Latest in Tag: Shell Highlight

Latest in Tag: Shell

Shell to cut more jobs as BG takeover nears

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell has said thousands more jobs will be slashed, if the takeover of British utility company BG can be finalized as planned. The firm said the move was necessary to save costs in the years ahead. Royal Dutch Shell said Monday it expected to cut 2,800 more jobs globally to save costs, …

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Shell resumes offshore drilling in Arctic

Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced on Friday that drilling operations had resumed in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska on Thursday afternoon. The resumption marks the first time Shell has conducted exploratory drilling in the Arctic since 2012, due to inclement weather and issues with equipment. “In the days to come, the …

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Greenpeace stages novel Arctic drilling blockade

It looks like a daring test or some attempt to break a record – but it is actually a Greenpeace protest. Near Portland, 13 climbers are dangling from a bridge to stop controversial oil drilling in the Arctic. As the Arctic ice melts, oil companies like Shell want to look for new oil and gas …

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