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Shell 'defers downstream IT investment' - report

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc RDSa.LRDSb.L is to delay investments in information technology systems at its downstream oil refining and fuel marketing unit to cut costs, a Shell protestors' website said on Friday, citing a leaked internal email.

The Royaldutchshellplc.com website said U.S., Brazil, Argentina and Chile units would be affected.

No one at Shell was immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Tom Bergin; Editing by Greg Mahlich)

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