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With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling

...Alaska - Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean

...of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced that it approved the permit to drill below the ocean floor after the oil giant brought in a required piece of equipment to stop a possible well blowout.The agency previously allowed Shell to begin...
Before Gulf spill, Shell touted Arctic drilling safety

...earlier this year that they could drill safely offshore in the state's pristine Arctic waters. A representative for the oil giant also blasted federal environmental regulators for what he described as an overly cumbersome permitting process. "We...

...activities" on 4,278 of 4,376 miles of shoreline in the response area. State and local officials say the London-based oil giant still has plenty left to do."We still see a lot of oil out there," said P.J. Hahn, director of Plaquemines Parish's...
Future bright for Chevron

...representatives, including some top echelon executives, turned out to hear Chevron?s top Alaska manager describe the oil giant?s position in the state and its plans for future development. Chevron?s Steve Wright, Alaska asset development...
Nov. 15, 2001 Alaska Newspapers Inc. on the Exxon Valdez punitive damage decision

...a federal appeals court that a $5 billion punitive damage award for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill is too much. The oil giant claims it has made up for its error by helping Prince William Sound recover. It says it has already spent more than...
Pay attention to ExxonMobil

...interest groups hanging low with them. They continue to give money and state that they are not. ExxonMobil is also the only oil giant that doesn't contribute to renewable energy resources. Let's pay attention to what is coming up in the news. I understand...
ACES battle looms

...We didn't do out work." Wagoner said he also was upset that efforts to have Ex-xon's presenter reveal what the oil giant makes in Alaska were deflected. "We have a right to know what Exxon makes," he said. "BP and ConocoPhillips report...
Shutdown an act of God?

...oil field. As a result, some questions may linger, legal and industry analysts say. If BP was negligent the British oil giant has accepted responsibility for the lack of upkeep that led to shutdown does this really qualify as an unforeseen circumstance? As...
Shell nearly finished modifying Arctic drill ship

...Wells manager. "So in essence, you have a big drilling rig on a hull that's shaped like an ice-breaker." If the oil giant gets its final federal permits and overcomes court challenges by environmental groups, the Kulluk and a second drill...


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