07 Jun '12, 4pm

Probably too good to be true: Mini oil rig causes massive booze spill at Shell execs’ party #partyfoul

Probably too good to be true: Mini oil rig causes massive booze spill at Shell execs’ party #partyfoul

IMPORTANT UPDATE: This smelled kinda like oil-soaked fish to us (and a lot of the internet), so I called Shell, and a spokesperson told me in no uncertain terms “I can confirm that this was not a Shell event.” You may still want to watch the video, but view it as a delightful exercise in alternate-universe fantasy, where bad guys always get their comeuppance and the Yes Men (probably) dole out poetic justice to all. Original post preserved below, for transparency and also having some funny jokes in it. Royal Dutch Shell executives were so excited about ravaging the Arctic (so the story goes , anyway) that they threw a fancy party, complete with a miniature liquor dispenser built to look like an oil rig. Which promptly malfunctioned and coated elderly guests with booze. Karma’s a bitch. (Best part of this video is at about 00:41: “Turn it off.” “I can’t turn it off!”) Logan...

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