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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.
Pioneer Potluck: About big bodies of water and whales

...changed through the years. The sunken landing craft for a dock is gone and a wonderful large dock in its place. The oil rigs in the Inlet have multiplied, produced oil and some are shut down now. I still get great joy in showing newcomers and...
Mayor has shown resolve, accountability, integrity

...the first platform in the Cook Inlet, the pipelines in North Kenai and the Cook Inlet, and as a truck driver moving oil rigs for exploration. Later, I started my own business ? forty years of employees, payrolls, sales and property taxes...

...Among the recent provocative actions cited by the U.S. and ASEAN members was China's deployment of a deep-sea oil rig in early May near the Paracel islands, which are claimed by both Hanoi and Beijing. Although the Chinese removed the...
State actions destroyed profitable fisheries

...oil leases the private sector hasn't got a chance. They wanted to make Cook Inlet look like the Gulf of Mexico with oil rigs all down Shelikoff Strait. The State never sold many oil leases in lower Cook Inlet because there is little oil there...
Safeguard Bristol Bay watershed

...that had been sold a few years prior, and I am grateful for that effort, which has effectively kept the horizon free of oil rigs. But the time has come again to take action. Every five years the federal government develops a new leasing plan and...

...commercial purposes. That means that while embassies are safe, planes, art, commercial property, gas pipelines and oil rigs are not.UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship...

...anti-Chinese riots over Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in waters claimed by both countries.The first ship departed...statement.Vietnam has protested China's positioning of the oil rig in the South China Sea on May 1 and sent ships to confront...

...10,000 Smokes, volcanoes in every stage of eruption. On a very clear day we see Denali in the distance.There are oil rigs standing on legs sticking up out of the swift water of Cook Inlet. Usually we can name each and every one of the 12 to15...
Lawrence Charles Meyer

...Kasilof. He worked in various jobs through the years, from explosive drilling technician for the Schlumberger company to oil-rig crane operator to constantly-queasy commercial fisherman.Even before his retirement in the early '90s, Larry traveled...


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