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Selection of Shell related article links 4 May 2013

Selection of Shell related article links kindly supplied by a regular contributor

Oil drilling technology leaps, clean energy lags: NewsDaily 2 May 2013: New imaging technologies let drillers find oil and gas trapped miles underground and undersea. Oil rigs “walk” from one drill site to the next. And engineers in Houston use remote-controlled equipment to drill for gas in Pennsylvania.

The White House Convenes Scientists to Discuss the World’s New …: The Atlantic Wire-Last year, the government issued a permit allowing Shell Oil to begin drilling in the Arctic. That experiment went poorly, and Shell has decided read more

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Shell shuns UK shale gas industry

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Royal Dutch Shell has crushed any hopes it might kickstart a British shale gas boom, saying nobody knows whether shale will succeed in the UK and it has no desire to be the company that tries to find out.

By 10:12PM BST 02 May 2013

In a blow to Government attempts to attract investment to the controversial industry, Simon Henry, Shell’s chief financial officer, said it had already allocated more than $6bn (£3.8bn) to shale globally and was not going to exceed that sum.

“We have a successful and growing business in North America, we have great opportunities in China, Ukraine and Russia,” he said. “The UK has to compete directly with them and right now nobody even knows whether the gas will flow.” read more

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