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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can only...
Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...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 bidder on 16 tracts in...
Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

...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 at the terminal - such as...
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap

ANCHORAGE - As Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeks permits for exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast, a federal agency has concluded the company underestimated risk the last time it moved drill rigs to Arctic waters.A National...

...Sitka and Ketchikan.The fourth recipient was Rico Worl's Trickster Company in downtown Juneau, which offers Northwest Coast art and design.Still a startup, Worl's shop carries his own art and designs, as well as art from his sister...
Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones use two drill vessels for exploratory drilling this summer on federal leases in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. A Shell manager testified Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on its Arctic project.Arctic drilling is strongly...
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Shell hopes to use for exploratory drilling during the summer open water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can obtain all necessary permits.Shell last drilled in Arctic Ocean waters in 2012.Using two vessels, the...
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...on an Alaska coastal community.Jewell visited Kivalina, a village of 370 on a barrier island just off Alaska's northwest coast, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Once protected from early winter storms by a natural barrier of sea...

...environmental groups sued Monday to throw out a federal agency rule that concludes oil exploration off Alaska's northwest coast has a negligible effect on walrus.The groups claim the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has understated the effects...
Art auction draws a crowd

...before the auction and featured northwest coast fashions that included a salmon...a regional hub in Juneau for northwest coast art."We are going to make this the northwest coast art capital of the world...
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