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Shell stands firm on Smart charges

Don Marketing director, John Donovan, issued a writ against Shell on 9 April claiming multi-million pound damages.

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Emissions scheme adds to LNG costs, Shell says

Ms Cook, who is based in The Hague, said Australia was an attractive place to develop LNG because of its large resource base and its proximity to large markets in Asia. Shell owns 34 per cent of Woodside and has stakes in several potential LNG projects in Australia including Gorgon, Wheatstone, Browse, Sunrise, Prelude and a Gladstone project.

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Shell urges Rudd to protect LNG

Shell Australia chairman Russell Caplan and the company's global head of gas power Linda Cook said yesterday they would continue to work with the federal Government to ensure the interests of the emissions-intensive, trade-exposed (EITE) sector were catered for in the carbon trading regime.

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Shell sees no problem in dealing with concerns over coal seam gas

Royal Dutch Shell's global head of power and gas, Linda Cook yesterday said the super major was still looking for new CSG openings in Australia to add to its recently added stake in Arrow Energy. "We've had that (CSG) on our radar for some years," Ms Cook said during a visit to Australia.

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Forecourt Trader: Don’s Smart writ

Shell UK is being sued for allegedly breaching copyright on the idea it used to create Shell Smart Card, its loyalty programme.

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‘Phenomenal’ oil and gas rights sale sets stage for exploration push in B.C.

The high-priced sale, along with Royal Dutch Shell PLC's $5.23-billion agreement earlier this week to buy a key operator in the region, Duvernay Oil Corp., highlights how hot the region is right now.

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Shell Says Carbon Capture Could Cut EU Emissions 3.7% by 2015

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe's largest oil company, said financial incentives for carbon dioxide capture would cut the region's emissions from factories and power stations by 3.7 percent as early as 2015.

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Pipeline attack hits Nigeria’s crude production

Attacks on an oil pipeline cost Nigeria another 50,000 barrels a day of production, threatening a further rise in global crude prices.

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Africa’s oil boom shifts balance of power

By 2015, America will buy one quarter of all its oil from Africa, compared with about 15 per cent from Saudi Arabia, and the continent will become the superpower's largest single supplier, with the sole exception of Canada.

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E.ON, Dong Close to Buying Shell London Array Stake

July 18 (Bloomberg) -- E.ON AG and its Danish partner Dong Energy A/S are close to buying Royal Dutch Shell Plc's 33 percent stake in the London Array wind farm...

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Statement by Royal Dutch Shell Plc: Shell Canada Limited files formal offer for Duvernay Oil Corp.

Shell Canada Limited files formal offer for Duvernay Oil Corp. 
Shell Canada Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Royal Dutch Shell”), has filed its formal offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all the common shares of Duvernay Oil Corp. (“Duvernay”) with securities regulators in Canada, and has mailed its offering circular and related documents (the “Offer Documents”) to Duvernay shareholders.

The Offer remains open until 1:01 a.m. (Calgary time) on August 22, 2008, unless the Offer is withdrawn or extended by Shell Canada Limited. Under the terms of the Offer, Duvernay shareholders will receive C$83.00 for each Duvernay common share. read more

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France and UK reduce trade ties with Iran

France's Total announced its withdrawal from a multi-billion-dollar gas project last week, following a similar move by Royal/Dutch Shell two months ago.

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UBS ‘regrets’ bank failings, executive tells tax inquiry (Shell CFO Peter Voser is a director of the scandal hit UBS Bank)

A continuing internal investigation suggested that "misconduct occurred that we consider unacceptable", said Mark Branson, chief financial officer of UBS Global Wealth Management and Business Banking

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Winterflood challenges FSA over market abuse fine

A £4m fine would be the fourth largest ever levied by the watchdog. The record was £17m against Shell for mis-stating its oil reserves.

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TNK-BP being torn apart, claims Dudley

Mr Dudley said the lawsuit was a cynical "attack at the heart of the company", engineered by BP's Russian billionaire partners in the 50:50 oil venture to split the company down nationalistic lines.

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BP to Buy Oklahoma Land for Natural Gas

Shell Canada agreed this week to spend about $5.9 billion to buy Canada’s Duvernay Oil Corporation to increase its production from difficult-to-extract deposits.

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Oil: Managers file lawsuit against head of BP’s Russia venture

ert Dudley, the chief executive of BP's joint venture in Russia, said yesterday the dispute with local shareholders was "tearing the company apart"..

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Russia may refuse visa for TNK-BP’s chief Dudley

BP and its Russian oligarch partners in TNK-BP were at daggers drawn again yesterday over the status of Robert Dudley, the joint venture's chief executive.

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TNK-BP tie-up faces ‘meltdown’, says chief

Relations between the British and Russian shareholders in TNK-BP appeared in meltdown last night as its chief executive spoke of the feuding, claiming it will tear the company apart.

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FSA fines Winterflood £4m over market abuse

In August 2004, the authority fined Royal Dutch Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, a total of £17 million for market abuse and breaching listing rules after the oil group overstated the level of its oil reserves.

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Continental Shift: BP Is Latest Gas Player

BP's announcement comes three days after rival Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a C$5.9 billion (about $6 billion) takeover bid for Canadian natural-gas producer Duvernay Oil Corp. Shell also has partnered with EnCana Corp. to enter what has become the hottest new unconventional play, the Haynesville Shale in east Texas and Louisiana.

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How Do You Make the Most of the Taunton River?

In part the plan states: "The Shell oil terminal site represents an important opportunity for the city and the greatest potential for supporting a revitalized port industry in Fall River.

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Sanctions Fail to Cripple Iran’s Oil Industry

European oil giants BP PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Total SA have said political considerations rule out new plans to invest in Iran's petroleum sector for the time being. Shell and Total say they remain in talks about getting involved in projects.

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China Electricity Shortage Looks Unlikely to Spur Oil-Binge Rerun

In late June, Shell signed a letter of intent with Qatar Petroleum International and PetroChina, China's top oil producer, to study a joint-venture refining and petrochemical complex. Qatar would supply the oil, Shell the technology and project-management expertise, and PetroChina distribution in the market.

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Squeezing Oil From a Stone

Shell's process is complicated. The company plans to insert electric heaters hundreds of feet into the ground to heat the oil shale to between 650 degrees and 700 degrees for more than two years.

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