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Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean."Due to high wind and sea states, we have paused all critical operations in the Chukchi Sea," said spokesman Curtis...
In Barrow, a hot contest for Juneau-Douglas opens football season

...temperatures were in the 30s on a field next to the Arctic Ocean, but the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears needed every...72-degree weather ... the field is right there on the Arctic Ocean. When the wind's coming off that, it's not the...
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Researchers say Arctic Ocean leaking methane

...dioxide, and it's leaking from the Arctic Ocean at an alarming rate, according...Nature Geoscience, states that the Arctic Ocean is releasing methane at a rate...flooded and became part of the Arctic Ocean. During that time on dry land...
Clinton distances from Obama on climate change

...In the course of a few hours, she announced her disapproval of his move to allow Royal Dutch Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean and her impatience for a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.Clinton argued on Twitter that the Arctic...
Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

...ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska as it prepares to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.KIRO-TV reported the 572-foot drill ship was escorted from the harbor in Everett by two tug boats and two Coast...
Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...wide-reaching effort to improve communications by laying a $700 million fiber-optic cable linking Europe and Asia through the Arctic Ocean.The Alaska Dispatch News reported lingering sea ice in Canada's Northwest Passage has caused project delays for...
United States leadership needed in Arctic Ocean

...States has vital interests in the Arctic Ocean, given Alaska's location and...and peaceful management of the Arctic Ocean. U.S. ratification of the U...initiative to make the central Arctic Ocean a peaceful preserve for all humankind...
Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visit

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's approval of drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean clashes with the message President Barack Obama will deliver when he visits Alaska to emphasize the dangers of climate change...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...ANCHORAGE - The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades.The Bureau of Safety and Environmental...
Shell seeks more drilling

...Shell PLC has applied to amend its federal exploratory drilling permit to allow drilling into oil-bearing rock in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.Shell last month received permission to begin some drilling at two sites in the Chukchi...


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