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Alaska Editorial: Kulluk report inspires no confidence for Arctic operations

...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.The Coast...
Shell begins petroleum drilling off Alaska coast

...of Alaska.Drilling began at 4:30 a.m., said Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith. Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby called it historic."It's the first time a drill bit has touched the sea floor in the U.S. Chukchi Sea in more...
Shell halts Chukchi Sea drilling

...environmental lawsuits, regulatory requirements and short open-water drilling seasons.Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby on Sunday called the beginning of drilling historic. He said it was the first time a drill bit had touched the sea...
The next step for Alaska?

...permitting could and should work ? not streamlined, just accountable and efficient," said Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby.The Obama administration's proposed offshore oil leasing program includes a pair of potential new sales in the Alaska...
Salazar announces'high-level assessment' of drilling season

...and funnel oil and gas to the surface. The dome was damaged during testing Sept. 15.Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby said in October a faulty electrical connection associated with one of the valves caused the valve to open and the device...
Shell, Alaska borough plan joint science studies concerns about petroleum drilling on Alaska's Arctic Ocean outer continental shelf. Shell Alaska Vice President Pete Slaiby and North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta said they have entered a multiyear agreement that will incorporate concerns...
Shell: No Beaufort Sea drilling in Arctic for 2011

...of the Beaufort Sea this year and will concentrate on obtaining permits for the 2012 season, company Vice President Pete Slaiby said Thursday. The recent remand of air permits issued by the Environmental Protection Agency was the final driver...
Spill report highlights risks of Arctic drilling

...the Beaufort and Chukchi seas at this time would be reckless," he said in a statement. Shell Alaska Vice President Pete Slaiby said in a statement the company appreciated that the panel concluded that a blanket moratorium is not warranted in the...
Alaska editorial: Shell spill

...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 - risks, mitigation...
Shell execs see icebreaker being built in Larose

...Arctic waters."You work on it and you hear about it, but eventually you just want to come down and kick the iron," Pete Slaiby, vice president of Shell Alaska, told The Courier on Friday during his first visit to the ship. The hull towered...
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