FCO interaction with Shell

Mika Minio-Paluello made this Freedom of Information request to Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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From: Mika Minio-Paluello

Dear Sir or Madam,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, please provide
the following information:

a) a list of meetings held between FCO ministers or civil servants
and Royal Dutch Shell employees during 2007 and 2008

b) a list of those in attendance during these meetings

c) a list of files, memos or correspondence relating to these
meetings.

Yours faithfully,
Mika Minio-Paluello
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Dear Mika

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. It has been passed to
the relevant section within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deal
with. They will be in touch with you should your request need
clarification.

We received your request on 22 December 2008 and will aim to respond
within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely

Bruce Grenney
Information Rights
Information Management Group | Information & Technology Directorate |
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Tel: 0207 008 1125 | FTN 8008 1125 | Fax: 0207 008 1114 | email:
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Dear Mika,

Please find enclosed the response to your FOI request regarding Royal
Dutch Shell.

Your Sincerely

The Information Rights Team
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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From: Mika Minio-Paluello

Dear Sir or Madam,

thanks you for your response. To help focus my request under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I would like

a) a list of meetings in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 held between FCO
ministers or civil servants and Royal Dutch Shell employees that
relate to Egypt and/or Libya.

b) a list of those in attendance during these meetings.

c) a list of files, memos or correspondence relating to these
meetings.

Yours sincerely,

Mika Minio-Paluello

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Dear Mika

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. It has been passed to
the relevant section within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deal
with. They will be in touch with you should your request need
clarification.

We received your request on 23 January 2009 and will aim to respond within
20 working days.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights
Information Management Group | Information & Technology Directorate |
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
email: [FCO request email]
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Dear Mika Minio-Paluello,

Please find the Foreign and Commonwealths Office response to your request
0076-09.

Your sincerely,

Information Rights Team

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From: Mika Minio-Paluello

Dear Sir or Madam,

Thank you for your useful response.

I would like to request both the minutes and briefing documents for
these meetings relating to Egypt or Libya held between Royal Dutch
Shell employees & FCO staff or ministers:

A) 31 Mar 2005
Location FCO London
Present 2 attendees

B) April 2005
Location Unknown
Present Malcolm Brindred – Shell
+ 1 attendee

C) 6 April 2005
Location Tripoli
Present Anthony Layden – FCO
+ 1 attendee

D) 18 April 2005
Tripoli
Anthony Layden – FCO
+ 1 attendee

E) 26 April 2005
Tripoli
Anthony Layden – FCO
+ 1 attendee

F) 28 April 2005
Tripoli
Anthony Layden – FCO
+ 2 attendees

G) June 2005
Tripoli
+ 2 attendees

H) 26 July 2005
Tripoli
Mark Hope – Shell
+ 1 attendee

I) 21 March 2006
Location British Embassy Tripoli
Present
HRH Prince Wales
Sir Derek Plumbly – FCO
Zailul Rahim Mohamed Zain – Shell

J) 13 February 2007
Location Tripoli
Present :
Vincent Fean – FCO
Mark Hope – Shell
+ 1 attendee

K) 3 October 2007
Location Unknown
Present David Miliband – FCO, Malcolm Brindred - Shell

Yours sincerely,

Mika Minio-Paluello

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FOI Request, Ref: 0478-09

Dear Mika Minio-Paluello

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. It has been passed to the relevant section within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deal with. They will be in touch with you should your request need clarification.

We received your request on the 17th June 2009 and will aim to respond within 20 working days.

Yours

Henry Leitch

Information Management Group
Information Rights Team

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Emily
Emily Summers / North Africa Team / Middle East & North Africa Directorate
/ Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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Dear Mika Minio-Paluello,

Please find attached an electronic letter providing an update on the
progress of your FOI request (ref: 0478-09).

Kind regards

Robert Brooks
Desk Officer for Algeria and Tunisia
tel: 020 7008 2468
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Dear Mika,

Please find attached a response to your FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

Near East North Africa Correspondence
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Dear Mika

Please find attached our response to your FOI request.

Regards

Emily
Emily Summers / Open Government Liaison Officer / North Africa Team /
Middle East & North Africa Directorate / Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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