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Shell Arctic Drilling

Shell Can Start Drill Prep Off Alaska's Coast

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been given a permit to begin preparation work at exploratory drilling sites in the Chukchi Sea off...

'Curtain Of Opportunity For 2012' Closing On Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 10.15.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Shell Oil's delay in drilling Arctic Ocean exploratory wells off Alaska's northern shores is not due to heavy ice or federa...

Walking the Waters: How to Bring the Major Oil Companies Ashore and Halt the Destruction of Our Oceans

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

The Obama administration has been fast-tracking Shell's dangerous drilling plan, while paying remarkably little attention to the ecological fears it raises and the potential devastation a major spill or spills would cause to the native peoples of the north.

Shell Scales Back Arctic Drilling Plans

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 09.30.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Shell Oil Co. says it has downsized its plan for off-shore drilling in the Arctic this year. Shell now hopes...

Lifting the Anchor on Change

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

In the years to come, when we look back at the lost mooring of a Shell drill ship, we can say that this was when we lifted our collective anchor and set course for a green, sustainable and peaceful society. This must be our turning point.

Alaska Protesters Urge EPA to Reject Shell Permit Waiver

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a dozen Alaskans rallied Monday outside the Anchorage federal building to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to...

1 Million Names, Legal Threat Spur Arctic Campaign

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.20.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Yesterday I was served with an urgent notice from Shell, the world's wealthiest oil company, whom in the past weeks we have been vigorously and prominently campaigning against in our Save The Arctic drive.

Shell Oil Ship Mishap In Alaska Fuels Concerns

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Shell Oil drilling ship that slipped its anchor in Alaska's Dutch Harbor raises serious concerns about the company's abil...

The Arctic and Niger Should Go Together When We Talk About Shell's Drilling

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

We cannot talk about Deepwater Horizon without also talking about Exxon Valdez. Similarly, from now on we must always put two words -- Arctic and Niger -- together when we talk about Shell's drilling.

Dear Shell: Please Be Honest About Risks from Your Arctic Ocean Oil Drilling This Summer

Richard Steiner | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

It seems important that Shell clarifies, on the public record, these issues before a serious problem develops with its offshore exploratory drilling this summer in the Arctic Ocean.

Environmental Groups Push Back Against Shell Arctic Permits

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Environmental and Alaska Native groups on Wednesday appealed an air permit granted by the Environmental Protection Agency t...

Lucia Graves

Anti-Arctic Drilling Activists Swarm The White House | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Because sometimes to get your point across you need to dress up as an Arctic Tern, scores of anti-drilling activists on Tuesday gathered...

Shell Arctic Spill Response Plan Approved

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal offshore drilling regulators on Wednesday approved Shell Oil's spill response plan for exploratory drilling in the ...

Shell Wants to Sail With a Record That Is Totally Stale

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

If you care about the arctic, and want to stop Shell from going there, first, stop hoping that Obama will do something. He won't.

Shell Wins Approval Of Arctic Spill Response Plan

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Shell Oil cleared one of the last remaining hurdles to Arctic offshore drilling Friday as the federal government said it ha...

EPA Board Rejects Appeal Of Shell Arctic permit

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's quest to drill exploratory wells in Arctic waters has received a boost with the affirmation that its fe...

EPA Grants Permit, Shell Takes One Step Closer To Arctic Drilling

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Shell Oil Co. on Monday took a step closer to tapping vast petroleum reserves off Alaska's Arctic coasts when the federal Environ...

Don't Allow Shell Oil to Destroy America's Arctic

Cindy Shogan | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
Cindy Shogan

The Inupiat people of Alaska's North Slope stand to lose everything if Shell is allowed to drill in Arctic waters. For thousands of years, they have survived off the bounty of "their garden," which is home to polar bears, bowhead whales, ice seals, walrus and so much more.

A Battle for the Earth's Last Remaining Frontier

Philip Radford | Posted 07.10.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

Tomorrow Hillary Clinton will fly to picturesque Greenland to discuss how spill response equipment might work in one of the world's most beautiful environments: the Arctic. I can save her the trip. It won't.

Shell To Submit Arctic Offshore Drilling Plan

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 07.02.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Shell Oil will apply to drill up to five wells off Alaska's shore next year under an exploration plan to be submitted to federal ...

Shell Drops Arctic Drilling Plans This Year

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Shell Alaska has dropped plans to drill in the Arctic waters of the Beaufort Sea this year and will concentrate on obtaining...

EPA Board Halts Shell's Arctic Drilling

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Native and conservation groups have succeeded in challenging clean air permits granted to Shell Oil to drill explorat...

Alaska Sues Feds To Lift Arctic Drilling Suspension

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell says the state is suing to overturn the federal suspension of offshore drilling in Arctic Ocean wat...

Shell Arctic Drilling Plan Gets Court Approval

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal appeals court Thursday removed a legal challenge standing in the way of Shell Oil's plans to drill wells off Alask...