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Big oil players BP, Shell, Chevron, Exxon & others accused of profiting from polluting

Screen Shot 2014-02-18 at 18.34.00The Legal Examiner: Article by Tom Young: February 18, 2014

In a story first reported by Reuters’ Mica Rosenberg, nearly all of the major oil producing companies have been accused of defrauding numerous states by double-dipping when passing along the costs of replacing dilapidated and leaking fuel storage tanks.

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DISGRUNTLED SHELL OIL EMPLOYEES

SQUEEZED OFFICE SPACE AT SHELL

Screen Shot 2014-02-20 at 10.44.48POSTING ON SHELL BLOG BY “RAYMOND” ON TUESDAY 18 FEB 2014

Well we moved into the new buildings in Houston. What an utter disappointment. If this is the new face of Shell (small cubes, no privacy and poor working conditions ) then I can see Shell having problems attracting top people. How many top students want to work in a 6×6 cube while the head of HR lives in his glass palace? Nice one Bruce

COMMENT ON SHELL BLOG BY WAYNE ALSO ON 18 FEB 2014

Poor Raymond, we have been sitting in open office for more than two years. A JG B is also sitting next to us. All in the pretext of cost saving!

COMMENT ON SHELL BLOG “FROM AN OLD EP HAND” – POSTED 18 FEB 2014

@Raymond: my commiserations! I escaped the open offices until my retirement. Each time rooms needed to be shared from a certain jobgroup level I made a promotion and had a room to myself. I remember that in 1977 or thereabouts Don Schaefer was the great mover and shaker behind the introduction of open offices. Everyone was against and revolts were imminent, so he lined up a fact finding team of 7 senior people (all jg 1-2 department heads) plus the junior project engineer (jg5) who had to execute the plan, to visit several open offices in Germany. Except for the project engineer they all travelled first class as was the rule on business travel for jg3+. They came back and had to say it was good, provided you built the offices first class. Otherwise it would be a disaster. (They all lied, but arms were twisted…). read more

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Shell, the U.S. not prepared for risks of drilling in Arctic Ocean

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By Dan Ritzman: Special to The Times: Monday, February 17, 2014

Screen Shot 2013-11-01 at 09.31.18Shell announced a plan to return to the Arctic Ocean this summer, only to have its leases invalidated by a federal court because the company vastly underestimated the environmental risks.

The reality is that drilling in the Arctic Ocean comes with a distinctive set of risks to the environment and would-be drillers. History has shown that where there is drilling, there is spilling.

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Shell’s Asset Purge to Hit UK North Sea

Extract from article by James Burgess of oil price.com: Mon 17 February 2014

Screen Shot 2013-12-22 at 19.09.52Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to sell three oil and gas assets in the North Sea as the supermajor seeks to divest some $15 billion in assets.

In October 2013, Shell announced it would begin selling off significant assets in 2014 and 2015 in order to reduce liabilities and improve cash flow.

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