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Hansa, Oranje-Nassau Energie strike gas
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Netherlands - September 26, 2017

Hansa Hydrocarbons announced on Tuesday a significant gas find in the Dutch portion of the North Sea, made with partners…

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Rotterdam refineries catch fire
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Netherlands - August 22, 2017

Fires erupted in ExxonMobil’s and Royal Dutch Shell’s refineries in the Netherlands on Monday, international media…

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Netherlands to further reduce gas output
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Netherlands - April 18, 2017

The Dutch government is working on plans to reduce gas production by an additional 10 percent, government sources said on Tuesday.

Citing a letter from outgoing…

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Dutch court rules against Shell, Exxon
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Netherlands - March 01, 2017

A local court in the Netherlands on Wednesday ruled that the Shell-ExxonMobil joint venture NAM is liable for immaterial damage in the gas-rich northern province of…

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Shell plans exit from up to 10 countries
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Netherlands - June 08, 2016

Shell plans on liquidating USD 30 billion in assets in up to 10 countries by 2018, Simon Henry, Shell’s chief financial officer, said at a presentation in London on…

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Shell surpasses Chevron
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Netherlands - February 16, 2016

Shell has passed fellow super-major Chevron to become the second-biggest non-state oil company after merging with BG Group on Monday.

The merger was launched in…

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Iranian crude flowing to markets
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Netherlands - February 08, 2016

Oil trader Vitol confirmed over the weekend that it had purchased a batch of Iranian crude, with company CEO Ian Taylor commenting to Bloomberg that it was “very much…

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Shell green lights BG merger
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Netherlands - January 28, 2016

Shell shareholders gave the thumbs up for a USD 50-billion acquisition of the UK’s BG Group at a meeting in The Hague on Wednesday.

In the largest energy merger to…

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Shell profits halved in 2015
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Netherlands - January 20, 2016

Shell expects Q4 2015 profits to be up to 50% lower than 2014 with full year write-offs of USD 7 billion, the super-major stated Wednesday in its first preliminary…

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