Monday, September 30, 2013

Russia to Charge Greenpeace Activists Over Arctic Protest

“Charges will be filed shortly,” the Investigative Committee in Moscow said on its website today, although they seem to be backing away from the

September 30, 2013
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Monday, September 9, 2013

U.S. EPA Fines Shell for Arctic Air Pollution Violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined units of Royal Dutch Shell more than $1 million over violations of the company’s Clean Air Act permits

September 9, 2013
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Monday, August 26, 2013

Russian Authorities Board Greenpeace Protest Ship in Arctic

Greenpeace accused Russia on Monday of trying to block its protest against offshore drilling in the mineral-rich but ecologically fragile Arctic after Russian

August 26, 2013
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Friday, May 31, 2013
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Energy Executives Tune Out The Call Of The Wild Arctic

By Balazs Koranyi NY-AALESUND, Norway, May 31 (Reuters) – The high Arctic, once the irresistible frontier for oil and gas exploration, is quickly losing

May 31, 2013
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Sunday, April 21, 2013
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Norway’s Ruling Party Backs Drilling Off Picturesque Lofoten Islands

OSLO, April 21 (Reuters) – Norway took a major step towards opening up an environmentally sensitive Arctic area to oil and gas exploration when the

April 21, 2013
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Thursday, April 11, 2013

ConocoPhillips Halts Chukchi Plans as U.S. Reviews Arctic Drilling

By Edward Klump (Bloomberg) — ConocoPhillips, the largest U.S. independent oil and natural gas producer, put its plans to explore in Alaska’s

April 11, 2013
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Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Battered by 2008 Economic Meltdown, Iceland Welcomes Expansion of Arctic Offshore Exploration

March 22 (Bloomberg) — Iceland, which issued its first oil and gas exploration licenses this year, will probably order more supply vessels from Norway as

March 24, 2013
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Shell Throws in the Towel on Alaska Drilling for 2013 [UPDATE]

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc will not drill for oil in Alaska’s Arctic seas this year, the company

February 27, 2013
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Big Oil and The Draw of The Arctic

By Yereth Rosen and Gwladys Fouche ANCHORAGE/OSLO, Feb 12 (Reuters) – It may not be this year, but Royal Dutch/Shell and other oil companies will be back

February 12, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
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Environmentalists Say Arctic Nations’ Oil Spill Plans are Too Vague and Little Practical Value

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Plans by Arctic nations to start cooperating over oil spills are vague and fail to

February 4, 2013
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Norwegian Regulators Sharpen Focus on Offshore Drillers and Arctic Safety

By Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Oil companies are overlooking some vital safety issues when preparing to drill in frontier Arctic

January 16, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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UK Government Rejects Call to Halt Arctic Drilling Plans

LONDON–The U.K. government has rejected lawmakers’ calls for a halt to Arctic oil and gas drilling, despite renewed safety concerns following the

January 15, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Jan Mayen Island is Likely Too Remote and Risky For Offshore Drilling Says Norway

Oil and gas exploration off Norway’s Jan Mayen Island, due to be opened up to drillers this year, poses “significant environmental

January 10, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
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Shell’s Arctic Drilling Containment Dome Repaired

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN) has repaired a piece of safety equipment intended for its Arctic drilling program and will soon ask U.S. regulators to

January 3, 2013
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Thursday, December 27, 2012
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US Coast Guard Notes Safety and Propulsion Deficiencies on Arctic-Bound Drillship

Noble Corp. (NE) said it is working to rectify deficiencies and maintenance issues the U.S. Coast Guard found with its Noble Discoverer drillship, located

December 27, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Soviet Nuclear Waste Dump Poses Threat to Arctic Drilling

The Kara Sea, a body of Arctic waters so remote that the Soviet Union used it as an atomic- waste dump for more than 25 years, has become the

September 25, 2012
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Thursday, September 20, 2012

British Lawmakers Seek Arctic Drilling Moratorium

With Royal Dutch Shell and Cairn Energy’s failed attempts at finding recoverable oil and gas in the arctic this year, along with a record breaking ice

September 20, 2012
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Shell Arctic Exit Underscores Risks, Environmentalists Say

(Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s decision to abandon oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic waters this year underscores the risks of working

September 18, 2012
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Greenpeace Writes to Russian President, Expresses Concerns About Arctic Drilling [LETTER]

Dear Mr. President, I write these lines to you on board the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise, as we leave the Russian economic zone waters north of the Kola

August 30, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Foss to Build First-In-Class Arctic Tugs

Foss Maritime on Tuesday announced plans to build the first three vessels of its new Arctic Class of tugs as the company responds to growing demand and new

August 28, 2012
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