A company spokeswoman claims no contract has been signed with MBA but admits the company is having "further discussions" with the London shop and is not talking to other agencies.
Reports that Texan agency Focus and TBWA will also work on the project in the U.S. and East Asia are unfounded, she says. "Shell Chemicals has been looking at its global communications and no decision has been made on that at all," she stresses.
The project is likely to include the creation of a global identity and advertising.
Copyright April 1998, Crain Communications Inc.