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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency response equipment on site to cap a well in case of a leak. That equipment is aboard a ship headed to Portland, Oregon, for repairs...
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...the Beaufort seas. Shell was prohibited from drilling into oil-bearing rock because it did not have required response equipment on hand.The company experienced problems in the challenging conditions, culminating with the drill vessel Kulluk...

...from exploration and field development to production optimization and decommissioning, as well as offshore oil response equipment and resources, and marine services. President and CEO for ASRC Energy Services Jeff Kinneevenauk was at the open...
Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand.The company experienced problems in the challenging Arctic conditions, culminating with the drill...
Chenault: Address state's needs while keeping spending under control

...flood mitigation, Boys and Girls Club, the Kenai State Fair in Ninilchik, areawide school projects, emergency response equipment, landfill improvements, and numerous other projects to promote, the health, safety, quality of life we expect...
25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...Regional Cizens Advisory Council and a former Coast Guard officer.When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. in 1989 had 13 oil skimmers, five miles of boom and storage...
More questions than answers for oil and gas in 2014

...of 29 vessels and aerial support from a support base in Barrow and an alternative base in Wainwright. Oil spill response equipment would be kept on hand near Kotzebue Sound and a standby rig, the Polar Pioneer, will be in Dutch Harbor.The...
Anti-terrorism bill passes state House

...sponsored by Rep. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, would make intentionally damaging a pipeline, utility or emergency response equipment a Class A felony that could be punished by up to a 20-year prison sentence. Currently, the maximum sentence...
Grants boost public safety

...Committee. A second measure, Ordinance 2007-19-28, accepted and appropriated $25,750 that will buy emergency response equipment for the Kachemak Emergency Service Area. Specifically, the money will purchase five ALMR-compatible mobile radios...
Fire service areas set to get grants

...Another measure involves a state grant of $50,000 that will help the Nikiski Fire Service Area purchase emergency response equipment. Both ordinances are tentatively set for public hearings Sept. 4. Also up for introduction Tuesday with expected...


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