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Shell Settles Air Pollution Suit

April 23, 2009, 4:48 PM

The New York Times

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Shell will pay millions to settle air pollution suit

Shell Oil Co. has agreed to pay millions of dollars to resolve a lawsuit by two environmental groups over pollution at its Deer Park refinery.

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RPT-Shell agrees to settle TX refinery pollution suit

Under the proposed settlement, Shell promises to cut pollution from malfunctions at the 329,800-barrel per day (bpd) Deer Park, Texas, refinery, upgrade the refinery's coking unit and the Deer Park chemical plant flare system, increase pollution monitoring and pay a $5.8-million civil penalty, according to a statement issued by the groups. "We are pleased that we have reached an agreement with the citizen groups to resolve the matter, avoid continued litigation and provide benefits in the public interest," Shell said in a statement.

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Masked men damage Shell site in west of Ireland

The Shell to Sea protest group said an activist was beaten by masked men after he stayed under a truck for hours in a bid to halt work at the Shell site in County Mayo, western Ireland.

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Armed Gang Attacks Shell Site In Ireland – Police

ARMED GANG ATTACKS SHELL OIL PIPELINE IN IRELAND

Dowjones Business News

Thursday April 23rd, 2009 / 15h30

DUBLIN (AFP)–A gang of about 15 masked men armed with iron bars and chains vandalized a Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) oil pipeline compound in the west of Ireland, police said Thursday. 

Plans by Shell to land gas in County Mayo from the Corrib field off Ireland’s Atlantic coast have been dogged for years by protests. 

The Garda (Irish police) said that during the incident late Wednesday, one member of the security staff at the Glengad site in County Mayo received an injury to his arm and needed medical attention.  read more

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Shell and BP profits to crash on cheaper oil

BP and Shell's (RDSa.L) core upstream oil and gas production units will lead the profit collapse, mainly due to lower oil prices, but Shell is also forecast to suffer from a 3.8 percent fall in production to 3.39 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd).

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TNK-BP bids for stake in Sibir

TNK-BP, the Russian oil venture half owned by BP, is launching a bid for a significant minority stake in Sibir Energy, the Aim-listed energy group dogged by corporate governance issues.

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West Australia Environment Agency to Rule Next Week on Gorgon

The Gorgon venture, which includes Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, reapplied last year for environmental consent after increasing planned capacity of the onshore plant by 50 percent.

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Caltex Says Recession May Prompt Australia Refining ‘Shake-Out’

Shell’s announcement in February that it’s considering putting its New Zealand refining and marketing business up for sale is a sign that some global oil majors “may be considering a different form of operation,” said Managing Director Des King.

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Controversial oil group Sibir Energy in takeover talks

Now the company appears to be a takeover target. Earlier this month it denied reports it had received a bid approach from TNK-BP, which was said to be planning a £2.3bn offer. But it now seems there was something concrete behind the tale after all

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Shell’s Brash Biofuels Partner

In a partnership with Royal Dutch Shell, Codexis aims to be first to market with a next-generation biofuel.

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