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2008-10-02 21:00:18

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases that could put new limits on claims against companies for cleaning up federal Superfund sites. Legal Newsline reported Thursday that the high court agreed to hear the case involving Shell Oil Co. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Mike Taugher Shell Oil Co. has agreed to pay more than $300,000 in fees and penalties for spilling about 420 gallons of oil into Carquinez Strait at its Martinez refinery in January 2006.

2008-07-13 18:00:00

By David Ivanovich, Houston Chronicle Jul. 13--RIFLE, Colo. -- Along the western slope of the Rocky Mountains lies a possible path toward energy independence. The world's largest deposit of oil shale is hidden here, beneath a landscape dotted by pinyon pines and twisted junipers.

2008-06-19 12:00:20

An attack Thursday by a militant group on an offshore oil facility in Nigeria has resulted in the site being shut down, Shell Oil Co. officials said.

2006-06-27 18:52:02

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Furious about gas prices? Watch for a friendly oil executive coming to a town near you. Top executives at oil giant Shell have begun a 50-city tour across the United States this summer in hopes of persuading angry consumers that Big Oil is not ripping them off.

2006-02-28 10:41:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Shell Oil Co. and Texaco Inc. cannot be held liable under the antitrust law for their now-defunct joint ventures that had been approved by the federal government and that set the selling price for gasoline.


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