Civil servants attend a 2 day Shell course on energy policy.

Guardian: “Senior Whitehall officials from 10 government departments and agencies attended exclusive “training courses” laid on by Shell over two days at its London headquarters…”“… according to documents released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) following a freedom of information request. The documents show that in June this year and last, “30-40 mid- to senior-level civil servants” attended the two-day “Shell energy course for Whitehall”, laid on at the energy giant’s expense at its UK head office on London’s South Bank. …Decc confirmed that 12 of its civil servants attended this year’s event and that Shell is the only company or organisation providing such “training” to its officials.”