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The world’s most hated company: can NGOs help turn Shell’s reputation around?

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While Shell’s plummeting profits are partially due to the falling price of oil, the years of negative publicity surrounding the company have likely also had an effect…

Alison MoodieSaturday 6 February 2016 14.00 GMT

In mid-2015, Shell realized its project in the Chukchi Sea, off the coast of Alaska, was in trouble. After nearly a decade of expensive drilling, it still hadn’t yielded results and increasingly strict regulations were making it harder to operate. Plus, there was the small issue of public opinion, which, inspired by an aggressive campaign by Greenpeace, was turning against the company.  read more

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BG Group in ‘excellent’ shape for Shell’s £35bn takeover

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BG GROUP said it was in “excellent” shape ahead of a £35billion takeover by former rival Shell as it ramped up production and drove down costs in the face of sliding oil prices.

The FTSE 100 oil and gas group reported a surge in output in Australia and Brazil – key growth markets identified by Shell to justify the deal – beating its target to deliver a daily average of 704,000 barrels of oil per day last year, up 16 per cent on the previous year.

Volumes increased by 20 per cent in the fourth quarter. read more

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BG signs off with $3bn flourish before Shell’s bittersweet takeover

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Screen Shot 2016-01-13 at 08.05.25Marcus LerouxFebruary 7, 2016

BG Group has returned to profit in “bittersweet” valedictory results on the eve of its takeover by Royal Dutch Shell.

A pre-tax profit of $3 billion compared with a writedown-inflicted loss of $1.1 billion in 2014.

During the year BG started the $20 billion Queensland Curtis liquefied natural gas project in Australia and boosted its production in Brazil. Both had been sources of trouble for the company as it issued a succession of profit warnings between 2012 and 2014.  read more

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Oil market spiral threatens to prick global debt bubble, warns BIS

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard6:33PM GMT 05 Feb 2016

The global oil industry is caught in a self-feeding downward spiral as falling prices cause producers to boost output even further in a scramble to service $3 trillion of dollar debt, the world’s top watchdog has warned.

The Bank for International Settlements fears that a perverse dynamic is at work where energy companies in Brazil, Russia, China and parts of the US shale belt are increasing production in defiance of normal market logic, leading to a bad “feedback-loop” that is sucking the whole sector into a destructive vortex. read more

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