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Ireland grants license to controversial Shell pipe

DUBLIN | Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:34am EDT

(Reuters) – Ireland on Friday granted oil major Royal Dutch Shell a license to complete a controversial pipeline to an offshore field it says can provide up to 60 percent of Irish gas needs.

The pipeline will link the north-west coast of Ireland to the Corrib gas field, which is estimated to contain 1 trillion cubic feet of gas.

The environment ministry said in a statement that it had granted a pipeline foreshore license, the last government permission needed for work to begin on the project, which has been beset by protests and delays since its discovery in 1996. read more

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Shell: Looking At Opportunities In Russia With Rosneft

MARCH 25, 2011

By Alexis Flynn Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) said Friday it is examining strategic opportunities in Russia, including some with state-run Russian oil company OAO Rosneft (ROSN.RS), but it declined to comment on a report that it had offered to work with Rosneft in the Arctic shelf in the last three months.

The story, in Friday’s Vedomosti, comes in the wake of an arbitration ruling late Thursday that blocks rival BP PLC’s (BP) own Arctic exploration deal with Rosneft. read more

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