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Sudden departure of Shell global legal boss Peter Rees QC

Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 07.56.54Under the headline “Exclusive” Shell legal boss Rees in Shock departure” The Lawyer reports “Shell legal director Peter Rees QC has today left the oil giant, just three years after joining the company.” The “abrupt move” was announced in an email from the new CEO Ben van Beurden and is said to have taken the legal team by surprise. 

By John Donovan

Today there is further news reinforcing the impression that Royal Dutch Shell is an unstable ship, with one surprise development after another.

Under the headline “Exclusive” Shell legal boss Rees in Shock departure” The Lawyer reports “Shell legal director Peter Rees QC has today left the oil giant, just three years after joining the company.”

The “abrupt move” was announced in an email from the new CEO Ben van Beurden and is said to have taken the legal team by surprise. Van Beurden became CEO on 1 Jan, just 10 days ago.  read more

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Shell is tipped to soar under new boss

Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 07.56.54…the Square Mile today claimed the new year will be a “new dawn” for Royal Dutch Shell… time to snap up Shell because its new boss, Ben van Beurden, who started this month, will put its house in order.

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Laura Chesters : Friday, 10 January 2014

Last year wasn’t great for oil majors — they underperformed the whole market — but the Square Mile today claimed the new year will be a “new dawn” for Royal Dutch Shell. 

City slickers at Exane BNP Paribas said it is time to snap up Shell because its new boss, Ben van Beurden, who started this month, will put its house in order.

Exane predicted Shell will sell off more assets this year and have a “more shareholder-friendly approach” with more dividend payouts and be better “disciplined” with its cash. read more

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Royal Dutch Shell Prelude to disaster?

“Hundreds of man-years will go into all this certification alone for Prelude. Only if there is a good level of trust and no fear for retaliation will all this work. But that trust needs to be earned over several years with a stable project group. That is not the case here, everyone is trying to make money on this flagship and then run away as fast as they can.”

By John Donovan

On 28 December I broke the news that a whistleblower had supplied me with photographic evidence to support their concerns over the safety of the construction of Shell’s Prelude FLNG flagship vessel.

Information from Shell website about Prelude FLNG:

In July 2009, Shell awarded a consortium of Technip and Samsung Heavy Industries the contract for the design, construction and installation of multiple FLNG facilities over a period of up to 15 years, based upon Shell’s proprietary design. read more

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