Calling the inspector general’s report “very concerning,” Shell President Marvin Odum said today he has started an investigation to make sure there wasn’t “inappropriate behavior within my company.”
Posts on ‘September 12th, 2008’
LONDON (MarketWatch) –Royal Dutch Shell PLC Friday said it has extended a force majeure until further notice on Nigerian Bonny oil exports after new problems were discovered during ongoing repair work that followed a militant attack late-July on its energy infrastructure.
The oil companies named in his report to Congress included a US arm of Royal Dutch Shell. The company said it would be premature to comment on the report until it could review its content.
MMS Chicks Drilling for Dollars and Drugs Washington Post, United States - 14 hours ago The IG report cites one email from a Shell Pipeline representative to a royalty agency employee, asking her to attend a tailgating party at a football game: … Video: Gov’t Officials Probed About Illicit Sex, Gifts AssociatedPressSex, Drugs And Oil Forbes Big Easy comes up in Big Oil [...]
Green pioneers pitch for £40,000 of Shell funding Small Business News - 2nd September 2008 Small businesses with pioneering ideas to combat climate change are being offered the chance to win awards of up to £40K from Shell. The Shell Springboard programme, now in its fourth year, will give six awards of between twenty and forty thousand pounds to [...]
Shell Ormen Lange Gas Field “Peak will be in 2010,” Adam Newton, a spokesman for the operator, said in a phone interview from Shell’s office in The Hague yesterday. StatoilHydro ASA, which managed the field until last year, had expected maximum production in 2009.
The Interior Department needs to follow up by cleaning house and prosecuting those who broke the law. There should also be penalties for the oil companies — they should pay fines or be banned from future participation.
Yipes. This is so high on the sleaze scale it makes a taxpayer want to head for a hot shower.
Shell says Motiva Port Arthur refinery shuts due Ike GREENWASH & HOGWASH CHAMPIONS Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:12pm EDT HOUSTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Shell Oil Co (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research,Stock Buzz) said Thursday Motiva Enterprises 285,000 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery was shutting down on Thursday due to an eastward [...]
High-profile Shell to Sea campaigner Maura Harrington has vowed to continue her hunger strike until written confirmation is given that the Solitaire is out of Irish territorial waters. At the time of going to print yesterday evening (Thursday) she was in her car at Glengad maintaining her protest.
The 300-metre boat, the largest pipe-laying vessel in the world, has returned to Killybegs, Co Donegal, where a full assessment of the damage is under way.
Its rival, Shell, meanwhile, eventually handed a large share of its Sakhalin gasfield business to the state-owned Gazprom after destabilising criticism from regulators.
Arrow said the value of the transaction has risen to up to $915 million. The increase in the value of the transaction is due to currency movements since the original memorandum of understanding was signed on June 2.
Runaway costs and an acute shortage of skilled workers are putting future oil developments at risk and could keep upward pressure on the oil price, the chief executive of Total said yesterday.
Jeffrey Tesler has been identified as the British agent who handled payments from an international consortium awarded contracts to build a $6 billion (£3.5 billion) gas-production plant in Nigeria.