With protest in Oregon over, Shell prepares for Arctic drilling

...join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla...federal regulators for permission to dig into oil-bearing rock already included on its Arctic...reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas...
Lawrence Charles Sommers

...had their son Micah and remained together until the end of his life 43 years later. Larry was a commercial diver, working on oil rigs in the North Sea and off Louisiana, and working underwater on several dams in Eastern Washington. The couple moved to...
Douglas L Gregg

...the birth of their first daughter, Susi, Doug and Lily returned to Juneau where Doug worked a variety of jobs, from pumping oil to commercial fishing, eventually getting on with Pan American World Airways ending up as their field manager. He still worked...
Nature Conservancy names four new trustees

...president of ConocoPhillips Alaska. Previously, he served as president of ConocoPhillips Canada, where he managed the company's oil sands and Canadian Arctic developments, and as president of the company's Asia Pacific and Middle East operations.Springsteen...
Gimme a Smile: Unsolved Mysteries: The Kitchen Edition the recommended daily mix of fruits and vegetables. Olive oil is touted as a food rich in monounsaturated fat, that "good fat" that benefits our hearts. But if you take that same olive oil, heat it to boiling and drop in those very cherries, wrapped...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

...giant prepares for a prolonged period of low oil prices.Shell expects to eliminate 6...Brent crude, a benchmark for North Sea oil, averaged about $62 a barrel during the...the second quarter of 2014."Today's oil price downturn could last for several years...
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

A measure to give Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off...give Alaska 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue between 2016 and 2026...are geared toward interests in different oil and gas-producing states along the Gulf...
Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...early Wednesday in an effort to stop a Shell Oil Arctic icebreaker from leaving the city...carries equipment that can stop gushing oil.Opponents of Arctic drilling worry that...Shell approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling, with conditions. Shell can only...
My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

On July 16, despite low projected oil prices, an ongoing budget crisis, and warnings across the country about cost issues associated with Medicaid expansion, Gov...
Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast...our climate future, in the hands of Shell Oil," she said in a statement.Proponents...seas at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Arctic offshore drilling is strongly supported...


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