Infratil’s bid to buy Shell New Zealand’s petrol stations looks like a done deal and could be finalised early next month after the utilities investor provided more details to investors.
Posts on ‘November 17th, 2009’
The US state of Maryland has divested 38.3 million dollars from energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell, over its investment in Irans petroleum industry, the Jewish Telegraph Agency reported on Monday. Six other states Missouri, Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois and California have enacted legislation to divest their pension plans of companies that do business in Iran.
Port Harcourt Following the Federal Government’s decision to end gas flaring, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says over $1 billion have so far been spent on the Gbaran-Ubie Integrated Oil and Gas project within the last 18 months.
Each organization uses a slightly different set of financial metrics to come up with its own rankings. Royal Dutch Shell tops Fortune’s list for 2009, followed by ExxonMobil. Forbes comes up with the same top two in its rankings.
You have to allow a secondary market to develop, David Hone, Shell’s climate change adviser, told reporters at an energy conference in Singapore today. You don’t want to have a carbon market that’s restricted from doing what other commodity markets are doing.
EXTRACTS As the road approaches the Shell gas terminal at Ballinaboy on Irelands Atlantic west coast, only the posters pinned to the telegraph poles give any hint of the countrys longest-running environmental protest. …for the past four years this remote but beautiful corner of north Mayo has been the setting for a bitter industrial dispute. [...]
FROM A SENIOR SHELL INSIDER John I spoke to a few HR people in Aberdeen. Word is out now that in the imminent culling, HR staff (especially those who are familiar with the workers at the coalface) will be let go first. Thereafter the EP people. Clever ploy: in case of disagreements or questions, they [...]