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Gulf state rescues £3bn wind farm in the Thames Estuary

The Government of Abu Dhabi has stepped in to help to fund the world’s biggest offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary after the withdrawal of Royal Dutch Shell from the project.

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Nigeria says it repels attack on crude terminal

The Nigerian military said it thwarted an attack Wednesday on navy vessels guarding the country's main crude-oil and liquefied natural gas export terminal at Bonny Island.

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Shell quadruples renewable energy project spending

Shell has spent $1 billion in the past five years on carbon capture, biofuel and solar and wind energy projects to cut emissions of greenhouse gases led by carbon dioxide, Graeme Sweeney, executive vice president for future fuels & CO2, said in Singapore today.

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Recession fears drag FTSE down: Royal Dutch Shell was 5% lower with rival BP down 1%

Energy stocks were the other big losers as oil prices slid to a 14 month lows near 71 US dollars a barrel. Royal Dutch Shell was 5% lower with rival BP down 1%.

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Nanotechnology potential and progress addressed in recent Shell forum

While nanotechnology has made a positive impact on many industries, the oil and gas industry has yet to fully investigate its potential. For this reason, Royal Dutch Shell hosted an International Nanotechnology Forum last week in Houston, Texas.

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Shell to Go to Trial for Complicity in Death of Former UNPO Vice President Ken Saro Wiwa

U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood set 9 February 2009 as the date for a trial stemming from two lawsuits accusing Shell of being complicit in decisions by Nigeria's military government to hang oil industry opponents.

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Shell says Gulf production now at 325,000 boe/d

Shell had shut Gulf of Mexico output ahead of Hurricane Ike.

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Shell Nigeria appeals in Bonny land rights dispute

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research,Stock Buzz) said on Wednesday it had appealed against a Nigerian court ruling in favour of community elders who challenged its land rights for the Bonny oil export terminal in the restive Niger Delta.

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Royal Dutch Shell came under fire for offering executives retention bonuses

Royal Dutch Shell came under fire for offering executives retention bonuses, sometimes known as "pay for respiration", and HBOS drew criticism for increasing a short-term incentive scheme while reducing the hurdle rates for a long-term incentive scheme.

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Shell’s emissions

Phil Bloomer of Oxfam comments on Shell's global emissions and the emissions from our oil sands projects in Canada (Letters, October 10). Unfortunately, he has not compared figures in a like-for-like manner.

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Arrow Energy Says Currency Rates Boost Returns From Shell Deal

The change in the exchange rates since the accord was reached has increased the value of an initial payment to be made by Shell by some A$130 million ($85 million) to about A$640 million, Brisbane-based Arrow Energy said today in a statement to the Australian stock exchange.

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