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Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...this over the next 30 days."Shell in 2012 drilled pilot holes and dug mudline cellars in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...performed other preliminary work in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. Shell was prohibited from drilling into oil-bearing...with the drill vessel Kulluk, which was used in the Beaufort Sea, running aground near Kodiak when it broke loose from...
Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

...eroded/thawed a channel to the Beaufort Sea on July 5, 2014. With a flow...lake's shore was a bluff over the Beaufort Sea. They guessed the lake would drain...With less sea ice floating on the Beaufort Sea, there is more free water to be...
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...bureau's chief environmental officer.In Alaska, the proposed drilling areas encompass parts of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas along the northern coast of the state, extending up to 200 miles offshore. And two drilling areas are proposed in...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...2016 is Alaska School Choice Week. HCR3The state should do everything possible to open ANWR and the Chukchi and Beaufort seas to oil drilling. HCR4The state should be able to countermand federal laws, and we're sending a delegation to a...
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...staff, and she was told the administration will permanently remove from consideration some areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.Murkowski did not have details on what areas would be withdrawn from off-shore drilling, she said at a news conference...
State | AK legislature
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...activities and oil spills.Royal Dutch Shell PLC began exploratory drilling on offshore leases in 2012 in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company is considering drilling again this summer in the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour...
Revised Arctic offshore drilling review released

...significant challenges and the company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits.A Shell drill barge used in the Beaufort Sea, the Kulluk, broke free as it was being towed across the Gulf of Alaska and ran aground in December 2012 off a small...
State | AK legislature
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...were milling nearby, perhaps starting to think of making their northward migration to their calving grounds near the Beaufort Sea. One morning I was sitting near my tent, watching caribou, not wanting to be anywhere else on Earth, when a large...
Animated film explores bowhead whales

...University of Alaska Museum of the North explores the annual migration of bowhead whales across the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. "Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale" takes its narrative and title from the 2013 calendar...


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