Shell Rhodesia (PVT) Ltd

Shell Rhodesia (PVT) Ltd

Shell Rhodesia (PVT) Ltd was controlled by Shell Petroleum Company, Ltd. and Bataafse Petroleum Maatschappij NV (now Shell Petroleum, NV) Netherlands.

With the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI), sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council on Rhodesia on 16th December, 1966 (extended in 1968 to a total economic boycott) saw oil directed from South Africa into Rhodesia in violation of the sanctions by British companies Shell and BP in arrangement with Caltex and Mobil.

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