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Shell’s Perdido oil field may start by Feb. -U.S.

REUTERS

* Perdido can produce up to 100,000 bpd crude oil

* MMS sees Shell’s Perdido project starting by February

* No immediate comment from Shell

By Robert Campbell

HOUSTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s (RDSa.L) Perdido oil and gas project in the Gulf of Mexico will start up soon, perhaps as early as the end of January, the U.S. Minerals Management Service said on Wednesday.

The government agency, which oversees oil and gas production in U.S. federal waters, did not say how much it expected the project to produce initially. The Perdido platform is capable of producing 100,000 barrels per day of oil and 200 million cubic feet per day of natural gas. read more

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Shell forced into oil sands U-turn

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Created: 27 January 2010 Written by: Daniel O’Sullivan

Royal Dutch Shell chief executive Peter Voser cannily chose the safe ground of an exclusive interview with the Financial Times to finally admit the all-too-obvious – the Canadian oil sands development Shell has touted as a major growth driver is instead a costly distraction, on which time is now being called. Mr Voser said the massive expansion the company had previously planned for its Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) – envisioning growth from the current 155,000 barrels per day (bpd) capacity to an eventual 770,000bpd – was now ‘”clearly scaled down” and would be “very much slower”. read more

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Shell, Chevron Certain To Renew Oil Leases in Nigeria-Official

CNNMoney.com

January 27, 2010: 08:08 AM ET

ABUJA, Nigeria -(Dow Jones)- Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) and Chevron Corp. ( CVX) will soon renew oil leases with the Nigerian government despite uncertainty caused by the absence of the country’s President, a senior government official said late Tuesday.

“Shell and Chevron have some outstanding issues they’re trying to resolve, but definitely the renewal is sure,” Emmanuel Egbogah, Special Adviser to the President on Petroleum Matters, said in an interview with Dow Jones Newswires. ” We’re quite confident that there’s not going to be a problem of non-renewal.” read more

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Arrow Energy Shares Rise After 50% Increase in Gas Reserves

Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Arrow Energy Ltd., Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s coal-seam gas partner in Australia, rose the most in three weeks in Sydney trading after it announced a 50 percent increase in gas reserves.

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Case Study: Shell Hydrocarbon Reserves Scandal

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Case Study: Shell Hydrocarbon Reserves

On 9 January 2004, following an internal review, Shell (Royal Dutch and Shell Transport, the two former parent companies of the ‘Shell Group’) announced that it would re-categorise approximately 3.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent (‘boe’) out of its reported proved reserves. The re- categorisations were based on a determination that the reserves did not strictly comply with the definition of ‘proved’ reserves established by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (‘the SEC’). On 24 August 2004, the UK Financial Services Authority and the SEC announced final settlements of their investigations with respect to Shell. As a result of the settlement, Shell, without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings or conclusions, entered into a consent agreement with the SEC and paid a civil penalty of $120 million. read more

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Essar Oil Says Shell Refinery Deal to Take More Time

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By Rakteem Katakey and Francine Lacqua

Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) — Essar Oil Ltd., operator of India’s second-largest non-state refiner, said a deal to buy three refineries from Royal Dutch Shell Plc will take more time.

“It’s going to be a few more months before we have a clear decision on the transaction,” Prashant Ruia, chief executive officer of the Essar Group, said in an interview with Bloomberg TV at Davos in Switzerland today. “It’s a bit too early to talk about the value of the transaction.” read more

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