Monthly Archives: May 2010

Obama Talks Tough on Macondo Hearings

Although I was quite pleased to see Barack Obama win the US presidential election in 2008, him being the better candidate and my being of the opinion that it was hugely significant for the US to elect a black man … Continue reading

Posted in Macondo, Oil & Gas, Politics | 17 Comments

Australian Projects: The Time is Now

From the ever-informative Upstream Online we get this report of the potential problems the planned Australian LNG projects are likely to face: “Securing access to resources necessary to develop Australia’s growing LNG industry will not be easy,” Reuters quoted Adi … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Oil & Gas, Recruitment | 4 Comments

Shell Steps Up on HSE

Desperate to avoid a similar fate to that of their rivals BP, Royal Dutch Shell has embarked on a fierce campaign to improve HSE across all their operations.  In a press release issued last week, Shell’s CEO Peter Voser said: … Continue reading

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How The Empire Was Won

Posted in Photos, War | 1 Comment