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Nigeria: Shell Not Exonerated Over Oil Spills

AllAfrica.com

Tina A. Hassan and Mahmud Lalo

26 August 2010

Jos — The Minister of Environment, Mr. John Odey, has described as untrue reports that Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has been exonerated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) over oil spillages in Ogoni land.

The minister said this in reaction to media reports that Shell has been cleared of oil spillage responsibility.

He made this clarification yesterday while declaring open the 3rd Task Force Meeting of the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adaptive Land Use (WASCAL) in Abuja. read more

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BP frozen out of Arctic oil drilling race

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British energy giant BP forced to abandon hopes of Greenland exploration owing to tarnished reputation from Gulf oil spill

Thursday 26 August 2010

BP confirmed it was no longer trying to win an exploration licence in Greenland (above). Photograph: John McConnico/AP

BP has been forced to abandon hopes of drilling in the Arctic, currently the centre of a new oil rush, owing to its tarnished reputation after the Gulf of Mexico spill.

The company confirmed tonight that it was no longer trying to win an exploration licence in Greenland, despite earlier reports of its interest. “We are not participating in the bid round,” said a spokesman at BP’s London headquarters, who declined to discuss its reasons for the reverse. read more

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Shell Moves Sakhalin LNG Manager to Australia to Lead $20 Billion Project

Bloomberg

By James Paton – Aug 26, 2010 4:48 AM GMT+0100

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has brought the former manager of Sakhalin-2, Russia’s first liquefied natural gas project, to Australia to oversee development of a proposed venture that may cost more than $20 billion.

Shell, OAO Gazprom’s partner in the $22 billion Russian project, assigned Hilary Mercer to the Queensland venture, Ann Pickard, chairman of the company’s Australian unit, said in an interview. Shell and PetroChina Co. this week completed the purchase of Arrow Energy Ltd., gaining gas for an LNG venture that may produce 16 million metric tons of fuel a year. read more

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