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Shell must face up to its liabilities in the Niger Delta

The oil giant is responsible for cleaning the spills and leaks throughout Nigeria’s southern regions, a new report says. 10 Dec 2012

Bodo’s fishing community in Ogoniland have taken Shell to court over alleged unpaid compensation for oil spills [EPA]

The shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell could be waking up to a multi-billion dollar headache this morning, after a University of Essex report concluded that the FTSE-listed company is responsible for cleaning up the mess it has made of the Niger Delta. The findings are the results of nearly two years of research.

The Niger Delta, an area roughly the size of Scotland, used to be a picturesque wetland. It is home to 31 million people, but over the past six decades, many of the villagers there have seen their livelihoods devastated by oil pollution. read more

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Selection of links to Shell related articles

LINKS TO SHELL RELATED ARTICLES KINDLY SUPPLIED BY A REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR, A FORMER SHELL EMPLOYEE

Jordan, Shell sign memo to explore oil: Equities.com: AMMAN, Dec 08, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — Jordan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Shell oil company to explore oil in Sirhan and …

Shell’s US chief sees Obama blessing ‘phased’ gas exports: The Hill (blog): Marvin Odum, the head of Royal Dutch Shell’s U.S. arm, predicts the federal … Odum, the president of Shell Oil Co., said he envisions “phased” …

Shell drilling decision likely next year: Otago Daily Times: The oil survey ship Discover 2 arrives in Dunedin to take on fuel before … Shell, while yet to make the drill decision, has said that the earliest it … read more

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Shell tried to drive Shell gas station operators out of business

FROM OUR SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE 9 DECEMBER 2004

THE BOSTON HERALD: Jury: Shell abused owners: Gas stations `vindicated’ in ploy by big oil company: “We’ve been vindicated,” said Mike Corbett, owner of City Square Shell in Charlestown, a member of a group of area dealers who’ve been battling Shell for more than four years over control of their stations. “This is big for us. They beat us up for so many years. It was terrible what they did,” he said.

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THE BOSTON GLOBE: Jury rules for franchisees in Shell trial: 8 station operators in Mass. awarded $3.3m in damages: “A federal jury awarded more than $3 million to eight Massachusetts gas station operators after finding Shell Oil Co. used unfair tactics that were effectively intended to drive them out of business.”: “The case was also important to the world’s third-largest oil company, which has agreements with thousands of franchises nationwide.”: “The jury voted yes to the question of whether Shell ”in bad faith” set wholesale gasoline prices ”that were not commercially reasonable,” court documents said.” read more

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