Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDSA): Closing price $70.34
Ukraine signs a $10 billion shale gas arrangement with Shell on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, thus making a major move away from its dependence upon Russian gas supplies, with the largest contract yet to tap shale gas in Europe and also the biggest single foreign investment by the former Soviet republic. Thus far, Shell has not publicly confirmed the deal, but the Ukrainian government signed off on it on Wednesday.
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