1,000 Reported Dead in Nigeria on Eve of Shell AGM

May 18, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

Tomorrow is the Shell AGM: the show case of the company’s year. Shell will be under fire from investors over corporate pay, but its record in Nigeria should be the real reason the company is in the spotlight. In the Hague, the main venue for Shell’s main AGM, the oil company’s top brass will be … Read More

Shell Faces Shareholder Revolt

May 6, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

It’s amazing really that shareholders in Big Oil really only ever seem to care about the size of the bonuses of the top executives or the size of their reserves. The fact that their investments are fuelling climate change is not a concern for mainstream investors.

Shell: “A tough year to come in Nigeria”

April 28, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Yesterday a campaign was launched, called ShellGuilty. It is intended to stop Shell’s on-going gas flaring in the Niger Delta and to campaign for justice for the Ogoni people. The campaign highlights many of the issues that will come to trial next month in New York, in WiwavShell, including Shell being accused of complicity in … Read More

‘ShellGuilty’ Campaign Launched

April 27, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

It has been a long fight for justice, but the day that Nigerian writer Ken Saro-Wiwa dreamed of is now just a month away. Saro-Wiwa was hung along with eight others in November 1995, having been framed by the Nigerian military for a crime he did not commit. His only crime had been to take … Read More