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Shell takes lead in race to export natural gas from Canada to Asia

Laurel Andrews | Jun 18, 2012

The race is on between energy companies to be the first exporter of Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asia, Bloomberg reports.

The competition comes as Alaska’s leaders continue to struggle with developing the North Slope vast natural gas fields, the largest proven reserves of conventional gas in North America.

Bloomberg reports that Royal Dutch Shell has selected Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. to build a $4 billion pipeline to carry natural gas from British Columbia to the Pacific coast, a move that pushes Shell ahead of its three competitors in the race to tap Asian markets. read more

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Shell upbeat about Alaskan prospects

Published: June 18, 2012 at 8:27 AM

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) — Washington recognizes the strategic importance of untapped oil reserves off the coast of Alaska, an executive from Shell said.

Shell aims to launch a drilling campaign in the coming months in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off the Alaskan coast after having its oil-spill response plan approved by federal regulators.

Shell President Marvin Odum told the Platts news service the importance of oil reserves offshore Alaska is well-understood by the White House. read more

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Shell Says It Reduced Nigeria Gas Flaring 60% in Nine Years

By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo on June 18, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), operator of Nigeria’s largest oil fields, said the flaring, or burning, of natural gas at its deposits in the West African country fell by more than 60 percent in the past nine years.

“Flaring dropped by more than 60 percent from over 0.6 billion cubic feet of gas a day to about 0.2 billion cubic feet,” the company said today in an e-mailed statement from Lagos, the commercial capital. The decline followed investments of more than $3 billion to build gathering facilities since 2000, Shell said. read more

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Potential political impact exportation of US LNG could have in international markets

FROM A REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR

John

Here is an article on the potential political impact the exportation of US LNG could have in international markets.

Canada may likewise have huge reserves of gas that would only add ‘fuel to the fire’, no pun intended.

North American Natural Gas is Fueling an International Political …

The issue/target here is natural gas supplies controlled by despotic regimes.

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Shell Shock – The Secrets and Spin of an Oil Giant

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Shell Shock – The Secrets and Spin of an Oil Giant: “The financial wires and reporting services went into meltdown. In banks, boardrooms, newsrooms, bourses, investment offices and oil ministries across the world, there was incredulity and disbelief. Careful, ultra-conservative, Calvinist Royal Dutch/Shell caught by its own admission massaging the numbers? And by almost four billion barrels?

Posted Saturday 18 June 2005

A new book by Ian Cummins and John Beasant,

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Summary of the book:

Royal Dutch/Shell is a multinational behemoth. Every four seconds of every day, 1,200 cars fill their tanks with petrol on Shell forecourts, while at airports around the world civil airliners are refuelled with Shell aviation spirit every ten seconds.

The company has long been regarded as a world leader and a model for other corporations. That is, until January 2004. In a truly dramatic statement, the company told an incredulous world that estimates of Shell’s reserves had been inflated by a staggering 3.9 billion barrels. It was the first of a series of admissions that brought into question Shell’s reputation for rectitude and sent its share price tumbling. read more

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How Shell changed its culture and lost its way

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Financial Times: How Shell changed its culture and lost its way

By Ian Bickerton

Published: June 17 2004 21:36

Posted 18 June 2004

It is rare to find Royal Dutch/Shell in openly confessional mood. Yet as Jeroen van der Veer, its managing chairman, stood with the applause of the oil group’s 400 senior executives ringing in his ears at a conference in Houston, Texas, last month, he will have known that the response was an expression of relief that the century-old Dutch-British company had finally come clean.

“Did the mid-90s transformation bring the desirable behaviours?” asked Mr van der Veer. “Or did it erode professionalism, corporate cohesion, ‘enterprise first’ thinking and loyalty?” read more

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