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Shell Net Profit Almost Halves in Q4, Must Sharpen Up Says CEO - DutchNews.Nl
Business  (tags: Business, Oil Industry, Shell, CEO, Corporate Interests, World )

- 1572 days ago -
Turnover in 2013 was $40bn while full year net profit was $16.7bn. New chief executive Ben van Beurden said Shell must "boost its operational performance" and "we can sharpen up in a number of areas", also there were "delays" to "projects" abroad.
4 Examples Of Corporate Welfare In Action
Business  (tags: Advanced Technology Program, corporate welfare, Halliburton, oil industry, Wal-Mart )

- 1738 days ago -
For all the talk of free markets and cutting deficits, American taxpayers are picking up a lot of tabs for their corporate bosses.
United Arab Emirate's Reliance on Desalination Spells Water Disaster
Business  (tags: business, economy, water disaster, oil industry )

- 2891 days ago -
Reuters reports economists and researchers are warning that a new alternative to desalination as well as significant conservation measures are needed to protect UAE from the vulnerabilities associated with a dependence on desalination as a water source.
';Reasonably High' Chance BP Files for Bankruptcy
Business  (tags: BP, bankruptcy, consumers, business, corporate, oil industry, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, energy, money )

- 2891 days ago -
There is a reasonably high chance that BP could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the next few years, or even months, and the result would be an "absolute horror" for the government, according to bankruptcy expert Peter S. Kaufman.
Anger Grows Across the World at the Real Price of 'Frontier Oil' | Business | The Observer
Business  (tags: oil, oil industry )

- 2896 days ago -
From Nigeria to Kazakhstan in Central Asia, and Colombia and Ecuador in South America, the oil majors stand accused of a blatant disregard for local communities and the environments in which they operate.
BP 'to Sell Off All North Sea Assets' in Bid to Cut Costs | Business | The Observer
Business  (tags: oil, oil industry, BP )

- 2896 days ago -
Embattled BP is to cut costs by $14bn (£9.5bn) in six months as part of a radical plan to sustain profitability in the wake of the explosion at its Deepwater Horizon oil rig that has led to the worst spill in US history.
We Don't Need Oil & We Never Did
Business  (tags: Oil Industry, propaganda, politics, business, corporate, consumers, americans, abuse, investing, technology )

- 2910 days ago -
We need oil to run our cars, right? Wrong. Not only don't we need oil to run our cars, buses and trucks, we NEVER needed it.Here's how the oil companies scammed us into accepting their toxic products and becoming dependent on them.
Amnesty International Attacks Oil Industry for Decades of Damage in Nigeria's Niger Delta
Business  (tags: environmental destruction, human rights violations, oil industry, Nigerian govt, Shell, Total, Agip, impunity for abuses, accountability, basic rights denied, to work, adequate living standard, health, food, access to justice, reparations, remedy )

- 3247 days ago -
141-pg Amnesty report gives evidence of oil spill cover-ups, gas flaring near villages & waste dumping leading to dire pollution of wetlands & destruction of farming & fishing; in last 50 yrs 9m barrels worth of oilve leaked into land & rivers. Impunity
Big Oil to Become Big Biofuels?
Business  (tags: corporate, business, energy, Oil industry, Biofuels )

- 3283 days ago -
Oil companies are showing more and more interest in actually investing in ethanol companies and contributing to research. BP, for example, has recently formed allied with ethanol company Verenium, and is pouring billions of dollars into development.
Shell Profit Surges 71 Percent - Yahoo! News
Business  (tags: oil industry )

- 3494 days ago -
So much good news! Big Oil did it again! I think that this stinks... But who am i? As long as GWB and all his leading friends across the world help big oil millions of people will die and BIG OIL WILL MAKE REDICULOUS PROFITS! JUST SICK!
John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil, Talks With Charlie Rose About Energy and Global Warming
Business  (tags: Oil Industry, Global Warming, Energy Policy )

- 3711 days ago -
He says the debate on global warming is over. It is a scientific reality, and anyone who disagrees is merely attempting to delay the inevitable while driving up the costs of achieving a solution. He says corporations must be socially responsible.
Big Oil's Big Stall On Ethanol
Business  (tags: oil, ethanol, oil industry, corruption, greed, energy, business )

- 3893 days ago -
For some industries, the prospect of $3.5 billion in federal subsidies now, and double that in three years, might be a powerful incentive. But not, apparently, for the oil industry, which is seeing crude oil prices soar to record highs.

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