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Shell Pioneers Corporate Use Of Algo Trading In Forex

DECEMBER 1, 2011

— Royal Dutch Shell has been using algorithmic FX trading for the last six months

— It uses computer model-driven trading to get trades done rather than to speculate

— The oil major uses three types of algorithms to trade in London, Singapore and Rio de Janeiro

By Katie Martin Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Anglo-Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA.LN) has been using algorithmic trading in foreign exchange for the past six months, the firm’s head of foreign exchange said Thursday. read more

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MOSOP Welcomes EU – U.S. Call for Restoration of Ogoni Environment

STATEMENT BY MOSOP MEDIA 1 December 2011 21:26:50 GMT

MOSOP President/Spokesman, Dr. Goodluck Diigbo today welcomed the indication of interest by the E.U. – U.S. economic blocs in the immediate environmental restoration of Ogoniland, but described the blocs’ list of parties for engagement as one-sided; as it excluded the victims – the Ogoni people.

Dr. Diigbo was reacting to online report by leadership newspaper of December 1, 2011 quoting an E.U. – U.S. statement issued in Washington D.C. urging “the Government of Nigeria to follow up on the UNEP report on Ogoniland, to remedy the critical health and environmental problems facing this region and to further engage the oil companies and the international community on this issue.” read more

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Vitol, Shell jv starts fuel distribution in Africa

LONDON | Thu Dec 1, 2011 6:32am EST

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Vivo Energy, the joint venture between the world’s biggest oil trader Vitol, Royal Dutch Shell and Helios Investment Partners, has started a fuel distribution business in Africa, the joint venture said in a news release on Thursday.

The joint venture was announced in February, when oil major Shell sold its African downstream business to Vitol and Helios.

Refined fuels will be distributed via Vivo Energy, in which Vitol and Helios each own 40 percent. Shell holds the remaining 20 percent. read more

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Shell Sells Oil Stakes in Nigeria

DECEMBER 1, 2011

By ALEXIS FLYNN

LONDON—Nigerian firms have bought onshore oil licenses from a group of European oil giants, including Royal Dutch Shell PLC, as the company continues to trim its assets in the country that are less integral to its strategic growth.

The Nigerian firms, some acting as a consortium and another backed by U.K. explorer Afren PLC, bought the licenses from Shell, Total SA and SPA’s Agip unit, the companies announced Tuesday.

The deals for stakes in two oil production interests in the West African country have a total value of $732 million, with total cash proceeds to Shell’s local joint venture of $488 million. read more

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Anti-Shell activists protest in Durban

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMKtkRWxZfA

Nov. 30 – Canadian environmental activists demand Royal Dutch Shell puts people first during a protest in Durban, as United Nations climate talks enter their third day. Nick Rowlands reports.

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Shell Oil accused of neglect

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duIwA7AP314

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