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Collection of articles and information relating to Royal Dutch Shell

Collection of articles and information relating to Royal Dutch Shell

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Retiring early? You may not want to bet your life on it.

The study looked at Shell employees who retired at age 55, 60 and 65, between 1973 and 2003. It covered approximately 3,500 people over the 30-year period. Basically, the mortality rate of those who retired at 55 (adjusted for health factors) was twice that of their still-working colleagues.

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Sand Storm

'Dirty Oil': With 173 million barrels of proven oil reserves, the oil sands in Alberta are the world's biggest trove of hydrocarbons outside Saudi Arabia. Over the past decade, oil companies such as Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp. have flocked to exploit this resource, and the Canadian government has trumpeted it as a source of energy security for the U.S. Indeed, the U.S. gets almost a fifth of its crude imports, or 2.5 million barrels a day, from its northern neighbor, the bulk of which will soon come from the oil sands.

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Water plan hits wall of foes

A water war is brewing on the Yampa River. A bid by the Shell Exploration and Production Co. for a 15 billion- gallon water right has sparked opposition letters from 25 federal, state and local agencies, along with businesses and environmental groups.

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Federal court vacates Alaska denial of Beaufort oil drilling proposal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A federal appeals court has vacated an opinion issued last year that halted Shell Oil Co. drilling plans for the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's northern coast, leaving both sides in the case wondering what the action means.

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N’Delta Crisis: Shell to Lay off More Workers

But Shell’s Head of Exploration and Production Malcolm Brinded was quoted by Reuters report earlier this year as calling for a drastic reduction in costs in a confidential email he sent to some employees.

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