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Selection of Shell related articles Wednesday 14 November 2012

Selection of Shell related articles Wednesday 14 November 2012

John,

A few Shell related articles which may be of interest to your visitors:

Feds: More Arctic oil spill research is needed: Macon Telegraph (blog): The report comes as Shell Oil pursues Arctic exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Environmental groups and some Alaska …

Innovation and technology at Shell top the Adipec Excellence Awards: AME Info: The CSR Award was given to the Shell operated Majnoon project for their submission ‘More than an Oil Field Project’. This highlighted the way … read more

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Shell Expects to Invest More Than $20 Billion in Gas by 2015

By Eduard Gismatullin on November 14, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s largest oil company, has earmarked more than $20 billion to spend on natural-gas projects through 2015 as profit from extracting, processing and selling the fuel soars.

“Our integrated-gas earnings have more than trebled in the last five years, reaching $9 billion over the last year,” Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser said today. “We see growth opportunities to invest over $20 billion here for 2012-15.” read more

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How Shell’s Move To Revamp Culture Ended in Scandal

FROM OUR NOVEMBER 2004 SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE

How Shell’s Move To Revamp Culture Ended in Scandal: “The root of the problem, however, goes significantly further back than Sir Philip’s reign, which began in 2001”: “These deeper roots are significant because the company has yet to make a full break with its past. Mr. van der Veer is a longtime Shell executive who sat on the committee that received — and dallied over — warnings about the accounting problems.”: “In addition to its ambitious plans to discover new oil and gas cheaply, Shell under Sir Mark was redefining how it counted existing reserves.”: “Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, chairman from 1998 to 2001, remains on the board of Shell’s English parent… He declined to comment about reserves issues. And Shell still can’t seem to get a handle on its reserves.”

As New-Age Style Came In,
Geology Skills Lost Out;
Imitating Jerry Springer
Oilmen at a Rainy Playground

By CHIP CUMMINS and ALMAR LATOUR Staff Reporters of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

November 2, 2004; Page A1

In late 2000, the head of the Dutch exploration unit at Royal Dutch/Shell Group asked his planners to deliver five-minute skits pitching ideas for discovering oil and gas.

In one skit, a naked employee ran on stage to catch the boss’s attention, say two people who attended. Another featured a mock episode of the Jerry Springer show, the incendiary daytime TV talk program. A third, after a bit of fun and games, promised to extract large quantities of natural gas cheaply from seemingly declining Dutch fields. read more

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