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Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

...northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.Marvin Odum told The Associated Press safety will be the overriding determinant of whether Shell completes exploratory wells this...
Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.And in an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, Marvin Odum said he expects further protests against the company's plans for Arctic drilling like the ones in Seattle and Portland...
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...potential in the basin, and the area is likely to ultimately be of strategic importance to Alaska and the U.S.," Marvin Odum, director of Shell's operations in the Americas, said in a statement issued late Sunday. "However, this is a...
Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

...coast and has assembled a flotilla of nearly 30 vessels that could respond to a spill.In an interview this month, Marvin Odum, president of Shell Oil Co., said nothing will change the minds of some who protest Arctic drilling. He welcomes...
Alaska Editorial: Kulluk report inspires no confidence for Arctic operations

...been all-ahead slow with a promise of a close and constant watch. That was wise. Several years ago Shell executives Marvin Odum and Pete Slaiby promised a methodical, careful approach to Arctic drilling, and said their biggest worry was complacency...
Obama delays Alaska drilling decision

...for time to respond to criticism of its plan to drill in the icy sea, a prime habitat for threatened polar bears. Marvin Odum, president of Shell Oil Co., the U.S. unit of Royal Dutch Shell, denied Thursday that the oil company had requested...
Shell hopeful on Arctic drilling despite setback

...regulators that Arctic offshore drilling could be done safely.Environmentalists cheered the setback.Shell Oil President Marvin Odum says he considers it a temporary impediment in the long-term quest to open a petroleum frontier."I think you can...
Obama creates federal interagency group to coordinate energy development in Alaska

...interest groups opposed to improving our energy security and the jobs it would create," she said. Shell Oil President Marvin Odum told The Associated Press last month that Alaska has been an investment disappointment. The company has spent more...
Alaska editorial: Shell spill

...decades yet.What should Shell take from this? First, constant vigilance and no complacency. That's what executives Marvin Odum and Pete Slaiby have promised for Alaska's Arctic. They must deliver. Second, be forthcoming about everything...
Reactions mixed on Arctic drilling decision

...1 billion for just the Chukchi Sea leases in 2008. Murkowski said she spoke Wednesday night to Shell Oil President Marvin Odum and was told the company needs a firm commitment that the delay will not go beyond next spring. "We need to be able...


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