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Does Drilling in ANWR Make More Sense than the Alaskan Offshore?

At this writing, Shell Oil is awaiting final permits from the Department of the Interior and EPA for drill two of five wells in the Arctic Ocean offshore Alaska that were originally planned for 2012. Later than normal breakup of … Continue reading

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Ice Pack Delays Shell’s Arctic Drilling Program #rsrh

About that disappearing ice cap… Ice delays Shell Alaska drilling HOUSTON — Heavier than expected ice in Arctic waters off Alaska will likely delay until August Shell’s long-anticipated exploration drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, a company spokesman said … Continue reading

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EPA Ruling Kills Shell’s Plans to Drill Offshore Alaska

A ruling by the Environmental Appeals Board of the EPA has scuttled Shell Oil Company’s plan to drill its initial exploratory test in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. This is at least the second time drilling has been deferred or delayed due … Continue reading

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