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Shell handed improvement notice over North Sea gas leak

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Screen Shot 2015-11-02 at 14.05.48Written by Niamh Forrest – 02/11/2015

Oil major Shell has been handed an improvement notice by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) after a gas leak earlier this year.

The company launched an investigation in January this year after a suspected gas leak near to the Curlew FPSO(Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel in the North Sea.

Shell has now been ordered to make improvements by the HSE following the incident.

The operator had planned to evacuate more than 50 members of staff at the time but bad weather had prevented the safety measure.

Last year, Shell decided it was necessary to connect the Station Keeping Assist Vessel (SKAV), the Pacific Dolphin, to the Curlew FPSO because of concerns about its mooring lines. read more

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North Sea gas leak ‘could have caused explosion’ says safety watchdog

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By Chris Foote: 2 November 2015

Oil giant Shell has been ordered to make improvements following an undersea gas leak which could have caused an offshore explosion.

The leak happened when a ship’s towline snagged on a pipeline nearly 300ft below the Curlew floating production vessel.

The pipe ruptured and gas from the Fulmar Gas Line leaked out into the sea 130 miles south east of Aberdeen.

Shell planned to evacuate the Curlew’s 91 crew after the leak on January 19 but stormy weather prevented the operation.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported: “The towline […] snagged the gas export pipeline’s subsea isolation valve skid and applied increased tension […] until the pipeline ruptured and released its inventory of gas to the sea surface, exposing employees and others to a risk of fire or explosion.” read more

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Kola Aluko reveals why he paid rent for ex-minister’s mother

Screen Shot 2015-10-12 at 15.59.11Alison-Madueke was detained in London on October 2, 2015, by the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) over allegations that she laundered billions of dollars from her country’s treasury.

Nigerian oil tycoon, Kola Aluko has admitted paying rent for Mrs Beatrice Agama, the mother of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Alison-Madueke was detained in London on October 2, 2015, by the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) over allegations that she laundered billions of dollars from her country’s treasury.

Aluko, who’s being investigated in connection with the case, admitted that he paid rent for Mrs Agama’s luxury home in Parkwood Point, St. Edmund’s Terrace, St. John’s Wood, London.

The businessman, who’s the founder of London-based Seven Energy, made the revelation to the UK’s Sunday Times. read more

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Shell share price: Oil major sells downstream assets

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by Veselin ValchevMonday, 02 Nov 2015

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) announced today that it has completed the sale of two assets from its downstream portfolio as part of its strategy to divest lower-margin businesses, as profits wane amid the depressed oil price.

The Hague-based oil major has completed the sale of its Butagaz liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) business in France to DCC Energy for €464 million (£332 million).

The sale follows a binding offer received by Shell in May, in addition to consultation with staff and regulatory approval, the company noted. read more

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