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The Real Reason Shell Halted Its Ukrainian Shale Operations

June 25, 2014 by Igor Alexeev

Shell and Ukrainian Shale

Royal Dutch Shell has blamed air strikes by the government in Kiev against its own citizens as the reason it decided to halt its shale oil projects in the region. The truth may be that company is disappointed with the viability of what it once thought was a large shale deposit, and is looking for a way out.[read more]

Shell Oil Self-Imposes Carbon Pollution Tax High Enough To Crash Coal, Erase Natural Gas's Value-Add

November 25, 2013 by Joseph Romm

Carbon Pricing and Shell

Royal Dutch Shell includes a high price for carbon dioxide when evaluating new projects. The $40 a metric ton price that Shell uses would — if widely adopted — reshape domestic and international energy consumption and investment trends.[read more]


Oil industry insider exposé: what it took to wake some of them up on climate.

November 19, 2010 by David Lewis

I’ve just read Challenged by Carbon: The Oil Industry and Climate Change, which was written by Dr. Bryan Lovell, a former senior executive at British Petroleum. Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, a former CEO of Royal Dutch/Shell, appears on the first page in a reviewers blurb and tells us this book is “an authoritative insider’s view”.  It is....[read more]

It’s all in the context . . .

October 30, 2009 by David Hone

After a short telephone interview yesterday, I was quoted in the Guardian newspaper today, but unfortunately completely out of context. Based on the interview, The Guardian chose to position Shell as opposing action in Copenhagen, which couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact the conversation was about the application of a floor...[read more]

David Hone of Royal Dutch Shell on The Energy Collective

April 16, 2009 by MarkLazen

It gives me great pleasure to welcome an important new voice to our community today.David Hone is Climate Change Advisor for Royal Dutch Shell, and also a board member and Vice Chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association. David's first two Energy Collective posts provide an auspicious taste of what we can look forward to...[read more]