shell's arctic drilling campaign

Friday, March 27, 2015

Shell Moves Rigs to Alaska Ahead of Possible Drilling Permit

Royal Dutch Shell is moving oil rigs to Alaska ahead of the possible resumption of controversial drilling activities as the oil major awaits the green light

March 27, 2015
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Maritime News

Environmental Groups Sue Port of Seattle Over Shell’s Arctic Oil Fleet

A coalition of environmental groups sued the Port of Seattle on Monday to stop the lease of a terminal to Royal Dutch Shell Plc's Arctic oil drilling fleet,

March 3, 2015
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Noble In $12.2 Million Settlement with DOJ Over Alaska Drilling

Drilling contractor Noble Corporation PLC on Monday said it paid $12.2 million to settle felony charges by the U.S. Department of Justice related to safety,

December 9, 2014
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Shell Seeks U.S. Arctic Drilling Extension

Royal Dutch Shell is asking the Obama administration for five more years to explore for oil off Alaska’s coast, saying set backs and legal delays may push

October 28, 2014
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Monday, October 27, 2014
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Maritime News

Shell Seeks More Time to Fulfill Arctic Ambitions

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is asking the Obama administration for five more years to explore for oil off Alaska’s coast, saying set backs and legal delays may

October 27, 2014
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Friday, August 29, 2014

Shell Submits Revised Arctic Drilling Plan – Report

Aug 29 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc has sought permission from the U.S. government to drill in the Arctic Ocean and is keeping open the possibility

August 29, 2014
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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Shell Postpones Alaska Offshore Drilling Amid Spending Cuts

Royal Dutch Shell Plc Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden promised to slash capital spending and accelerate asset sales to revive earnings at Europe’s

January 30, 2014
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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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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

U.S. Coast Guard Concludes Kulluk Hearings

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday said it has wrapped up its formal marine casualty investigation hearing on the contributing causes that led to the grounding

June 5, 2013
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Monday, May 20, 2013
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Kulluk Hearing Kicks Off in Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday is kicking off its formal marine casualty investigation hearing into the December 31 grounding of Shell's Kulluk drilling rig on

May 20, 2013
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Shell to Name New Arctic Head – Source

Shell to name Ann Pickard as head of its Arctic operations, moving her from the helm of the company's Australian

April 30, 2013
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Kulluk Rig Gets Loaded for Asia

On Tuesday March 19, 2013, Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig was loaded onboard the Chinese heavy lift ship, Xiang Rui Kou, in Captain’s Bay, Unalaska in

March 20, 2013
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Friday, March 15, 2013
kulluk aground

Dept of Interior Releases Scathing Report on Shell’s 2012 Arctic Program

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Thursday released the findings of a Departmental review of Shell’s troubled 2012 Arctic operations,

March 15, 2013
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Friday, March 8, 2013

Move Over Shell, ConocoPhillips Looking to Drill in the Chukchi Sea in 2014

ConocoPhillips on Thursday revealed that it is moving ahead with plans to drill up to two exploratory wells in Alaska’s arctic waters in 2014 where rival

March 8, 2013
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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Kulluk Rig Ready to Move

ANCHORAGE, AK — The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday said it has lifted the order restricting the movement of Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig from Kiliuda

February 21, 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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Shell’s Damaged Kulluk Rig Heading to Asia for Repairs

In fact, Shell is sending both Alaskan rigs to Asia for repairs By Brian Swint (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc sent two of its drill rigs in Alaska

February 12, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Shell CEO: Both Arctic Drilling Rigs Need Work and Further Evaluation

LONDON–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN) Chief Executive Peter Voser said Thursday that both its Alaska drilling rigs need more work before they

January 31, 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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Friday, January 11, 2013

Shell Says Kulluk Tow Was Motivated by Alaska Tax Bill [UPDATE]

By Jim Snyder Avoiding a state tax played a role in Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s decision to move a drilling rig from Alaska waters, though the company said

January 11, 2013
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