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Shell warns of flaring at Dutch Pernis oil refinery due to ‘malfunctioning’ unit

Shell warns of flaring at Dutch Pernis oil refinery due to ‘malfunctioning’ unit

By Reuters Staff: DECEMBER 21, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell warned on Twitter on Monday of increased flaring at its 400,000 barrel per day Dutch Pernis oil refinery, Europe’s largest, due to a “malfunctioning” unit which it did not name.

Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar and Shadia Nasralla; editing by David Evans

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Shell fuelled human rights abuses in Nigeria – NGO

Mon Oct 3, 2011 6:39pm BST

* Shell funded clashing armed gangs – watchdog report

* Oil major denies it caused any human rights abuses

* Company is selling off Nigerian oil blocks

By Joe Brock

ABUJA, Oct 3 (Reuters) – An industry watchdog accused Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) on Monday of funding armed gangs in Nigeria and said this had fuelled human rights abuses in Africa’s most populous nation.

The company, the biggest operator in the West African nation’s oil industry, denied the allegations.

Platform, a London-based non-government organisation monitoring the oil and gas industry, said in a 75-page report that the Anglo-Dutch major paid government forces who have attacked, tortured and killed Nigerians living in the creeks and swamplands of the Niger Delta. read more

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Fire intensifies at Shell’s biggest refinery

By Yaw Yan Chong and Alejandro Barbajosa

SINGAPORE | Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:57am EDT

(Reuters) – A fire has intensified at Royal Dutch Shell’s largest refinery, its half-a-million barrel per day Singapore plant, sending a plume of black smoke over the city-state.

Shell has evacuated non-essential staff from the refining complex, Singapore’s Civil Defense Force said.

“There is a fire and it grew significantly, but I am not aware of an explosion,” said Lee Tzu Yang, chairman for Shell Companies in Singapore told Reuters. read more

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Fire at Shell Singapore refinery contained

Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:31am EDT

By Yaw Yan Chong and Francis Kan

(Reuters) – A fire at Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDSa.L) petroleum complex offshore Singapore is still burning but has been contained, although it was not clear what impact the blaze was having on operations.

“We confirm that a fire in the Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site occurred today at approximately 1.15pm. Emergency responders are on the scene and the fire is contained. No injuries have been reported and the rest of the site’s operations are unaffected,” a Shell spokesman said. read more

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Royal Dutch Shell Pension Fund Machinations

On 12 December news surfaced that the Dutch pension fund of Royal Dutch Shell is heavily in deficit, with a 40% plunge in value as a result of share market turmoil. A $45 million exposure to the "Madoff" fraud was revealed a few days later following speculation surrounding the stability of the fund.

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Shell ramping up Gulf of Mexico output after Ike

NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Shell Oil said it continued to ramp up Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production shut for hurricanes Gustav and Ike this past October.

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Shell launches $2.75 bln debt sale – IFR

Shell International Finance, part of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile,Research, Stock Buzz), on Monday launched a $2.75 billion sale of 30-year notes, according to IFR.

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Japan refiners to be stirred, not shaken, by merger

"Cosmo and Showa Shell's main shareholders are different, so a merger is unlikely now," said UBS' Ito. Saudi Aramco increased its stake in Showa Shell to 15 percent stake in 2005, while IPIC, the investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government of the United Arab Emirates bought 20 percent in Cosmo last year to become the top shareholder.

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Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria’s restive delta

Gunmen attacked two oil services vessels in separate incidents in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta on Thursday, kidnapping a Russian, a Mexican and seven Nigerians, security sources working in the industry said.

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ExxonMobil says one killed in attack in Nigeria

Gunmen attacked a convoy belonging to the Nigerian unit of U.S. oil firm ExxonMobil in the southern Nigerian state of Akwa Ibom on Wednesday, killing one person, the company said on Thursday.

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Gazprom sees state co-funding bigger investments

In mid-2008, Gazprom said it saw Royal Dutch/Shell as one of its potential partners in LNG projects in Yamal, though time frames of projects are not yet known.

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Want to do business in Kazakhstan? Learn Kazakh

U.S. oil group Chevron developing Kazakhstan's biggest oil deposit, said on Friday it had received a note from the authorities accusing it of neglecting Kazakh as a language of business communication.

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Oil majors eye $5 billion ships to cut LNG cost

Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell Plc is leading the charge but U.S. rivals Exxon Mobil and Chevron and Australia's Woodside are also eyeing Floating LNG or FLNG.

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Iraq lawmakers say will challenge Shell gas deal

Iraq's parliamentary oil and gas committee accused the Oil Ministry on Tuesday of handing a monopoly on Iraq's southern gas fields to Royal Dutch Shell, and vowed to challenge a contract signed with the firm.

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Russians control TNK-BP as foreigners leave-sources

Russian oligarchs have taken effective management control of BP's Russian oil venture TNK-BP as part of an exodus of foreign executives from senior positions, according to TNK-BP sources.

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Shell Dutch refinery could restart Tuesday-traders

LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is expected to restart oil units at its Pernis refinery in the Netherlands on Tuesday if there are no further delays, trading sources said on Tuesday.

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Japan Inpex acquires Brazil block stake from Shell

TOKYO, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Japan's top oil and gas explorer, Inpex Corp said on Tuesday it has received the Brazilian authorities' approval to acquire a 20 percent interest in offshore block BM-C-31 in Brazil from Royal Dutch Shell.

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Shell to seek lower cost deals from service firms

Malcolm Brinded, who runs the oil and gas production unit at Shell, which invests more in developing oil and gas fields than any other listed oil company, said the weaker climate for service companies could be good for his company. "You have to look at opportunities that may be around in this cycle," told Reuters in an interview at the sidelines of an industry conference on Monday.

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Shell Q3 profits surge to $10.9 bln

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Thursday third-quarter current cost of supply (CCS) net profit jumped 71 percent to $10.9 billion, boosted by high oil prices and asset sales.

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Chevron replaces BP as third-biggest oil major

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp has replaced Britain's BP Plc as the third-largest non-government controlled oil company in the world, as problems in Russia and sterling weakness weigh on BP.

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Shell Nigeria appeals in Bonny land rights dispute

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research,Stock Buzz) said on Wednesday it had appealed against a Nigerian court ruling in favour of community elders who challenged its land rights for the Bonny oil export terminal in the restive Niger Delta.

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Shell Australia: Clyde refinery to halt output

SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc's Australian unit said on Thursday its Clyde refinery in Sydney would temporarily shut down its refining process units for maintenance work at the end of November.

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Shell in talks on Urals Energy field unit – report

Shell has been trying to improve its position in Russia, after it had to cede control of major offshore project Sakhalin-2 to state-controlled Gazprom last year. Shell now owns 27.5 percent of Sakhalin-2, which is on the Russian Pacific island of the same name.

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Shell says U.S. Gulf refineries ramping up after Ike

Shell said Saturday its U.S. Gulf refining throughput was about 1 million barrels per day out of a total of 1.2 million bpd.

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Nigeria threatens to halt energy firms’ LNG schemes

Nigeria's largest LNG export plant, on Bonny Island in the southern Niger Delta, is controlled by a group of Western companies -- Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni unit Agip. NNPC owns 49 percent.

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Total and Shell study buying Repsol stakes-paper

The Spanish government has indicated it would look favourably on Total taking over Repsol, Expansion cited sources close to discussions on the issue as saying.

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Nigerian oil output around 2 mln bpd – minister

Reuters

Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:19pm EDT

(Adds comment from Shell)

By Felix Onuah

ABUJA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Nigerian Oil Minister Odein Ajumogobia said recent militant attacks on oil facilities had not significantly hit output and that the country was currently producing around 2 million barrels per day.

Nigerian militant group the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) staged attacks on oil platforms, pipelines, flow stations and gas plants in the heartland of Africa’s biggest oil and gas industry last week. read more

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Shell evacuates some oil staff after Nigeria attack

Reuters

Shell evacuates some oil staff after Nigeria attack

Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:11am EDT

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L:QuoteProfileResearchStock Buzz) has evacuated nearly 100 employees from a Nigerian oil flow station in the Niger Delta after it was attacked by militants on Monday, an industry source said.

“As a result of the attack on the Alakiri flow station operated by Shell, the company has evacuated all of its employees from the facility. There are close to 100 staff,” the source, who wished not to be named, told Reuters. read more

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UPDATE 3-Nigerian militants launch new attacks in “oil war”

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Nigerian militants attacked a Royal Dutch Shell operated oil installation on Monday in a third day of heavy fighting with security forces in the Niger Delta region.

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Shell: Capline ships stored oil, offshore delayed

Capline, run by Shell, but owned by a group of companies, carries most of the imported cargoes delivered by ships to LOOP and U.S.-produced oil from the Gulf of Mexico to refineries in the Midwest.

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Oil steady above $123 as dollar rise trims gains

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil futures were steady over $123 a barrel on Thursday...

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What the news media says about the website that’s cost Shell billions…

On 25 January 2008, Carl Mortished, World Business Editor of The Times newspaper wrote an article headlined: “Shell chief fears oil shortage in seven years” in which he described the site as “an independent website that monitors the company.”

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What the news media says about the website which has cost Shell billions…

In July 2007, the One World Trust, an independent research organisation associated with the UK Houses of Parliament and the United Nations, said in an "Accountability in Action" newsletter: "As The Royal Dutch Shell plc website shows, a gripe site can have a profound impact on global organisations". The newsletter went on to say: "The site has not only cost Shell billions of dollars in Russia... "even Shell insiders unhappy with the company use it".

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