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Shell execs in Tripoli discuss Libya return

TRIPOLI | Wed Oct 5, 2011 12:48pm EDT

(Reuters) – Executives from Royal Dutch Shell held talks with Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli on Wednesday, a source said, as more majors return to the war-torn country to grasp new opportunities and make sure old deals are valid.

“There were discussions about the procedures to come back to Libya,” said a source in Libya with direct knowledge of the meeting.

Shell confirmed it held talks with NOC in Tripoli. read more

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ETHICAL CONTROVERSIES IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: BY DR ROSAMUND THOMAS

?Dear Alfred,

I was interested to see on the Dutch Shell website extracts from my address to the oil and gas industries of Latin America in Cancun in 2006. Thank you for including it.

However, the telephone number and address of our Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics, Cambridge, which I direct are out-of-date.

Could you please correct them as follows:  Telephone: 01954 710086; Fax: 01954 710103 and our Centre`s address is now:

Number 131, 23 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1AH.

We also have a new book out entitled “Business Ethics” which may interest your company.  Details are attached. read more

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Shell Probe May Keep Oil Refinery Shut Through Mid-October

By Yee Kai Pin

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) — Singapore’s investigation of a Sept. 28 fire may force Royal Dutch Shell Plc to keep its largest oil refinery shut at least through the middle of October.

The offshore Pulau Bukom refinery, which exports 90 percent of its products to the Asia-Pacific region, may be closed for a minimum of several weeks, according to Purvin & Gertz Inc., an energy consultant. Standard Chartered Plc estimated yesterday a complete shutdown may last for as long as a month. read more

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Shell doing its best to make fracking safe, water friendly

October 5 2011 at 05:00am

By Jan Willem Eggink, General Manager Upstream Operations, Shell South Africa

Some of you may have seen this image on television or the internet. A man reaches across and turns on his kitchen tap. He takes a lighter and applies it to the stream of water, it bursts into flame. The flame is attributed to the presence of methane gas.

It is a powerful image. But it is important to be clear about the source of the gas. While critics suggest natural gas drilling as the cause, there is considerable evidence that dissolved methane can occur naturally in ground water. Indeed, according to the Department of Water Affairs, methane gas has been found in shallow water wells in the Karoo. read more

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Chukchi Sea lease sale back in court; federal agency says environmental work was complete

By Associated Press, Published: October 4

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A lawsuit that stands in the way of Shell Oil’s plans for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast is back in the hands of a federal judge.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday delivered its formal response to a court-ordered review of environmental work preceding Chukchi Lease Sale 193. Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. had spent $2.1 billion for the leases in 2008.

Alaska Native and environmental groups sued over the legitimacy of the sale, contending that the bureau’s predecessor, the Minerals Management Service, had ignored environmental law requirements before selling petroleum rights on 2.76 million offshore acres. read more

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Royal Dutch Shell: The Losing Streak Continues (RDS.B)

Published on Tue, 10/04/2011 – 16:11
By Robert Cotter

Shares of Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.B) traded at a new 52-week low today of $58.37. Approximately 1.3 million shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.2 million shares.

Royal Dutch Shell has overhead space with shares priced $60.28, or 20.4% below the average consensus analyst price target of $75.71. The stock should find initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $66.00 and further resistance at its 200-day MA of $69.54. read more

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Corrib gas objectors denied entry to hearing

Corrib gas objectors denied entry to Oireachtas hearing

The Irish Times – Wednesday, September 28, 2011

PAUL CULLEN

SECURITY STAFF at the Houses of the Oireachtas yesterday refused entry to a group of opponents of the Corrib gas terminal who had travelled from Co Mayo to attend an Oireachtas committee.

The group of 15 Shell to Sea supporters travelled to Dublin at the invitation of Fianna Fáil deputy leader Éamon Ó Cuív to attend a hearing of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture about offshore exploration licences. read more

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