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Interior Department curbs future Arctic offshore drilling

...the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast and the Beaufort Sea off the state's north coast will not be included in...Arctic waters will not be extended, she added.The Beaufort Sea leases are set to expire in 2017, and the Chukchi Sea...
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...Department of the Interior to reconsider its actions and continue to promote oil and gas exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas."The complaint, a joint document of the House and Senate, is not a binding document and is a de facto letter of...
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Shell says it will cease Alaska offshore Arctic drilling

...Alaska, the company said. Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on Arctic offshore development in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. Monday was Shell's final day to drill this year in petroleum-bearing rock under its federal permit. Regulators...
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling drill in the Chukchi Sea for the first time in 24 years.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Chukchi and Beaufort seas hold 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Oil will continue to be needed as the United States transitions to more...
Groups seek to end Arctic Ocean drilling

...development in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas and was dogged at every regulatory...for crude run through 2017 in the Beaufort Sea and through 2020 in the Chukchi...2017. Both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas could be included in the federal...
Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...need to examine," he said.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that American Arctic waters in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas contain 26 billion barrels or more of recoverable oil.The Arctic's vast oil and gas potential is exactly what worries...
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...great petroleum reserves. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Arctic offshore drilling is strongly supported by elected officials in Alaska...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean $2.1 billion on Chukchi Sea leases in 2008 and has spent upward of $7 billion on exploration there and in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast.Shell hopes to drill two exploration wells during the short 2015 open-water season...
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...Alaska's accelerated global warming.Located seventy-five miles north of the Arctic Circle along the banks of the Beaufort Sea lies Arctic Village, Alaska. Arctic Village in northeast Alaska is home to the northern most of all North American...
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap

...the U.S. Geological Survey at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Shell in 2012 used the Kulluk to drill in the Beaufort Sea and the Noble Discoverer to drill in the Chukchi.At the conclusion of the open water season, Shell towed the Kulluk...


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