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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can...drill rigs are on their way to the Chukchi sea. The drill sites are on the the Aleutian Islands for the Chukchi Sea. Under the direction of a registered...
Environmental groups to challenge Arctic lease sale again

...exploratory wells this summer.The groups have twice obtained court rulings that said environmental analysis preceding the Chukchi Sea sale was flawed. The Department of Interior in March concluded that it had corrected mistakes.Erik Grafe, and attorney...
Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...the group is to promote the Norwegian oil and gas industry in overseas markets.Norway already has interest in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. Statoil, the oil company partially owned by the Norwegian government, was the successful...
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

...Monday approved the multi-year exploration plan in the Chukchi Sea for Shell after reviewing thousands of comments from...the other.Shell has said the two ships will leave the Chukchi Sea at the end of each drilling season.Arctic offshore...
Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

...reviewing the city's interpretation.Shell is considering offshore exploratory drilling again this summer in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can get the necessary permits. The company has argued that its planned activities...
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap transportation issues, not drilling. The company hopes to resume exploratory offshore drilling this year in the Chukchi Sea.The Interior Department is in the process of deciding whether to grant the necessary drilling permits to Shell. Smith...
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...She spent the weekend attached to the ship in an environmental protest against Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska. The oil company's proposal also has drawn large protests in Seattle, where a massive...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...registered a temperature of 96 degrees F on June 29. The normal high for Kivalina, way north of the Arctic Circle on the Chukchi Sea coast, is in the low 50s. Temperatures in the Interior were 6 to 10 degrees warmer than the June average.In late...
What others say: Shell, Foss right to stand up to Seattle socialist

...Maritime and thereby prohibit Shell from parking the Polar Pioneer drill rig at Terminal 5 before it is towed to the Chukchi Sea this summer.Foss is appealing an interpretation by the Seattle Department of Planning and Development that declared...
What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...7 billion in preparing to recover this oil, and plans to drill up to four exploratory wells over two years in the Chukchi Sea to determine whether there are commercial quantities of oil and gas.Why is Shell preparing its rigs in Seattle and...


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