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Damaged AK floating drill rig to be sent to Asia

Damaged AK floating drill rig to be sent to AsiaA Shell Alaska spokesman says a damaged floating drill rig and a drill ship will be "dry towed" to shipyards in Asia for assessments and repairs.

Stranded Shell drill vessel won’t face state tax

Stranded Shell drill vessel won’t face state taxThe Alaska Department of Revenue says it won't be charging state property tax on a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill vessel anchored within a Kodiak Island bay.

Parnell expresses concern about Artic review

Gov. Sean Parnell says that if Arctic offshore exploration off Alaska is shut down this summer, the action "condemns" the region for decades.

Feige introduces ‘Lucy Lawless bill’

Feige introduces ‘Lucy Lawless bill’An Alaska lawmaker has introduced legislation that would make it a felony to interfere with permitted oil and gas, timber or other development projects.

Environmentalists push against Shell’s Arctic drilling plan

Environmentalists push against Shell’s Arctic drilling planEnvironmentalists from Alaska are hoping to persuade Congressional staffers Shell Oil should not continue its drilling operation in the Arctic this summer.

Shell drill ship breaks loose from tow vessels, runs aground

Shell drill ship breaks loose from tow vessels, runs agroundA Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill ship has again broke loose from two towing vessels in a Gulf of Alaska storm and run aground on Sitkalidak Island.

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problems

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problemsCoast Guard Spokesman David Mosley in Anchorage says the tug Aiviq began experiencing engine problems late last night. He says it has enough power to maintain its current position, about 48 hours from landfall.

Coast Guard finds safety violations on Shell rig

Coast Guard finds safety violations on Shell rigShell’s Noble Discoverer drill rig has had several high-profile mishaps in 2012. Now, the Coast Guard says it found problems with the rig's on-board systems during an emergency inspection in Seward.

Shell’s oil spill containment gear ‘crushed like a beer can’ in testing

Shell’s oil spill containment gear ‘crushed like a beer can’ in testingIn September, a key test of underwater oil-spill equipment was a spectacular failure.

Ice prompts Shell to halt Arctic drilling

Shell has paused its drilling operation in the Arctic just a day after starting.
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