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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...activities and oil spills.Royal Dutch Shell PLC began exploratory drilling on offshore leases in 2012 in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company is considering drilling again this summer in the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
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Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...Chukchi Sea rather than one in the Chukchi and one in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north Coast.The presence of two vessels...pilot holes and dug mudline cellars in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-28/shell-files-revised-arctic-offshore-
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Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...the challenging Arctic conditions to the north where it was conducting pre-production drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.In the Kulluk grounding, the Coast Guard report says sufficient evidence exists for other authorities to consider...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/report-poor-management-led-to-shell-
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Shell looks for silver linings in decision to cancel 2014 drill season

...years. For all that, the company has two test wells partly drilled in 2012, one in the Chukchi Sea and one in the Beaufort Sea.Shell's latest setback is the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal ruling invalidating part of the environmental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-02/shell-looks-for-silver-linings-in-de
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State, DOE map plan for methane hydrate testing

...the Prudhoe field and are unleased. The state has withdrawn the tracts from the upcoming fall North Slope onshore and Beaufort Sea lease sales, Barron said. "These tracts were selected due to their potential to support methane hydrate research...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-13/state-doe-map-plan-for-methane-hydra
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Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...Management James Kendall said the Interior Department agency has lease sales planned for the Chukchi Sea in 2016 and for the Beaufort Sea in 2017. In total, more than 125 million acres in the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf, or OCS, region are expected...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-04/noting-alaskas-role-hagel-unveils-fi
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No sign of hull breach in Shell drilling vessel

...recently had undergone $292 million in improvements before being put into service for a short time this past summer in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast.Stormy weather eased Tuesday with waves 25 to 30 feet and winds reduced to about 35 mph...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-01/no-sign-of-hull-breach-in-shell-dril
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Drill ship pulled from rocks

...reinforced steel hull that allows it to operate in ice. Its derrick rises 160 feet. The barge drilled last year in the Beaufort Sea and was headed to Seattle for upgrades and maintenance when it ran into trouble.Its towing vessel, the 360-foot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-07/drill-ship-pulled-from-rocks
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Salazar says Interior will process Shell's Beaufort Sea drilling permit for 2011

...exploration well in the company's Beaufort Sea federal offshore leases next summer...decided to focus on one well the Beaufort Sea in 2011. The company is primarily...permits for exploration in the Beaufort Sea next summer. The Arctic announcement...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120110/new_744083842.shtml
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Interior to process Shell permit

...exploration well in the company's Beaufort Sea federal offshore leases next summer...decided to focus on one well the Beaufort Sea in 2011. The company is primarily...permits for exploration in the Beaufort Sea next summer. The Arctic announcement...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120210/new_744626968.shtml
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