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Shell Game at Gas Stations Pays Big

FROM OUR SEPT 2005 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Shell Game at Gas Stations Pays Big

“On Sept. 1, just three days after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, top executives at Shell Oil’s Texas headquarters took a public stand against gasoline price gouging.”: “That same day, Motiva Enterprises LLC, Shell’s oil refining subsidiary, hiked the wholesale price of gasoline for Shell dealers throughout the Bronx by a whopping 20 cents a gallon, according to company records obtained by the Daily News. Those records show that since the hurricane disaster, Shell has increased its wholesale gasoline price on six separate occasions”

Thursday, September 8, 2005

By Juan Gonzalez

On Sept. 1, just three days after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, top executives at Shell Oil’s Texas headquarters took a public stand against gasoline price gouging.

“We encourage our wholesalers and dealers to . . . practice restraint during these periods,” the press release from Shell said.

The company even urged the public to contact local governments “if you feel a gasoline station is charging a price that is out of line with other stations in your market.” read more

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Asia’s Elite Jet in for Brunei Royal Wedding substantially funded by Shell

FROM OUR SEPT 2004 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE

The New York Times: Asia’s Elite Jet in for ‘Subdued’ Brunei Wedding

“new mood of thrift in a palace once tainted by financial scandal.”: “Now, corporate sponsors are funding a big part of the total cost of celebrations, estimated at around $5 million.”: Oil and gas firms Brunei Shell and Brunei LNG and local car distributor Goh Hock Kee are among sponsors for the wedding…

By REUTERS

September 8, 2004

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (Reuters) – A glittering guest list of Asian leaders and Middle East royalty began jetting into the oil-rich sultanate of Brunei on Wednesday for a royal wedding being billed as low-key by local standards.

The leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines will mix with Saudi and Bahrain royalty at Thursday’s celebrations, the climax of weeks of traditional nuptials between the heir to the Brunei throne and his teenaged bride. read more

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Shell gets EPA OK for Chukchi operations; drilling imminent

By Yereth Rosen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Fri Sep 7, 2012 6:28pm EDT

(Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell on Friday received permission to operate an oil drilling ship and support vessels in the Chukchi Sea, even though the company’s activities there are expected to violate previously established air-quality standards, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

EPA said it granted Shell a compliance order allowing the company’s fleet to emit pollutants at levels beyond limits set in a major permit issued to the company in January. read more

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Shell uses recycled water for Dawson Creek fracking

Company funds majority of $12.5-million effluent treatment plant, city gets to use leftover water

By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun September 7, 2012

Shell Canada and the city of Dawson Creek have teamed up to build an effluent treatment facility at Dawson Creek that eliminates the oil and gas company’s need for Peace River water at its nearby Groundbirch natural gas venture.

The new plant, which was officially opened Friday, will conserve up to 4,000 cubic metres of water a day at Shell’s hydraulic fracturing operations, Dawson Creek mayor Mike Bernier said Friday.

Shell invested more than $11 million in the project while the city provided $1.5 million. The total cost is estimated at $12 to $13 million. The water, said Bernier, is almost as clean as the city’s tap water. read more

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Selection of links to Shell related articles

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