ENVIRONMENTAL groups have raised the alarm over Shell’s plans to decommission the Brent oilfield in the North Sea because the proposals could be in breach of international rules.
Groups including WWF Scotland, Greenpeace UK and the Marine Conservation Society have submitted a...
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Court rules case over oil spills will have to be heard in Nigeria
Friday 27th Jan 2017
WIll despoilers face court for Niger pollution?
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
INDUSTRIAL action by North Sea workers in a dispute over pay has been suspended to allow fresh talks to go ahead, unions have confirmed.
A joint statement issued yesterday by oil giant Wood Group and the Unite and RMT trade unions said that “all parties recognise that the...
Saturday 13th Aug 2016
NORTH Sea workers are to stage a new 48-hour strike next week in a dispute over pay and allowances, it was confirmed yesterday.
The action will affect seven Shell platforms from 6.30am on Thursday.
Members of the Unite and RMT unions are in dispute with the Wood Group and began...
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
WORKERS on eight Shell oil and gas platforms will strike next week over a 30 per cent pay cut, their unions announced yesterday.
Members of Unite and RMT will take part in a 24-hour stoppage on July 26, followed later by more strikes.
The announcement follows a massive 99 per...
Tuesday 19th Jul 2016
Unions fear dangerous blacklegging plans
Friday 15th Jul 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
ALMOST 3,000 workers across the world will lose their jobs as a result of oil giant Shell swallowing up rival BG Group, it emerged yesterday.
Shell agreed plans for a £47 billion takeover of BG in April. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce approved the blueprint at the weekend,...
Tuesday 15th Dec 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
NIGERIANS, human rights and environmental activists paid tribute yesterday to the Ogoni Nine campaigners 20 years after they were executed.
A “justice walk” was planned in Nigeria’s main oil city Port Harcourt — although without a metal bus artwork shipped from...
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
End to Shell’s Arctic drilling delights delegates
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain