Tag Archives: Shell

In Denial


The case of Shell entailed more than just the oil company; the Ogoni people and the land they used to subsist were affected by Shell’s oil wells.  The company’s involvement in Nigeria caused many problems for the people there and … Continue reading

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The True Colors of Royal Dutch Shell


A corporation is like a person. Who they are is defined by the decisions they make and the actions they take. The same goes for the reverse. Not acting says just as much about a person or corporation’s character. The … Continue reading

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Are all Businessmen Bad-Guys?


I found our discussion in class last Thursday, regarding whether or not a business can be ethical in its actions, extremely disturbing. To me, this isn’t a question. Correct me if I am wrong, but don’t we as people – … Continue reading

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Shell’s motto: Deny everything and admit nothing.


Growing up down south, Shell’s presence was enormously felt in my life because they had so many gas stations around that they were practically on top of each other!  Although Shell’s gas seemed to always be a little “pricey” at times, people were … Continue reading

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Shell: Guilty or Not Guilty?


When I read the article on Shell last week I didn’t think I had a strong commitment to one side. I realized that the article was a little bias and because of that I took everything it said with a … Continue reading

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Too far to care


The Royal Dutch/Shell company’s treatment of the Ogani people in the Niger Delta was nothing short of taking advantage of a disfranchised people. In some ways it reminded me of the Nike case because the government and the company both … Continue reading

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The Saro-Wiwa Case


The people of Ogoniland were greatly impacted by the one hundred oil wells (ninety-six of them belonging to Shell).  The land experienced many oil leaks from the pipelines, and the people were left to live with the persistent flaring of … Continue reading

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