Shell’s Arctic drill rigs have picked up some unwelcome guests on their trip across the Pacific Ocean.
Their message was less about Exxon and tanker safety than it was about Shell and its plans to drill in the Chukchi Sea.
Lisa Murkowski pressed Shell’s case to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a Senate hearing. Murkowski says Shell needs certainty to continue to invest billions of dollars in its Arctic operations.
The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell says the company intends to return to the Chukchi Sea this summer to drill exploratory wells.
Shell filed a new plan to explore the Chukchi Sea with federal regulators in Anchorage.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the environmental assessment behind a massive oil lease sale off Alaska’s northern coast is faulty.
It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.
Shell's Kulluk drill rig is almost ready to leave Alaska waters.
Shell’s damaged Kulluk drill rig has arrived in Unalaska, a week after leaving Kodiak.
After a troubled 2012 Arctic drilling season, Shell Oil has announced it won’t be drilling this summer.