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Selection of recent articles about Royal Dutch Shell Plc

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Prepare for a Slimmer Royal Dutch Shell

Extracts from an article by Bob Ciura published by The Motley Fool on 26 Feb 2014

Screen Shot 2013-12-22 at 19.09.52Shell shears its downstream business: Shell plans $15 billion worth of asset sales by the end of 2015. If it isn’t careful, its massive divestments may endanger future growth. Since the start of 2014, Royal Dutch Shell has announced a series of divestments focused in its downstream business. While Royal Dutch Shell embracing financial discipline is admirable, selling off billions in assets will likely come at a cost to future growth. Last year was an extremely difficult one for the integrated majors, but Shell seems to be the only one panicking. read more

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Shell to drill for oil offshore Namibia

Extract from article by BusinessDay published 26 Feb 2014

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 16.29.29Royal Dutch Shell is to drill offshore Namibia, a growing area of interest for oil and gas explorers. Shell has taken over exploration blocks 2913A and 2914B in the Orange Basin from Signet Petroleum, with the Anglo-Dutch group acquiring a 90 percent stake in the two blocks and Namibian national oil company Namcor keeping its 10 percent carried interest.

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Good News for the Arctic

Extract from article by Ted Danson and Andrew Sharpless published by Huffington Post.com 26 Feb 2014

Screen Shot 2013-11-01 at 09.31.18On January 30, Shell’s new CEO, Ben van Beurden, announced that the company will not pursue exploration drilling in the Arctic Ocean in 2014. He also revealed Shell’s poor fourth-quarter earnings, attributable in part to offshore exploration expenditures, like those previously made in the Arctic.  We applaud the court’s ruling and Shell’s newfound, if forced, caution. Alaska has already seen more than its fair share of oil disasters, and drilling in the Arctic will inevitably bring another spill. read more

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