Oil spill exposes Shell’s ticking timebomb

17 Aug 2011 admin

For Shell, the timing of a spill at its Gannet A facility in the UK North Sea couldn’t have been worse. For months, it has been selling its reputation as a responsible and cutting-edge oil company in its bid to drill in the Beaufort Sea in the US Arctic – and it recently won approval.

Read our comment in the Guardian’s Comment is Free.

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