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Can Shell’s New CEO Lead It to Greatness?

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On July 9, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS-A  ) , the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, announced a new CEO. His name is Ben van Beurden, and he will replace outgoing chief executive Peter Voser next year.

Before Shell made the announcement, few people, even inside the industry, knew who van Beurden was. He only recently joined Shell’s executive committee and was by no means leading the pack of executives expected to succeed Voser.

But upon closer review, he may be just the right man for the job. Let’s take a closer look. read more

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Royal Dutch Shell: They’ve Really Got a Friend in Pennsylvania

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So, Royal Dutch Shell decided to create a junket for some of the Ukrainians opposed to fracking to show them just how wonderful fracking is. They were going to bring the Ukrainians to northeastern Pennsylvania, and give them an all-expenses-paid four day tour.

By (about the author)   10 August 2013

Royal Dutch Shell, which owns or leases about 900,000 acres in the Marcellus Shale, had a great idea.

It wanted to frack the Ukraine. But, there was opposition. So, Royal Dutch Shell decided to create a junket for some of the Ukrainians opposed to fracking to show them just how wonderful fracking is.

They were going to bring the Ukrainians to northeastern Pennsylvania, and give them an all-expenses-paid four day tour. The tour was to begin at the end of July. Other shale gas corporations have created press junkets, where they lay out a nice day or two of activities, complete with handouts, trinkets, meals, and lodging. Members of the establishment press often go on these junkets. Some take what they’re told, rework it, and put it into print or on the air. read more

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