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Shell in talks on Urals Energy field unit – report

Shell has been trying to improve its position in Russia, after it had to cede control of major offshore project Sakhalin-2 to state-controlled Gazprom last year. Shell now owns 27.5 percent of Sakhalin-2, which is on the Russian Pacific island of the same name.

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EU fines “paraffin mafia” wax makers’ cartel

Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell escaped a potential fine of 96 million euros because it blew the whistle first to the EU competition authorities. The Commission said the cartel activity took place between 1992 and 2005, when it began investigating with raids on petrochemicals companies prompted by an application from Shell for leniency in return for information provided.

The companies were well aware their activity was illegal, Kroes added.

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Statement by Royal Dutch Shell Plc: NAM and GDF SUEZ sign sale and purchase agreements

 

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

NAM and GDF SUEZ sign sale and purchase agreements

Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM) and GDF SUEZ have today signed Sales and Purchase Agreements for NAM assets situated along the NOGAT pipeline, covering exploration, production and transportation of oil and gas in the Dutch section of the North Sea. 

This follows the earlier announcement on September 5th, 2008 of the commencement of exclusive negotiations between NAM and GDF.

The transaction, for a total consideration of 1,075 million euros, is subject to regulatory approvals and third party consents. read more

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Shell Canada sues over oil spill

Shell is seeking damages for the cost of cleaning up the oil spill and loss of business while its wharf and terminal facilities were shut down.

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Shell Gets U.S. High Court Hearing on Cleanup Suits

Shell, an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, argued that it wasn't to blame for what it called ``sloppy handling'' of chemicals by Brown & Bryant Inc., the now-defunct company that operated the facility. Shell sold Brown & Bryant chemicals that leaked into the ground, threatening water supplies

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Shell Has Fire at Deer Park, Texas, Refinery After Gasket Leak

Feedstock to the reactor was discontinued after the leak was discovered and operators focused on extinguishing the flames. Shell's Emergency Response Team was dispatched to help tackle the blaze and keep the surrounding equipment cool, the report said.

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Shell May Form $1.7 Billion Siberian Venture, Kommersant Says

Shell may pay $1.7 billion for half of a venture that will develop the Srednebotuobinskoye field in eastern Siberia, the newspaper reported today, citing an unidentified person with knowledge of the talks

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Nigeria’s Chanomi Creek Oil Pipeline Is Ruptured, Punch Reports

A second pipeline across Chanomi Creek, owned by Royal Dutch Shell Plc, carries 130,000 barrels a day for export.

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Royal Dutch Shell PLC blew the whistle and thus managed to avoid fines.

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Brussels fines paraffin wax cartel

The aggregate €676m penalty would have been even higher but for the fact that Shell eventually blew the whistle on the price-fixing deal. This earned it full immunity from any fine, which would otherwise have cost it close to €100m.

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Biodiesel breakthrough comes at £13m cost to BP-backed firm

"We are pleased to have demonstrated through the delivery of our first crude vegetable oil the potential of jatropha as a biofuel crop," said Lord Oxburgh, the former chairman of Shell who is now chairman of D1.

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‘Paraffin mafia’ comes unstuck after €676m fines

The Commission made dawn raids on the companies three years ago after Shell, one of its members, blew the whistle on the illegal activities. Shell escaped a possible fine because it provided the Commission investigators with the initial vital information.

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Total accused of ducking blame for Buncefield explosion

BP and Shell, which also had operations at the plant, are also claiming substantial damages.

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Top court will review who pays for Superfund site

Shell Oil Co. and the railroads — the Burlington, Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. and the Union Pacific Railroad Co. — say they are being unfairly tagged with an inordinate portion of the cost of cleaning up the site.

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