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Institutional corruption in the Gardaí

Screen Shot 2013-11-14 at 14.50.09Shell to Sea notes the resignation of Alan Shatter and his replacement by Frances Fitzgerald as Minister for Justice as a long overdue development. Terence Conway, Shell to Sea spokesperson, says “Alan Shatter showed contempt for everybody who raised issues of wrongdoing in an Garda Siochána and it was clear he never had any intention of dealing with institutional corruption in the Gardaí. We ask that his successor takes immediate action to deal with the blatant abuses of power that, unfortunately, are rampant within the force.”

News Release – Issued by Mayo Shell to Sea
May 8th , 2014 – For immediate release

Shell to Sea notes the resignation of Alan Shatter and his replacement by Frances Fitzgerald as Minister for Justice as a long overdue development. Terence Conway, Shell to Sea spokesperson, says “Alan Shatter showed contempt for everybody who raised issues of wrongdoing in an Garda Siochána and it was clear he never had any intention of dealing with institutional corruption in the Gardaí. We ask that his successor takes immediate action to deal with the blatant abuses of power that, unfortunately, are rampant within the force.” read more

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Mark Moody-Stuart a critic of Shell crash diet

Sir Mark Moody Stuart. Photo: Frank Baron of the Guardian

Retired Shell Chairman Sir Mark Moody Stuart

Extracts from a Reuters article by Alex Lawler and Dmitry Zhdannikov published 7 May 2014 under the headline: “After crash diet, oil majors may need new growth”

LONDON, May 7 (Reuters) – The global oil majors’ crash diets may be going too far. That at least is the view of a small number of critics who believe sweeping programmes of asset sales and the trimming of investment plans risk doing longer-term damage. Such projects are important both for the companies’ future, a retired top executive said, as well as the wider world. “It would be a pity if they got put off the larger projects,” said Mark Moody-Stuart, who was Shell chairman from 1998 to 2001. “They are capable of doing it and the world in supply terms needs large projects.” Moody-Stuart is also questioning the reasoning behind the sale of mature oil and gas fields by the majors. “I can see there are some assets you should probably dispose of in order to concentrate your capital, but I would be cautious of divesting oneself of fields whose ultimate recovery can probably be increased by technology,” he said. read more

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