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    1. July 16, 2014

      Commodity traders and asset ownership

      As trading has become more competitive and markets more transparent, big commodity traders have responded by sinking billion...

    2. March 17, 2010

      Shell freezes dividend despite forecast of surge in production

      Royal Dutch Shell is to hold its dividend unchanged for this year and possibly longer, it said yesterday, in spite of a...

    1. March 17, 2010

      Netherlands labour laws ensured Cook got $7.6m severance pay-off

      Linda Cook, the former head of gas and power at Shell who had been one of the front-runners to replace Jeroen van der Veer...

    2. March 17, 2010

      Location, location

      Way to go. Linda Cook, who left Royal Dutch Shell after losing the race for the top slot, walked away with a tidy $7.6m...

    3. March 16, 2010

      Shell freezes pay-out despite output forecast

      Royal Dutch Shell is to hold its dividend unchanged for this year and possibly longer, it said on Tuesday, in spite of a...

    4. February 24, 2010

      Cook drives on

      Former Royal Dutch Shell executive Linda Cook , who lost out to Peter Voser as chief executive, has joined the board of...

    5. June 9, 2009

      BP's alternative energy chief to go

      The head of BP's alternative energy division is to retire at the end of the month as the company sharply scales back its...

    6. May 30, 2009

      The big name

      Peter Voser Royal Dutch Shell chief executive-designate Peter Voser, the grey-haired veteran of Royal Dutch Shell who will...

    7. May 28, 2009

      Shell plans to simplify its structure in shake-up

      Thousands of jobs are expected to go at Royal Dutch Shell in the restructuring launched by the new chief executive to cut...

    8. May 27, 2009

      Linda's last stand

      The departing Linda Cook stood out among the Royal Dutch Shell directors who answered the barrage of shareholder questions...

    9. May 27, 2009

      Shell showing three into two will go

      Peter Voser, who takes over as chief executive at Royal Dutch Shell on July 1, is not wasting any time in reshaping the...

    10. May 27, 2009

      Shock exit as Shell braces for shake-up

      Royal Dutch Shell is poised to announce a wide-ranging restructuring as its new chief executive starts to tackle the...

    11. May 27, 2009

      Collateral damage

      Leadership contests inevitably have losers, but the news that Linda Cook, passed over for the top job at Royal Dutch Shell,...

    12. May 27, 2009

      Cost cutting to top agenda of incoming Shell chief

      Peter Voser, who takes over as chief executive at Royal Dutch Shell on July 1, is not wasting any time in reshaping the...

    13. May 27, 2009

      Shake-up looms at Shell as head of gas and power division departs

      Royal Dutch Shell is poised to announce a wide-ranging restructuring as its new chief executive starts to tackle the...

    14. May 26, 2009

      Shell showing three into two will go

      Peter Voser, who takes over as chief executive at Royal Dutch Shell on July 1, is not wasting any time in reshaping the...

    15. May 26, 2009

      Shell clears way for senior shake-up

      Royal Dutch Shell cleared the way for a management shake-up under its new chief executive on Tuesday as expectations mounted...

    16. March 18, 2009

      Shell pay packages defy poor stock performance

      Royal Dutch Shell's senior executives were paid sharply higher remuneration last year, although performance in terms of...

    17. March 17, 2009

      Shell reveals $6bn pension hole

      Royal Dutch Shell, Europe’s largest oil group, will have to pay up to $6bn (£4.3bn) to fill the hole in its pension fund, at...

    18. November 20, 2008

      Shake-up speculation fuelled at Shell

      Royal Dutch Shell is considering changing the structure of its top executive team, in a move seen by some analysts as a...

    19. October 30, 2008

      Voser surprise choice to take helm at Shell

      Peter Voser, the chief financial officer of Royal Dutch Shell, has been unexpectedly chosen to lead Europe's biggest oil...

    20. October 30, 2008

      Shell picks Voser as next chief

      Peter Voser, finance chief of Royal Dutch Shell, is the unexpected choice to lead Europe's biggest oil company through what...

    21. October 30, 2008

      Shell opts for 'safe hands' Voser as next chief

      Peter Voser, the chief financial officer of Royal Dutch Shell, is the unexpected choice to lead Europe's biggest oil...

    22. October 30, 2008

      Cook off the boil

      It remains to be seen what the next step will be for Royal Dutch Shell's head of gas and power Linda Cook , after losing...

    23. October 29, 2008

      Voser surprise choice as Shell chief

      Peter Voser, finance chief of Royal Dutch Shell, is the unexpected choice to lead Europe’s biggest oil company through what...

    24. September 23, 2008

      Shell makes move into Iraq

      Royal Dutch Shell has opened an office in Baghdad as Europe's biggest energy company became the first western oil major to...

    25. July 22, 2008

      Cook ahead in Shell's two-horse race

      Royal Dutch Shell is on the brink of a historic step. If, in the following six months or so, it appoints Linda Cook to be...

    26. July 21, 2008

      Cook leads in Shell’s two-horse race

      Royal Dutch Shell is on the brink of a historic step. If, in the following six months or so, it appoints Linda Cook to be...

    27. July 9, 2008

      Shell's queen of the gas fields

      In what now appears to be a two-horse race for the chief executive's job at Royal Dutch Shell, Linda Cook has some...

    28. July 7, 2008

      Cook in pole position in race to be Shell chief

      Linda Cook, the head of gas and power at Royal Dutch Shell, has moved into pole position to be the first woman chief...

    29. May 21, 2008

      Shell investors stage largest rebellion over retention pay

      One in three Royal Dutch Shell shareholders at the oil company's annual meeting yesterday voted against plans to award...

    30. May 21, 2008

      Shell rocked by investor revolt

      Royal Dutch Shell yesterday faced an investor revolt at its annual meeting when just under half of voting shareholders...

    31. May 20, 2008

      Shell investors rebel over retention pay

      Royal Dutch Shell faced an investor revolt at its annual meeting on Tuesday when just under half of voting shareholders...

    32. April 26, 2008

      Alarm at Shell retention awards

      Royal Dutch Shell and several other leading companies stand to feel the wrath of shareholders in coming weeks because of a...

    33. February 21, 2008

      Demand fuels oil industry confidence

      At last week's annual gathering of global oil industry executives and academics at the Cambridge Energy Research Associates...

    34. February 20, 2008

      Demand fuels oil industry confidence

      At last week’s annual gathering of global oil industry executives and academics at the Cambridge Energy Research Associates...

    35. October 8, 2007

      Europe’s top women in business: 20 to 16

      The revelation of the FT’s 2007 power list continues with new entries from NYSE Euronext and Coca Cola. You can read the...

    36. April 24, 2007

      Shell insider likely to be next CEO

      Royal Dutch Shell is likely to appoint an insider as its next chief executive, the company’s chairman said on Tuesday ,...

    37. October 25, 2006

      Women are rising to the top of heavy industry

      It is just like the proverbial London bus. You wait ages for the next female FTSE chief executive to come along and then...

    38. November 29, 2005

      Shell's Bonga starts production

      Royal Dutch Shell yesterday announced the start of oil production from its Bonga field in offshore Nigeria, two years...

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