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Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...drilling vessel planned for the Chukchi is the Polar Pioneer, owned by Transocean Ltd., said Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith."Today's filing is not a final decision to drill next summer, but it does preserve the option," he said by email...
Shell rigs in Kodiak, Seward; Endeavour work lingers

...the joint U.S. Coast Guard and Shell team managing the Kulluk grounding incident. Meanwhile, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said the Kulluk will not be moved from the bay until the tanner crab fishery, now under way in the area, has closed...
Kulluk in stable condition

...something to report, I presume, that will be reported as appropriate."He referred other questions to Shell. Spokesman Curtis Smith said he did not have new information to pass on. Details of future actions will depend on the outcome of ongoing assessments...
Drill ship pulled from rocks

...and recovery crews who were safe and meticulous in their effort to move the Kulluk offshore," Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith said by email.The vessel will remain in the bay 43 miles southwest of the city of Kodiak until inspectors review its...
Shell hopes to move forward with offshore drilling

...for a report to be completed before releasing details of how the containment dome was damaged. Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith said by email the company had no details to report Friday. At stake are Arctic offshore reserves that could relieve...
Grounding prompts federal assessment of Arctic drilling

...Fisheries and the Coast Guard, also announced he would conduct a hearing on the grounding.Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith said the company welcomes the Interior Department review and that it would help strengthen the Alaska program. Shell...
TV News Anchor comes home to tape Hobo Jim documentary

Soldotna High School graduate Curtis Smith, KTUU Channel 2 TV News anchor, was on the Peninsula...and family that I just don't get sick of," said Curtis Smith speaking about the land, "Where legends are born...
Interior to process Shell permit

...Shell is still assessing the decision, announced Dec. 1, but "we see it as a positive signal," Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said. Shell also hopes to explore leases it holds in the Chukchi Sea, but decided to focus on one well the Beaufort...
Another glitch for Chukchi Sea offshore exploration

...the current SEIS. "Our problem with this is that the Department of the Interior keeps moving the goal posts," said Curtis Smith, a spokesman for Shell Oil. Shell is one of several companies interested in drilling on leases acquired in OCS sale...
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Rain helps Birch Ridge Golf Course, doesn't deter golfers

...inches, from the hole on Nos. 6/15 was Murphy (Curtis) Smith. Scott Kempf nuzzled his ball within 23.25 inches...Chenault - 59 Pat Cowan/Jennifer Cowan/Tim Cowan/Curtis Smith - 61 Darell Jelsma/Jay Kriner/Charlie Weimer/Mike...


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