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Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...previous drilling operations, Smith said, and Shell plans for it. Bad weather affected drilling in both the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in 2012."It's why we use a combination of satellite images, sonar and on-site reconnaissance to inform our...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/shell-pauses-arctic-drilling-high-wind-
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Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...bid $2.1 billion on Chukchi Sea leases in 2008 and has spent upward of $7 billion on exploration there and in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast.Shell hopes to drill two exploration wells during the short 2015 open-water season...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/feds-allow-shell-drill-oil-arctic
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Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...limit reliance on imports.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Sgt. Pete Simpson, a Portland Police Bureau spokesman, said officers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/activists-rappel-bridge-stop-shell-iceb
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Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...the area is clear of sea ice. Both of Shell's drill rigs are on their way to the Chukchi Sea.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/damaged-shell-icebreaker-arrives-oregon
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Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...great petroleum reserves. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Arctic offshore drilling is strongly supported by elected officials in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/shell-gets-permits-limited-oil-drilling
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Shell gets permits necessary for oil drilling in Arctic

...Shell and other companies hope to tap into one of the country's last great petroleum reserves. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22/shell-gets-permits-necessary-oil-drilli
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Arctic drilling vessel heading to Oregon for repair

...great petroleum reserves. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Shell has invested upward of $7 billion on leases and exploration expenses...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/arctic-drilling-vessel-heading-oregon-r
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Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...concludes the bear's biology will not help stave off starvation in the face of global warming.The study of southern Beaufort Sea polar bears by university, federal and private researchers over three years concludes they have no special ability...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
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Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...concludes the bear's biology will not help stave off starvation in the face of global warming.The study of southern Beaufort Sea polar bears by university, federal and private researchers over three years concludes they have no special ability...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
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My Turn: The Shell Game

...1980s and early 1990s, Shell and other companies drilled about 100 exploratory wells in the Chukchi and neighboring Beaufort Sea, proving drilling there can be done safely. And despite the environmental over-hype, the few vessel mishaps experienced...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-09/my-turn-shell-game
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