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Royal Dutch Shell is latest to have profit hammered by low oil prices

Royal Dutch Shell has reported its lowest annual income in at least 13 years. There were also depressed numbers from Norway's biggest energy company Statoil as well as ConocoPhillips.

Royal Dutch Shell has reported its lowest annual income in at least 13 years. There were also depressed numbers from Norway's biggest energy company Statoil as well as ConocoPhillips.

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Oil price slump hits BP and Exxon

The bad news keeps pouring out of the oil industry. BP suffered its biggest loss in 20 years and Exxon Mobil has reported its smallest quarterly profit in more than a decade.

The bad news keeps pouring out of the oil industry. BP suffered its biggest loss in 20 years and Exxon Mobil has reported its smallest quarterly profit in more than a decade.

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Shell plans 2,800 more job losses over BG bid

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed plans for 2,800 more job losses should its takeover of BG Group succeed. The cuts come on top of 7,500 redundancies

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed plans for 2,800 more job losses should its takeover of BG Group succeed. The cuts come on top of 7,500 redundancies

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Arctic withdrawal pushes Royal Dutch Shell into loss

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a pre-tax loss of $9.1 billion (8.3 billion euros) in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of shelving several

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a pre-tax loss of $9.1 billion (8.3 billion euros) in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of shelving several

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Activists celebrate Arctic drilling victory

Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul a giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace’s celebrations at news that Shell is

Actress Emma Thompson helps to haul a giant polar bear through the streets of London as part of Greenpeace’s celebrations at news that Shell is

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Campaigners hail Shell withdrawal from Alaska Arctic drilling

Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its search for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough supplies of crude during a seven-year quest. It has

Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its search for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough supplies of crude during a seven-year quest. It has

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Greenpeace protest halts icebreaker in Oregon

Greenpeace protesters in the US city of Portland have successfully forced an icebreaker to turn back and change course. The 13 demonstrator stopped

Greenpeace protesters in the US city of Portland have successfully forced an icebreaker to turn back and change course. The 13 demonstrator stopped

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Seattle begins the battle with Shell over Arctic drilling

Protesters in Seattle are not giving oil giant Shell any peace. After the arrival of the first of two giant rigs destined for Arctic drilling at the

Protesters in Seattle are not giving oil giant Shell any peace. After the arrival of the first of two giant rigs destined for Arctic drilling at the

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Kayakers protest against Shell's 'Pioneer' Arctic oil drilling rig

Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday to protest against drilling for

Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday to protest against drilling for

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Arctic oil prospecting imminent as Shell given go-ahead

Arctic riches beckon. Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has received renewed permission from the US government to prospect in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea

Arctic riches beckon. Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has received renewed permission from the US government to prospect in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea

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Shell snaps up BG Group

It has been more than a decade since the last big oil merger but now Shell have broken the truce and swooped on smaller rival BG. The deal is worth

It has been more than a decade since the last big oil merger but now Shell have broken the truce and swooped on smaller rival BG. The deal is worth

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Shells hit residential areas in rebel-controlled Donetsk

At least two people were killed and several injured when various parts of separatist-controlled Donetsk in Ukraine were shelled on Monday (January

At least two people were killed and several injured when various parts of separatist-controlled Donetsk in Ukraine were shelled on Monday (January

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Ukraine crisis: Donetsk damaged after shelling

A woman was injured and several houses were damaged by shelling on Saturday night (November 22) in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern

A woman was injured and several houses were damaged by shelling on Saturday night (November 22) in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern

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Video claims to show residential shelling in Syria

This is the amateur footage purporting to show the shelling of residential areas by Syrian government forces and fierce exchanges of fire with rebel

This is the amateur footage purporting to show the shelling of residential areas by Syrian government forces and fierce exchanges of fire with rebel

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Tons of shellfish wash ashore on Arabian Sea coast

Beachgoers at Pakistan’s port city of Karachi were surprised to find tens of thousands of shellfish piled on the beach, including clams, oysters, and

Beachgoers at Pakistan’s port city of Karachi were surprised to find tens of thousands of shellfish piled on the beach, including clams, oysters, and

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Shell cuts spending, to sell some shale assets

Royal Dutch Shell is cutting spending in its North American exploration and production business by a fifth and could sell more of its shale oil and

Royal Dutch Shell is cutting spending in its North American exploration and production business by a fifth and could sell more of its shale oil and

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Shell issues warning of 'significant' profit miss

Royal Dutch Shell has warned of “significantly” lower profits. New boss Ben van Beurden – who is just two weeks into the job – detailed multiple

Royal Dutch Shell has warned of “significantly” lower profits. New boss Ben van Beurden – who is just two weeks into the job – detailed multiple

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Brussels opens oil 'price-fixing' probe

The European Commission is looking into whether BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Norwegian company Statoil may have “colluded” to manipulate oil product

The European Commission is looking into whether BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Norwegian company Statoil may have “colluded” to manipulate oil product

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USA : Supreme Court rules for Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria rights case

The US Supreme Court has decided that the country’s federal courts do not have jurisdiction to hear lawsuits against foreign corporations accused of

The US Supreme Court has decided that the country’s federal courts do not have jurisdiction to hear lawsuits against foreign corporations accused of

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Shell found 'partially responsible' for Niger Delta oil spill

Royal Dutch Shell has been ordered to pay unspecified damages to one farmer in Nigeria for loss of income. The ruling comes after a court at the

Royal Dutch Shell has been ordered to pay unspecified damages to one farmer in Nigeria for loss of income. The ruling comes after a court at the

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Shell for shale: Ukraine signs major deal

Ukraine has signed a major gas exploitation deal worth a potential 7.5 billion euros with the Dutch energy giant Shell in a move away from dependence

Ukraine has signed a major gas exploitation deal worth a potential 7.5 billion euros with the Dutch energy giant Shell in a move away from dependence

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US oil rig reaches safe harbour after running aground

US salvage experts have successfully towed the Shell oil rig which ran aground in stormy weather off Alaska last week. The Kulluk is now in safe

US salvage experts have successfully towed the Shell oil rig which ran aground in stormy weather off Alaska last week. The Kulluk is now in safe

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Shell on trial over pollution in Niger Delta

Royal Dutch Shell faces a lawsuit on Thursday from four Nigerian villagers in a case that could set a precedent for damage claims against

Royal Dutch Shell faces a lawsuit on Thursday from four Nigerian villagers in a case that could set a precedent for damage claims against

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Polar bears occupy Shell headquarters

Greenpeace activists occupy Shell’s office in Colombes, near Paris, to denounce the oil drilling in the Arctic. Greenpeace asks for creation of a

Greenpeace activists occupy Shell’s office in Colombes, near Paris, to denounce the oil drilling in the Arctic. Greenpeace asks for creation of a

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Shell under fire over Arctic drill plans

Scores of Shell petrol stations were shut down in London and Ednburgh on Monday as Greenpeace continued its campaign against the oil giant’s plan to

Scores of Shell petrol stations were shut down in London and Ednburgh on Monday as Greenpeace continued its campaign against the oil giant’s plan to

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Ukraine grants gas rights to Shell and Chevron

The Ukrainian government has confirmed that two Western energy companies have been awarded the right to develop two large shale gas fields. The

The Ukrainian government has confirmed that two Western energy companies have been awarded the right to develop two large shale gas fields. The

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Shell goes gas hunting in Africa

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Mozambique-focused explorer Cove Energy for the equivalent of 1.37 billion euros. Cove’s directors recommended

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Mozambique-focused explorer Cove Energy for the equivalent of 1.37 billion euros. Cove’s directors recommended

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German watchdog launches probe into petrol pricing

Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into five major oil companies after complaints alleging they were driving independent

Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into five major oil companies after complaints alleging they were driving independent