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Shell Evacuates Workers From Gulf on Storm Threat (Update1)

Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe's biggest oil company, said it has evacuated about 400 workers from its oil and natural-gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico because of Tropical Storm Gustav.

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Iraq, China Agree to Revive Saddam Hussein-Era Oil Deal

Oil Ministry officials had said they hoped to sign contracts with Western companies by the end of June. Now, those talks -- with major oil companies such as Royal Dutch Shell PLC, BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp.-- are unlikely to go through, the oil ministry said.

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Outline deal close on TNK-BP shake-up

At stake, at the very least, is the management structure of the company and who will fill the position of Bob Dudley, TNK-BP chief executive, who last month fled Russia...

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Oil chief says customers will pay for tax

The energy group, which is 34 per cent-owned by Royal Dutch Shell, said net profits rose 67 per cent to A$1.02bn as it was bolstered by high oil prices. Under lying profit rose 86 per cent to A$1.01bn on revenue up 45 per cent at A$2.6bn.

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It’s a windfall. Now share it

For Shell, they amounted to £13.9bn in 2007-08 and £4bn in the second quarter of this year, a 4.6% improvement on 2007.

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Hurricane alert puts New Orleans on evacuation footing

Evacuations from New Orleans may start tomorrow. The oil company Shell has begun ferrying workers off its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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BP may close deal with Russian co-owners “in weeks”

The crisis at TNK-BP, which produces a quarter of BP's worldwide oil output, hit the headlines after BP accused the Russian side of using 1990s-style corporate raider tactics to grab control of the venture.

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Oil price surges again as Gustav sends Gulf workers packing

Speculation was also growing yesterday about progress on another "cold war" front - the long-running dispute between four Russian oligarchs and BP over the future structure and control of the TNK-BP joint venture in Russia.

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Shell’s ex-president presses on

During an appearance on CNBC early in the summer, John Hofmeister made a startling statement: "Oil isn't a free market." Soon after he said it, the show cut to a commercial and someone handed Hofmeister, who was about to retire as president of Shell Oil Co., a piece of paper. It was a message from Shell's headquarters in the Netherlands telling him he could not say that.

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Shell cleared of deliberate pollution

Shell has been cleared of breaking three environmental regulations in 2004 at its plant in Moerdijk by a court in Breda, news agency ANP reports.

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Shell slammed over “puzzling” tar sands claims

It was in a conference call with journalists a few weeks ago that Shell chief executive Jeroen van der Veer offered perhaps the most bizarre argument yet in favour of the continued development of North America's controversial tar sands.

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