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Shell, Panalpina Near Settlement In Bribery Case, Sources Say

Wall Street Journal | Kara Scannell And Thomas Catan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A big Swiss shipping and logistics company and Royal Dutch Shell PLC, one of its customers, are close to settling foreign-bribery charges stemming fr...

Now Is the Time to Move Beyond Petroleum

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bianca Jagger

The time for further excuses, for procrastination and prevarication, has long passed. Now is the time for decision-makers in politics and economics to take concrete steps to avert climate catastrophe.

Corporate Citizenship in a Global Economy

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Corporations in the US have the same legal status as people, allowing them to engage in contracts, own property, etc. But if we're given these rights and privileges, we also have a responsibility to contribute positively to the community.

Is the Drilling Moratorium Really Long Enough? No, Not Really

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

Shortly after the BP's Mississippi Canyon Block 252 well blew out, President Obama imposed a six month moratorium on deepwater drilling, pending concl...

Oil Accidents Waiting To Happen (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While many are calling the Gulf oil spill an "unprecedented disaster,' the causes of the disaster are not unique, as oil developments around the world...

US Chamber's Influence and Credibility on the Decline

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

One reason for the Chamber's decline may be the result of what the Chamber's positioning communicates to businesses and lawmakers alike.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.

Shell Wins Federal Approval To Drill For Oil Off Alaska Coast

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Interior Department has given Shell approval to drill oil exploration wells in two leaseholds in the Beaufort Sea, which could lead to the first d...

Citi Closing Mastercards Without Warning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AP - NEW YORK - Shannon Burdette tried to pay with her Shell Mastercard after filling up her gas tank this weekend but found the card rejected. Confu...

Economic Hit Men and the Next Drowning of New Orleans

Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Palast

Ivor van Heerden is the professor who warned the levees of New Orleans were ready to blow -- months and years before Katrina did the job. For being right, he was rewarded with ... getting fired.

Iraq Oil Fields Receive One Offer; Foreign Firms Reject Government Terms

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq's long-awaited licensing round to develop some of its massive oil reserves has run into trouble as international oil and gas companies rejected a...

Shell Human Rights Abuses Case Delayed (VIDEO)

VOA News | Carolyn Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Shell human rights abuses case has been delayed in New York due to court order. No explanation has been given. For a video primer on the case, scr...

With Bush Leaving Town, Pity Poor Hugo and King Abdullah

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

With Bush leaving town, the air is going out of the price of oil.

Iraq's Oil Up For Grabs Today In Biggest Oil Sale Ever

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The biggest ever sale of oil assets will take place today, when the Iraqi government puts 40bn barrels of recoverable reserves up for offer in London....

Shell Opens Hydrogen Station In Los Angeles

NPR | Celeste Headlee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Click to listen. There's a Shell gas station in West Los Angeles where you can fill up with hydrogen instead of gasoline. Shell began the pilot proje...

Oil Deals

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Shell Posts "Obscene" Profits

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
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Even as other companies post record lows, Royal Dutch Shell PLC -- Europe's largest oil company -- announced on Thursday that their Q4 earnings have g...

Shell Posts "Obscene" Profit

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shell smashed all-time British company profit records today, posting 2007 earnings of $27.5billion (£13.9billion), and immediately ran into a storm w...