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Calls for windfall tax as oil giants make £6 million an hour

Tony Woodley, joint general secretary of the Unite union, described the oil giants' profits as "eye-popping" and "immoral".

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Chevron faces suit over Nigerian violence

A suit similar to Bowoto's, filed against Royal Dutch Shell by Nigerians including relatives of Ken Saro-Wiwa, a writer and activist hanged by the military regime in 1995, is scheduled to go to trial in New York in February.

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Anger over BP and Royal Dutch Shell profits

The pair will reveal the gains - equivalent to about $77m a day for both companies - just days after Gordon Brown threatened to call in the Office of Fair Trading to investigate fuel pricing if companies did not pass on the recent drop in the oil price to consumers.

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Motorists’ fury as fuel giants Shell and BP make £4m profit every HOUR

By FRANCO CAPALDO and DAN ATKINSON

Last updated at 10:02 PM on 25th October 2008

BP and Royal Dutch Shell will this week report massive third-quarter profits totalling nearly £9 billion, angering motorists who are still paying high prices at the petrol pumps.

BP, Europe’s second-biggest oil company after Shell, is on Tuesday expected to report profits of £4.2 billion for the three months to the end of September – a stunning 130 per cent jump on the same period last year.

Shell is set to report a 48 per cent rise on its third quarter last year to £4.6 billion two days later.  read more

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