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Shell Earns a Score of 100 in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Seventh Annual Index

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HOUSTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Shell Oil Company proudly announced today that it has earned the top rating of 100 percent in the 2009 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Shell joins the ranks of 259 other major U.S. businesses that get top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.

“At Shell, we believe creating an inclusive workplace that brings out the very best from our employees is fundamental to our success,” said Francene Young, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Talent, Shell Oil Company. “It is extremely gratifying to have our commitment to diversity and inclusion recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, in such a meaningful way.” read more

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Shell says Convent refinery needs power, repairs

NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Shell Oil said on Tuesday it was hoping to ramp up production soon at its Gulf Coast refineries in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, but at least one of them needs power and repairs before it can restart.

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Shell says some progress fixing Nigeria oil pipeline

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Repairs to a damaged oil pipeline in Nigeria have made some progress but production is still lower than normal, Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday.

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Divergent ratings for Shell and BP

Standard & Poor's, the credit rating agency, yesterday downgraded its long-term rating for BP, the UK oil and gas company, while it upgraded the one for BP's closest rival, Royal Dutch Shell, illustrating the widening perception of the two companies' circumstances.

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Shell exec speaks on carbon dioxide capture and storage

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John Barry: We know that the C02 concentration in the atmosphere has gone up measurably in recent years. We also know that it’s not what’s happened so far that is the problem. It’s what’s going to happen over the next 100 years if we don’t start to manage the problem.

That’s John Barry with Shell. He leads one of Shell’s efforts to manage carbon dioxide emissions – thought to be changing Earth’s climate. He spoke of carbon dioxide capture and storage.

John Barry: Carbon dioxide capture and storage is one of the technologies that offers the most promise for making a difference to CO2 emissions in the short to medium term – I’m thinking 10 or 20 years. A hundred years out, maybe there will be technologies we haven’t thought of today. read more

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Fisherman meets officials on Shell standoff

THE NORTH Mayo fisherman involved in a standoff with Shell EP Ireland over his rights to continue fishing in Broadhaven bay met Department of Transport officials yesterday to complain about Shell contracted vessels.

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Shell says Gulf output restart may take 3-5 days

Shell plans to begin limited redeployments of workers to the eastern and western areas out of Hurricane Gustav's path in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, if weather permits.

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BP’s Russian venture TNK-BP dents credit rating

As S&P cut BP's ratings, it boosted the credit status of its arch-rival Royal Dutch Shell, raising Shell's long-term credit rating to AA+ from AA.

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