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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...
Senators plan hearing on spill preparedness

...Anchorage Legislative Information Office. A panel of industry representatives, including Shell Alaska general manager Pete Slaiby, will kick off the hearing. The industry panel will be followed by an environmental panel, a community panel that...
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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 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 seeks to drill in Beaufort Sea

...until legal clouds are cleared. "Our plan is to drill in the Beaufort in 2011," said Shell Alaska Vice President Pete Slaiby. The company has applied for one exploration well in the Beaufort off Alaska's north coast and will seek a permit...
Before Gulf spill, Shell touted Arctic drilling safety

...for what he described as an overly cumbersome permitting process. "We believe we can develop this responsibly," Pete Slaiby, Shell's Alaska general manager told state lawmakers in April. The federal Minerals Management Services is now taking...
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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Feds give conditional approval for drilling in Beaufort

...including federal air and water quality rules and marine mammal protection requirements. Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby called it a positive step toward drilling next year. "We sincerely believe this exploration plan addresses concerns...
Shell Oil withdraws Beaufort drilling plan

...exploratory drilling for 2009 while it focused on court challenges and put together a drilling plan for 2010 and 2011. Pete Slaiby, Shell Alaska general manager, said in a statement Wednesday that over the last three years, the company has acquired...
Arctic Ocean drilling draws disapproval

...Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc., in 2008 paid $2.1 billion for leases in the Chukchi. Shell Alaska Vice President Pete Slaiby said exploring in the Chukchi could lead to tens of thousands of jobs and extended life for the trans-Alaska pipeline...


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