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Secret papers ‘show how Shell targeted Nigeria oil protests’

The Independent

Documents seen by The IoS support claims energy giant enlisted help of country’s military government

By Andy Rowell

Sunday, 14 June 2009

  

AP

Ogoni supporters protesting in New York last month, shortly before Shell agreed a $15.5m settlement in their case

Serious questions over Shell Oil’s alleged involvement in human rights abuses in Nigeria emerged last night after confidential internal documents and court statements revealed how the energy giant enlisted the help of the country’s brutal former military government to deal with protesters. read more

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Qatar, Shell Talk on Joint Projects Outside Country

Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, is in talks with Royal Dutch Shell Plc to jointly invest in oil and gas projects outside the country, Qatar’s oil minister said.

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OUTSPOKEN ABOUT ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC

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Villagers flee Niger Delta fighting as Saro-Wiwa settlement raises hopes

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  • The Observer, Sunday 14 June 2009

Tens of thousands of villagers in the Niger Delta are again picking up the pieces after the most intense violence in the oil-producing region for months, if not years.

Military attacks, targeted at the feared guerrilla army known as the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend), came as the 14-year struggle by the families of writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other executed leaders of the Ogoni people of southern Nigeria was finally being resolved.

Royal Dutch Shell agreed to a $15.5m (£9.4m) settlement out of court last week in New York, although it rejected the plaintiffs’ case that Shell had been complicit in Saro-Wiwa’s killing. read more

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Shell’s Cellulosic ‘First’ Is More of a Second

That was news to MacEwen Petroleum, however — a small regional service station chain based in Maxville, Ontario. MacEwen apparently beat the multinational giant to the punch almost five years ago at a station in downtown Ottawa. And it did so, it seems, using ethanol from Iogen, a cellulosic ethanol maker also based in Ottawa, which recently became half-owned by Shell.

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