It's not a question of if but when Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) makes a bid for InterOil (IOC -1%),...

|About: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A)|By:, SA News Editor
It's not a question of if but when Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) makes a bid for InterOil (IOC -1%), Resourcearb writes. Shell's options have dwindled, he says, and its tactics have become more transparent, "which should give InterOil bulls more confidence that the likely next move for Shell is a takeover attempt." IOC slid 14% last week on chatter of waning interest from Shell.