about obscene: “Who could possibly love hurricanes? Try the oil and energy companies. They must adore them.”: “…it’s clear oil companies made exorbitant profit from the misery suffered by thousands of Gulf Coast residents.”: “Consumers are fed up with being gouged at the gas pump.”: Monday 31 October 2005: READ

Today Online: After record profits, oil companies see backlash: Business: Monday, October 31, 2005: READ

Daily Telegraph: Oil refiners press for clarity: “Oil companies are warning the Government that the future of the refining industry is at risk without clearer energy policy guidelines.”: Monday 31 October 2005: READ

Irish Times: Cassells to be mediator in Corrib gas dispute: “Shell is still pursuing a permanent injunction against opponents of the onshore pipeline.”: Monday October 31, 2005: READ and its sister non-profit websites,,,,,, and are owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia feature.

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