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Sacked Russian environmental official Oleg Mitvol goes to court

Mitvol was appointed deputy head of the environmental regulator in April 2004, but came to international attention in late 2006 when he led a campaign against oil major Shell that resulted in a lucrative project being sold to Gazprom.

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NIGERIANS FILE OIL LAWSUIT AGAINST SHELL IN THE NETHERLAND

Liesbeth Zegveld said: “Shell headquarters believes it is untouchable, but we believe it is legally responsible for damage caused in Nigeria. Shell headquarters has the authority and control to ensure that its oil spills in Nigeria are prevented and cleaned up. We accuse Shell of negligence.”

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Anadarko, Dana May Be Targets for Exxon, BP on `Cheaper’ Assets

Anadarko's proven deposits have a stock market value of $6.99 a barrel after its shares tumbled 45 percent this year in New York trading, while Dana's are at $7.80 a barrel. That's more than 39 percent below the $12.87 a barrel Royal Dutch Shell Plc spent last year to find and develop its own fields, data compiled by Bloomberg show, and may attract offers.

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Petrobras Goes From First to Worst Among 10 Biggest Oil Stocks

Exxon Mobil, based in Irving, Texas, remains the world's largest company by market value. It trades at about 8.5 times estimated earnings. Houston-based ConocoPhillips and San Ramon, California-based Chevron Corp., as well as Royal Dutch Shell Plc, in The Hague, and London-based BP Plc have ratios between 4.5 and 6.5.

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Nigeria Militant Group Free Ukrainian Hostage, Hold Two Britons

Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- The main militant group in Nigeria's oil region said it freed a Ukrainian and three Nigerian hostages, while still holding two British nationals.

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Women to Watch: Linda Cook

The following year was critical for Shell: The company was rocked by scandal when it emerged that it had overstated its energy reserves. There followed a major restructuring, which catapulted Ms. Cook to the top echelons of Shell management.

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CO2 ambitions impossible, says Shell boss

Monday 10 November 2008

Global ambitions to sharply reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions over the next few years cannot be achieved, Shell CEO Jeroen van der Veer says in an interview with Monday’s Financieele Dagblad.

‘It is extremely simple. Over the next few years, the world will produce more oil, more gas and more coal. CO2 capture and storage technology is still in its infancy,’ Van der Veer is quoted as saying. ‘Politicians might not want to hear it, but the percentage of CO2 is going to soar.’

Van der Veer told the FD that he saw the CO2 dilemma as an opportunity for Shell. ‘We are good in technology, in research and we know a lot about CO2,’ he said. ‘This is an entrepreneurial opportunity.’ read more

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Group, Nigerians to sue Shell over oil spills

The group made good an earlier warning in May, to sue Shell due to the slow pace of court proceedings in Nigeria, and Shell’s refusal to obey court orders.

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President-elect to use special powers on oil drilling policies

The Sierra Club, the country's largest grassroots environmental organisation, said it was concerned about last-minute changes from the Bush administration. "They have consistently weakened protections over the last eight years, and we are encouraged that the Obama team plans to act to clean up the mess when they get into office," the club said.

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Lord Turner calls for wind and nuclear power in race to cut emissions

Last week, BP said that it was pulling out of a British CCS project and was abandoning the domestic wind energy industry altogether in search of higher returns in the United States. Other renewable energy projects are struggling under the twin burdens of high costs and a lack of finance. The weaker oil price has also undermined their economic attractiveness to lenders a

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