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The Observer: Shell shock


Nick Mathiason
Sunday June 27, 2004

Execs at Shell will be praying for fine weather tomorrow. The accident-prone company's AGM is in the morning in Docklands with a higher-than-usual quota of fund managers intending to turn up with awkward questions. With a journey time of just two hours from the Excel centre to the centre court, a rain-free day should entice troublemakers away well before chairman Lord Oxburgh runs out of prepared answers, a point rammed home to Cheapside by several of the City's finest. But his lordship can expect extra vitriol if it rains.,6903,1247941,00.html

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