This video says about itself:
Iraq Government Approves $17 Billion Gas Project with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi.
31 July 2008.
And this video says about itself:
The world’s oil giants Exxon Mobil, Shell, Total and BP are set to return to Iraq more than 35 years after Saddam Hussein nationalised production in the country’s biggest oil deal since the invasion.
From Dutch NOS TV:
Profits rose 8 per cent. From 14.5 billion US dollars in the first six months of 2007 to 15.7 billion US dollars this year. Those are profits of 60,000 US dollars per minute.
Shell and tar sands: here.
Crisis, what crisis? for at least some people. This, however, will not stop Shell capitalists joining in with the chorus of other capitalists, clamoring for less well off people to “tighten their belts” because of bad times …