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IN TODAY'S Energy Briefs: Shell strike backed; S&P warns on oil; Austin pleased in Pierre drills; US AGs subpoenaed; Petronas LNG rated; Essar seeks CSG boost; US bloodletting continues; Brexit may help UK shale gas; Algeria commitment; BP's $20M fine upheld; 88E blames Brexit for 'please explain'; Armour in halt; and OBL finds funding help.

Royal Dutch Shell

Up to seven of Shell's North Sea platforms could be hit by the first UK strike action in 10 years after Wood Group employees working on the facilities voted yesterday in favour of