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Qatar wants to be shell’s top shareholder

Qatar wants to become the biggest shareholder in Royal Dutch Shell by raising its stake to 7 percent to strengthen its ties with the oil company and further invest its wealth in western assets, a report said on Friday.

September 9, 2012 9:52
Shell CEO Peter Voser

Shell ramps up Qatari gas-to-diesel money machine

Pearl GTL ramping up to full production; Plant is world's biggest gas-to-liquids facility; Project development cost Shell $18-19 billion; High oil price, free gas input make it a money-spinner

August 28, 2012 6:38
Shell CEO Peter Voser

Oil prices to ease further this year – Shell CEO

Oil price to weaken in H2 with demand, easing political tensions; Recovery in demand, prices seen in 2013; Enough oil supply to deal with impact of Iran sanctions

June 5, 2012 11:41

BP to resume operations in Libya

Shell to quit fields but says not leaving Libya; BP's Libya role triggered earlier political row over Megrahi; BP says security situation "manageable"

May 30, 2012 1:27
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Qatar stakes in Siemens, Shell reflect drive to step up development

State seeks stakes in companies pegged for role in its domestic development; Sees strong long-term outlook for commodities; Turns towards energy, diversifying bank, property-heavy portfolio

May 24, 2012 2:19
Shell scrambles to pay $1B for Iran oil

Shell scrambles to pay $1B for Iran oil

Royal Dutch Shell is struggling to pay off $1 billion that it owes Iran for crude oil because European Union and US financial sanctions now make it almost impossible to process payments, industry sources said.

March 26, 2012 4:17

Total latest oil group to shift Iraq focus to Kurdistan

French oil major Total SA has become the latest big oil company to shift the focus of its Iraq ambitions toward the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, and away from the much larger but economically challenging contracts offered by Baghdad.

February 11, 2012 6:11
Shell sees Iraq’s Majnoon at 175,000BPD by year-end

Shell sees Iraq’s Majnoon at 175,000BPD by year-end

Iraq's Majnoon oilfield, operated with Royal Dutch Shell, should be ready to produce 175,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of 2012, an output level that triggers cost recovery and service fee payments, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

February 8, 2012 12:29
CNPC, Shell, Qatar to push for $12.6B China refinery

CNPC, Shell, Qatar to push for $12.6B China refinery

Chinese PM attends signing in Doha; Partners push for $12.6 bln China refinery, petchem plant; CNPC could be smoother partner vs Sinopec; Integration, access to fuel marketing key to final deal

January 19, 2012 2:28

Qatar Shell in $6.4B petchem plant agreement

Qatar signed a deal with Royal Dutch Shell on Sunday to develop a $6.4 billion petrochemicals complex in the Ras Laffan industrial city in the Gulf Arab state.

December 5, 2011 10:13