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Jordan, Shell in talks to extract oil from huge shale reserves

Energy-poor Jordan said on Sunday it was in talks with Anglo-Dutch group Royal Dutch Shell on an agreement to extract oil from the desert kingdom's 40-billion-tonne oil shale reserves.

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Windfall tax lets Alaska rake in billions from Big Oil

Even the market-friendly United Kingdom, home to oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell, recently has sought to capture a bigger share of revenue from companies operating in the North Sea.

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More women stalled on corporate ladder

On Aug. 8 Lynn Elsenhans, who previously worked for Royal Dutch-Shell, will take over from John Drosdick as the CEO of Sunoco, an American oil-refining giant. Meanwhile Shell’s executive director of gas and power, Linda Cook, is said to be one of two internal candidates who could replace the company’s CEO, Jeroen van der Veer, who is due to step down next year. Should she do so, she would become the first female CEO of a major oil producer.

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Russian Rogue Has No Place in G-8

n 2006, Royal Dutch Shell Plc was muscled into selling control of its biggest Russian project to state-controlled OAO Gazprom, after regulators threatened to revoke Shell's operating permits on environmental grounds.

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Georgia: The return of Cold War diplomacy

The Kremlin is paranoid about the energy resources on which so much of its power depends: witness its acquiescence in the seizure of control of BP's Russian joint venture, TNK-BP, which Russian oligarchs pulled off with impunity...

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The Pipeline War: Russian bear goes for West’s jugular

The pipeline is 30 per cent owned by BP and supplies 1 per cent of the world’s oil needs, pumping up to a million barrels of crude per day to Turkey.

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Red alert for pension plans: Top schemes have gone into debt

Employees with least to worry about at this point in time, because their pensions are well funded, include those at GE, whose scheme has a 29% surplus, EMC with a 24% surplus, Mitsubishi with a 22% surplus, Royal Dutch Shell, with a 22% surplus, Hewlett Packard and IBM, both with a 13% surplus.

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Geogia: Oil pipelines at risk

Russia's vast natural reserves have allowed it to position itself as a rival to Middle Eastern nations in supplying energy to the West. However, its hostility to BP and Shell, which had supplied investment to begin exploiting its resources, have spurred Europe to look for alternatives.

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Sharewatch: BG Group

Last week Origin confirmed it had received other approaches, with likely suitors said to be oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and BP. Analysts speculate BG may raise its offer to clinch the deal.

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Shell is in Nigeria to stay – MD

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has said it was in Nigeria to stay. This was stated by SPDC’s Managing Director, Mutiu Sunmonu, during an exclusive interview with Sunday Tribune.

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