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Shell Alaska Drilling

Shell To Stop Drilling In Alaska In 2014

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Shell, Europe's largest oil company, will stop drilling for oil in Alaska this year as it cuts back on investments and tries to rev...

Shell Starts Exploratory Drilling In Beaufort Sea

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Shell Oil says it has begun exploratory drilling in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast as it continues to drill in t...

Shell Remains Persistent Despite Arctic Setbacks

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 11.30.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The stars lined up — almost — for Shell Oil to drill exploratory wells this year in waters off Alaska's north coast. ...

Shell Safety System Problems Plague Alaska Plans

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Safety equipment that Shell Oil volunteered to put into place for drilling off the coast of Alaska is complicating the comp...

Shell Admits Arctic Drilling Defeat, For Now

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

* Arctic seen having 30 pct of undiscovered gas; 13 pct oil * Containment dome to catch spilled oil damaged during test...

Shell Scraps Offshore Drilling Plans

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Monday it will no longer seek oil off the coast of Alaska this year after suffering several setbacks. ...

Shell Begins Drilling in the Chukchi Sea: The Details and the Risks

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 11.10.2012 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

There are many questions to be asked about why our demand for hydrocarbon-based fuels is so great that we are now drilling for hydrocarbons in some of the most harsh conditions in the world.

Conservation Groups Sue Over Arctic Spill Response Plans

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups sued the federal government Tuesday over its approval of oil spill response plans for an Ar...

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.

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...