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Shell tells employees in Syria to obey EU sanctions, not clear production will stop

By Associated Press, Updated: Friday, December 2, 4:04 PM

AMSTERDAM — Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Friday it will halt its operations in Syria to comply with sanctions imposed by the European Union over the country’s violent crackdown on anti-government protesters.

While Shell employees were told to stop working, it was not clear whether that will actually mean any reduction in Syria’s oil output. Shell is a minority partner in Syria’s state-owned Al Furat Petroleum Company, which the EU blacklisted Friday due to the country’s deadly crackdown on protesters. read more

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Shell says to cease activities in Syria

Sanctions bite in Syria as oil giant Shell pulls out

By Douglas Hamilton

BEIRUT | Fri Dec 2, 2011 9:42am EST

(Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell said on Friday it would cease operations in Syria to heed new European Union sanctions against Damascus, deepening the international isolation of President Bashar al-Assad imposed over his violent crackdown on popular unrest.

In the latest bloodshed, Syrian army defectors killed eight Air Force intelligence personnel in an attack on their base in the north of the country, according to an opposition group. read more

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Peter Voser says it is one minute to midnight for the euro

Blue chip CEOs say it is one minute to midnight for the euro

Friday 02 December 2011

Chief executives from five of the Netherlands biggest firms have written an open letter in the Financieele Dagblad urging immediate action to solve the euro crisis.

‘It is one minute to midnight and therefore of greatest importance that there is a decisive approach to the euro crisis in the short term,’ the letter signed by Frans van Houten (Philips), Paul Polman (Unilever), Peter Voser (Shell), Hans Wijers (AkzoNobel) and Feike Sijbesma (DSM), said. read more

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Shell Rakes in $488m from Sale of 2 Oil Blocks

02 December 2011

Managing Director of SPDC, Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu

By Ejiofor Alike

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), has officially confirmed that it earned $488million from the assignment of its 30per cent interest in two Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) – 26 and 42 and related facilities in the Niger Delta.

Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Mr. Peter Voser said in a statement yesterday that the divestments were part of company’s strategy of refocusing its onshore interests in Nigeria and in line with the Federal Government’s aim of developing Nigerian companies in the upstream oil and gas business. read more

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Dutch CEOs call for political action on euro

By Archibald Preuschat

Dec. 2, 2011, 3:19 a.m. EST

AMSTERDAM (MarketWatch) — Chief executives of five Dutch companies, listed in the main benchmark AEX stock index, called in an open letter for political action to fight the debt crisis in the euro zone.

“It’s one minute to 12 and therefore most important that there will be active measures to fight the euro crisis as soon as possible,” the CEOs wrote in the open letter, which was published in Dutch paper Financieele Dagblad’s Friday edition. read more

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