Posts Tagged ‘Shell’

The US Military Shell Game: Reports Of Looming US Drawdown From Iraq Whilst NATO Mission Expands

According to reports, US officials agree that by the end of 2021 American ground forces in Iraq should be out of the country, leaving behind their air-force as the primary aid to the Iraqi governments fight against ISIS cells operating in the country – But is this the reality? The reports of a coming US […]

Court In Netherlands Orders Royal Dutch Shell To Cut Carbon Emissions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activist groups. The ruling Wednesday by The Hague District Court could set a precedent for similar cases against polluting multinationals around […]

Labor ‘Shell-Shocked’ By By-Blection Loss

Labor is “shell-shocked” at the “terrible” result of a NSW by-election that saw its primary vote slide backwards and the center-right Liberal-National government retain the marginal seat, NSW opposition leader Jodi McKay says. McKay told reporters on Sunday she was “devastated” by the Upper Hunter result. The Upper Hunter is a coal mining region. “We […]

BREAKING: Scientists disrupt opening day of Shell sponsored ‘Our Future Planet’

At 10:30 AM on Wednesday 19th May, a group of scientists from Extinction Rebellion locked themselves to a mechanical tree in the Science Museum, the centerpiece of the Shell sponsored Our Future Planet exhibition. The group, who used bicycle cables and D-locks to lock themselves inside the exhibit on the opening day, explained that the […]

Israel’s IronSource set to list its shares via shell company deal

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Shell Oil defeated by Nigerian villagers in oil pollution case

After a 13-year legal battle, a small group of Nigerian farmers won their pollution case against Shell Oil.  These four farmers, along with Friends of the Earth Netherlands, took Shell to court after the oil giant contaminated their lands with years of oil spills.  #Shell has today been defeated in court by Nigerian farmers. This […]

Court Orders Shell To Pay Nigerian Farmers Over Oil Spills

Above photo: The case was initiated by four farmers and the Friends of the Earth campaign group, who were seeking reparations for lost income from contaminated land and waterways. Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters. The energy company’s Nigerian subsidiary must pay out over a 2008 case, Court of Appeal in The Hague rules. A Dutch court […]

Energy giant Shell liable for Nigeria oil spill, Dutch court rules

A Dutch court has ordered Shell’s local subsidiary in Nigeria to compensate four farmers whose land was damaged by oil leaks in 2004 and 2005. The appeals court in The Hague said Shell Nigeria was responsible for multiple cases of oil pollution in the long-running case, a test of how far Netherlands-based multinational companies are […]

SHELL – Trump firma a última hora proyecto de alivio de COVID

Donald Trump finalmente firmó el paquete de ayuda de covid y financiamiento gubernamental de 2.3 billones de dólares. La medida del presidente saliente terminó con días de estancamiento después de que se negó a firmar el proyecto de ley, que incluye 900 mil millones de dólares en alivio del coronavirus. Había calificado el proyecto de […]

Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce climate change, enraging advocates and activists

On Monday, Shell put out a Twitter poll asking what YOU are willing to change to help reduce emissions:  📊 What are you willing to change to help reduce emissions? #EnergyDebate — Shell (@Shell) November 2, 2020 As one could imagine, this tweet did not go over very well. According to Green Matters, out of […]

Jewish Shell Games, Mind Rapes and Final Solutions

BY LINH DINH You mixed up farewell to an epoch with the beginning of a new one,Inspiration of hatred with lyrical beauty;Blind force with accomplished shape. –Czeslaw Milosz (“Dedication”) There’s a rather innocuous painting by Peter Saul called “Bathroom Sex Murder,” so this article’s title is also a harmless joke. It’s better than “My Summer […]

Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell

At least one protester was arrested after demonstrators representing climate advocacy group, Extinction Rebellion, gathered outside Shell Centre, the London headquarters of the major oil firm, and spray-painted the word “LIES” on the building entrance. The activist group had planned the demonstration for early Friday but minutes into the protest the graffiti painter, a young […]

Extinction Rebellion protest outside London HQ of oil giant Shell

At least one protester was arrested after demonstrators representing climate advocacy group, Extinction Rebellion, gathered outside Shell Centre, the London headquarters of the major oil firm, and spray-painted the word “LIES” on the building entrance. The activist group had planned the demonstration for early Friday but minutes into the protest the graffiti painter, a young […]

Southern California Tortoise with Cracked Shell Gets $4,000 Repair

A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego is recovering after veterinarians used screws, zip ties and denture material to make repairs. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the 90-pound male African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. […]

15 civilians injured in rocket shell attacks on Damascus and its countryside

SANA– Fifteen civilians were injured as terrorist organizations, positioned in eastern Ghouta, targeted the residential neighborhoods in Damascus and its countryside with rocket shells. A number of shells were fired by the terrorist organizations on the houses of the people in al-Zahera neighborhood on Saturday, wounding eight civilians, while four civilians were injured due to […]

Taxpayers Shell Out $175K for Brave Cop Fired by Dept. for Refusing to Kill a Man

By Matt Agorist Weirton, WV — As TFTP reported last year, former Weirton police officer Stephen Mader sued the city after he was fired for not killing a suicidal man who needed help. It was reported this week that Mader will be receiving $175,000 in a settlement as a result of his unnecessary […]

Amnesty seeks criminal inquiry into Shell over alleged complicity in murder and torture in Nigeria

Amnesty International is calling for a criminal investigation into the oil giant Shell regarding allegations it was complicit in human rights abuses carried out by the Nigerian military. A review of thousands of internal company documents and witness statements published on Tuesday points to the Anglo-Dutch organisation’s alleged involvement in the brutal campaign […]

Shell ‘motivated’ Nigerian Army in deadly crackdown on local tribes opposing extraction – Amnesty

The rights group has reviewed a cache of the company’s internal documents, including strategy papers, internal memos and letters to officials, as well as witness statements, revealing that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant directly engaged in Nigerian military’s brutal campaign to silence anti-pollution protesters in the oil-rich tribal region of Ogoniland back in the 1990s. Oil […]

Shell involved in murder, rape, torture in Nigeria

     Human rights organization Amnesty International is calling on Nigeria, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom to launch a criminal investigation into Shell and the possibility that company officials tacitly encouraged the Nigerian military government in Ogoniland to commit atrocities in the 1990s, including rapes, murders, acts of torture, and the burning of villages. According […]

Shell-dorado: Extremely rare gold-colored lobster pulled from sea off Northern France

Yann Duchesne plucked the gold-colored crustacean from one of his pots near Île Saint-Rion in Paimpol Bay on the Côtes-d’Armor last week and quickly ruled out making a meal of his discovery. “It’s out of the question that he ends up on a plate, when you only meet one in your life. Like all that […]

First Look at Shell’s New Electric Car Charging Stations Being Deployed at Its Gas Stations

First Look at Shell’s New Electric Car Charging Stations Being Deployed at Its Gas Stations September 27th, 2017 Via: Electrek: Earlier this year, oil giant Shell announced that they would start deploying electric car charging stations in Britain and the Netherlands. Today, we get […]

1 serviceman killed, 5 injured as tank shell ricochets & explodes during drills in Russia

The incident happened during target practice at a firing range in the Leningrad region, local military officials confirmed. A shell fired from a tank diverged from its intended trajectory, ricocheted off the ground and exploded near the position in which the six servicemen had taken cover. The injured five have been taken to hospital, the […]

Shell recalls cardboard cutouts of female employee after groping pics emerge (PHOTOS)

The cutouts aren’t exactly provocative – they feature a female Shell employee wearing a red t-shirt bearing the company’s logo, along with black trousers and a black headscarf. She appears happy, smiling with her thumb raised in the air. However, it didn’t take long for some to make the cutouts more sexual, taking photos of […]

Mozambique and Shell sign MoU on local use of Rovuma Basin gas

nsnbc : Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, and the Vice-President of Shell, Clare Harris, have signed a memorandum of understanding […]

Why Shell Lost The Arctic

Print Friendly Royal Dutch Shell announced this morning that it would be abandoning its exploration program in the U.S. offshore Arctic for the “foreseeable future” (see our response here). After more than 7 billion dollars and many seasons of almost unbelievable mishaps – Shell made the call along with an announcement that this season’s efforts had failed to […]

Shell oil paid Nigerian military to put down protests

  John VidalGuardian October 3, 2011 Court documents now reveal that in the 1990s Shell routinely worked with Nigeria’s military and mobile police to suppress resistance to its oil activities, often from activists in Ogoniland, in the delta region. Confidential memos, faxes, witness statements and other documents, released in 2009, show the company regularly paid the […]

Gaddafi forces shell Tripoli airport, one plane damaged

RIA Novosti Friday, August 26, 2011 Libyan government troops on Friday shelled the international airport in Tripoli, damaging a plane, al Arabiya reported. Shootouts are continuing near the airport between rebels and Muammar Gaddafi supporters, the TV channel said. In the beginning of the week, rebels seized the airport as they were approaching Tripoli. Full […]

Shell, govt spin machine keeps lid on worst UK oil spill for decade

RT Aug 16, 2011 Royal Dutch Shell says there are now only two barrels of oil a day leaking from one of its North Sea rigs. But with an estimated two hundred tons having leaked into the water over 6 days, environmentalists say the clean-up could take some time. It’s said to be the worst […]

Shell confirms oil leak in North Sea

London Guardian Aug 13, 2011 Royal Dutch Shell has said it is working to contain an oil leak at its Gannet Alpha platform in the North Sea, but declined to specify the size of the leak. “We can confirm we are managing an oil leak in a flow line that serves the Gannet Alpha platform. […]

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