Shell Oil

Crude Spoils: Nigeria's $3.3bn Tax Break for Big Oil Companies

Anders Dahlbeck | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Anders Dahlbeck

Three of the world's biggest oil and gas companies - Shell, Total and ENI - were granted an extraordinary series of tax breaks worth a staggering US$3.3billion in Nigeria, a country where millions of people live in extreme poverty.

Watch Charlotte Church Sing Against Arctic Drilling Outside Shell's London Offices

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Charlotte Church sang outside the office of Shell on Wednesday to protest against the company's efforts to drill in the Arctic. The 29-year-old Wel...

Why I Bought Shares in BP and Shell to Save the Planet

Louisa Casson | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Louisa Casson

Climate change is already hitting the most vulnerable communities first and hardest with extreme weather events, rising sea levels and food shortages. At the same time, fossil fuel companies in their ivory towers keep ordering more drilling.

Oil Giant Shell Humbled by Bodo Fishermen in UK Court Settlement

Peter Frankental | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK
Peter Frankental

After decades of blaming anyone else for the ecological disaster in the Niger Delta, Shell has been forced to point the finger at itself. Why else would the company make an out-of-court settlement of £55million and admit to telling lies during the course of the legal process?

How This Chilling Video Ended A £70m Partnership

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Following an emotional campaign that pulled heartstrings worldwide, the much-loved toy company Lego has bowed to public demands and axed its long-stan...

YouTube Pulls That Upsetting Greenpeace Lego Video

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

YouTube has blocked Greenpeace's Lego 'Everything is NOT awesome' video after it received a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. Greenpeace immedi...

Greenpeace Have Made The Most Upsetting Lego Film Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech

Greenpeace has made a shocking/touching/impactful/sad video about Lego's partnership with Shell and it's fair to say that it pretty much squashes any ...

Rest Easy Everybody! Climate Change Is a Fiendish Leftie Conspiracy

Ed O'Meara | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

The feeling is that it's all a big conspiracy by Green Technology business interests or Communists or Politically Correct people, or whoever it is that they're currently feeling narky with. I'm quite amazed that no one has yet linked Climate Change propaganda with a plot to impose Shariah Law, but I assume it will only be a matter of time.

The Documents That Show Our Government Caved in to Corporate Lobbying

Peter Frankental | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Politics
Peter Frankental

Are there any principles that the UK government is willing to stand up for in the face of business lobbying? Apparently not, if documents released through a Freedom of Information request are anything to go by.

WATCH: Greenpeace Cleverly Pranks Belgian Grand Prix

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Greenpeace found the perfect way to subtly annoy a major corporation and get their point across at this year's Belgian Grand Prix, by pulling a prank ...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 16 August 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The empty egg carton of news. Even though we're notionally in the silly season, down in Australia things are far from silly, as they're in the middle...

Were BP And Shell Fixing Oil Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Oil companies BP and Shell are being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, distortions that could have harmed ordinary consumers. Norwegia...

BP And Shell Investigated By European Commission Over Price-Fixing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Oil company BP is being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, it emerged on Tuesday night. The European Commission said a series of unannounc...

What Would Make a Successful CEO Stand Out?

Sharon Mullen | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK
Sharon Mullen

So what makes a successful CEO stand out? The role of a CEO would be to develop a vision, strategy and financial goals for the business but evidence suggests that strong people leadership is the differentiator.

Government's Intervention in Shell Human Rights Case at Odds with its Commitment to Human Rights

Lisa Nandy | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Politics
Lisa Nandy

The government's strategy on business and human rights will be released imminently. To be effective this must go beyond advice and guidance and set out concrete measures to curb the human rights abuses perpetrated by some British companies, particularly in conflict zones.

Ada Lovelace Day 2012: Who is Your Female Tech Hero?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech
Alistair Niederer

Today is Ada Lovelace day. Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by encouraging peop...

Good Environmental News

Christina Robert | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK
Christina Robert

The only reason Shell and the others can even think about drilling up there is of course because the sea ice has melted. As we know the ice has melted because we are burning too much oil.

Vince Cable - Minister for Shell

Chris Kitchen | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Politics
Chris Kitchen

What job does Vince Cable want? Chancellor? Foreign secretary? Prime minister?... However, documents obtained by Corporate Watch and revealed in The Huffington Post today show that it's Dr Cable's current role as 'Minister for Shell' that should be under question.

Staring at the Tipping Point

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

In my mind there can no longer be any doubt that we're experiencing a climate emergency of the highest order, and our government's focus should based on these latest findings and make this climate emergency their number one concern.

You Too Have a Green Voice

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

Looking at the posibilities alone for social media, you just have to use the examples of the Arab Spring to make note of what really is possible. In the enourmous environmental challenges we're facing we need to use both blogging and social media as a vital tool in overcoming them.

Arctic Rising

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

21st June is Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year and traditionally a day of festivals and celebration. In the high North, past the Arctic Circle, it's the first first day of the 'midnight sun' period in which the sun does not set for the rest of the summer, somewhat of a contrast to the winter months when the sun never rises.

What would happen if Shell were in charge of teaching our kids about climate change?

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

In the wake of the leaked documents from the Heartland Institute about removing climate change from the subject you teach kids about in school's curri...

Will Strike Lead To Panic At The Pumps?

PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

Thousands of tanker drivers who deliver fuel to petrol forecourts are to be balloted for strikes in a row over safety and terms and conditions. Uni...

The Responsible Capitalism Agenda Needs to End Shell Hell

Damien Clarkson | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Politics
Damien Clarkson

If politicians are looking to turn rhetoric into action and crack down on irresponsible capitalism then in Shell we have found a corporation ripe to be held to account.

Exxon Excluded From Iraq's Next Licensing Round While Shell Seals a $17Bn Gas Deal

Shwan Zulal | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK
Shwan Zulal

The latest ExxonMobil deal with Kurdistan region has raised few eyebrows and it has brought into focus the bitter dispute between the central Iraqi government in Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government.