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Another leukemia patient sues Shell, BP

The complaint alleges that Shell has known about the dangers of benzene causing cancer for decades, but publicly minimized and hid those dangers.

By SANFORD J. SCHMIDT: The Telegraph: July 22, 2011 7:58 PM

EDWARDSVILLE – For the third time this year, a victim of an aggressive form of leukemia who spent time in Roxana schools has filed suit against Shell Oil Co. and BP, claiming benzene around its refinery caused the disease.

Greg Wells of East Alton, who formerly lived in Wood River and attended Roxana schools, has been diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia.

His lawyer, Christopher Dysart, said his client was diagnosed in May 2010. read more

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Canary Wharf, Shell to revamp London site: report

July 24, 2011, 11:01 a.m. EDT

By London Bureau

LONDON (MarketWatch) — U.K. property developer Canary Wharf is poised to seal a landmark deal to transform the area round Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s (RDSA.LN) London office with financial backing from Qatar, The Sunday Times reports without citing sources.

Shell is expected to announce within a fortnight that it has picked Canary Wharf and Qatari Diar, the property arm of the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, to transform more than five acres surrounding its tower on the south bank of the Thames. Canary Wharf and Qatar are believed to have offered up to GBP350 million for the deal, the report says. read more

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