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Shell to offer 16 weeks of paid maternity leave to employees

Shell recenly announced on its website that it will be the first major integrated oil and gas company to introduce a new global standard of 16 weeks paid maternity leave.

The move by the company appears to be a strategy to attract and keep female employees.

Southeast Texas energy companies gassing up to drive global LNG market

The longtime fear among Baltic nations has been that Russia will use energy as a political weapon, cutting their natural gas supply. But in the future, that may no longer be leverage the superpower can use against the post-Soviet states, with a shale boom that has made the United States a major player in the LNG export market.