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Iraq Says to Sign Shell, Mitsubishi Deal by January

By Kadhim Ajrash and Nayla Razzouk – Nov 25, 2010 1:33 PM GMT+0000

Iraq will sign by the end of January an agreement with Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Mitsubishi Corp. for the capture of associated gas at oil fields in the country’s south, the director-general of Iraq’s South Gas Co. said.

The agreement will be signed “either next month or the one after at the most,” once legal details are resolved, Ali Hussain Khudair said today in an interview in Basra, Iraq.

The government gave initial approval on June 29 for the creation of a joint venture with Shell and Mitsubishi to be called Basra Gas Co. The venture would be owned 51 percent by state-run South Gas, with Shell holding 44 percent and Mitsubishi the remaining 5 percent. read more

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Halliburton Wins Shell Deal to Develop Majnoon, Aswat Says

By Nayla Razzouk – Nov 25, 2010 8:43 AM GMT+0000

Royal Dutch Shell Plc awarded a one- year contract to Halliburton Co. to help develop the Majnoon oilfield in southern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq website said.

Halliburton is due to set up operations for 15 new wells, according to an agreement signed Nov. 22, the report said.

Together with Petroliam Nasional Bhd of Malaysia, Shell won a 20-year service contract in 2009 to raise output from the Majnoon oil field to 1.8 million barrels a day, four times its current production. read more

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U.S. Deems Polar-Bear Habitat Critical, Posing Issue for Shell

NOVEMBER 24, 2010

By SIOBHAN HUGHES

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday designated 187,000 square miles of offshore sea ice and other areas as critical habitat for polar bears, a move that could make it harder for Royal Dutch Shell PLC to begin drilling in Alaskan waters next summer.

The Interior Department issued the final rules as Shell has been lobbying the Obama administration to by the end of the year approve its plans to drill in Alaska waters, especially the Chukchi Sea. The Chukchi and the Beaufort seas are home to the nation’s two big polar-bear populations, the Interior Department said, and thus provide critical habitat for species that the U.S. government has listed as threatened. read more

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