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Adolf Hitler thanks Sir Henri Deterding for donation of a million reichs-marks

Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 18.57.14By John Donovan

On 28 April 1945, Lieutenant-Colonel Werner Baumbach (right), “General of the Bombers” – the top post in German bomber command, arrived at a country house located at Krakow, near Güstrow in Mecklenburg, for a meeting with Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer of the SS.

As overseer of the concentration camps and extermination camps, Himmler coordinated the murder of around 10 million people. (See Wikipedia).

It soon became apparent to Baumbach, after two portraits in silver frames were drawn to his attention, that the country house in which the SS was located, was formally the home of the oil baron, Sir Henri Deterding, the world renowned director of Royal Dutch Shell. Sir Henri, the man most responsible for the growth of Shell into a global oil giant, was an ardent Nazi and friend and financial supporter of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party. read more

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Whales ‘at risk’ from oil surveys

Restrictions put on development are not enough, delegates urged

12 July 2011

Oil and gas exploration in the Russian Far East continues to threaten whales, delegates at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting have warned.

The critically endangered western population of gray whales spends its summer feeding around Sakhalin island.

Companies using seismic guns to find oil and gas in the area do take steps to reduce the impact; but scientists with the IWC say they need to do more.

Surprising new evidence has also emerged on the whales’ migration. read more

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Iraq initials $12-bln Shell gas deal-sources

* Talks had been stalled since 2008 over legal issues

* Gas needed to help with Iraq’s chronic power shortage

By Rania El Gamal

BAGHDAD, July 12 (Reuters) – Iraq initialled a final contract on Tuesday with Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) and Mitsubishi for a $12 billion deal to capture flared gas at southern oilfields, two sources close to the deal said.

The long-awaited deal still needs the approval of Iraq’s cabinet.

The signing took place in a closed meeting without media despite last-minute confusion over whether it was going to happen. Two sources told Reuters on Sunday the oil ministry had scheduled the signing for Tuesday, but then on Monday the ministry announced it would be delayed without giving a reason. read more

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