Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting

Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Five months o…

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Dutch court will hear widows’ case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine

Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s e…

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Shell awaits court ruling on complicity in deaths of Ogoni Nine

Widows of Nigerian activists accuse oil firm of instigating crackdown against protesters A Dutch court may decide on Wednesday if Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s execution of the Ogoni Nine, environmental activists who were trying to f…

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Why are taxpayers subsidising the oil and gas companies that jeopardise our future? | Clive Lewis

Instead of hoping market forces solve the climate crisis, the government needs to stop giving tax breaks to pollutersLast October, the world’s most renowned climate scientists warned governments that humanity has just 12 years to prevent climate catast…

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How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones

Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. That is not a sentence I ever expected to type. “Extinction Rebellion protests have WORKED as MPs succumb …

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Oil prices expected to spike in summer as US toughens stance on Iran sanctions

News of US ending exemptions to Iran’s oil sanctions triggered surge in oil prices, as Americans prepare for summer road tripsThe summer driving season may just have gotten more expensive.US and global crude oil prices are near six-month highs as the …

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