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Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand.The company experienced problems in the challenging Arctic conditions, culminating with the drill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29/shell-files-revised-arctic-offshore-dri
State
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand.The company experienced problems in the challenging Arctic conditions, culminating with the drill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/judges-say-arctic-offshore-lease-sale-w
State | AK legislature
Federal agency seeks more detail in Shell Arctic drill plan

...off the state's north coast. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand.Shell also experienced vessel problems, culminating with the Kulluk, which had drilled in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-19/federal-agency-seeks-more-detail-shell-
State
More questions than answers for oil and gas in new year

...of 29 vessels and aerial support from a support base in Barrow and an alternative base in Wainwright. Oil spill response equipment would be kept on hand near Kotzebue Sound and a standby rig, the Polar Pioneer, will be in Dutch Harbor.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/more-questions-answers-oil-and-gas-new-
State
Regulators seek details on Shell Arctic drill plan

...other environmental groups say Shell's current plans are vague. They do not specify, for example, why spill response equipment will be stationed in Kotzebue Sound instead of closer to the drill sites.Shell spokeswoman Megan Baldino had no...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-15/regulators-seek-details-shell-arctic-dr
State
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...Citizens Advisory Council and a former Coast Guard officer.When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. in 1989 had 13 oil skimmers, five miles of boom and storage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
Fuel truck crashes, spills fuel off Dalton Highway

...Logistics tanker. The leaking trailer has been removed.The DEC says Eggor is working with Colville Inc. to move response equipment and personnel to the site.No spilled fuel had been recovered as of Thursday afternoon.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/fuel-truck-crashes-spills-fuel-dalton-h
State
Arctic shipping is a disaster waiting to happen

...increased liability, enhanced pilotage, better spill response equipment, increased funding, and risk assessments. A few...packages are pre-staged, there is more funding and response equipment, an Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment was conducted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-05/arctic-shipping-disaster-waiting-happen
Opinion
Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

...to operate safely far from the Coast Guard base. Like a backcountry camper, Shell has promised to carry all the response equipment needed to the isolated drilling sites: a fleet of more than 20 response vessels that could respond in either the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-03/critics-say-grounding-shows-arctic-dril
State
Agency seeks Arctic offshore lease suggestions

...until 2012 and Shell was not allowed to dig into petroleum-bearing deposits last year because a key piece of spill response equipment was damaged in testing.Shell succeeded in drilling top holes in both the Chukchi and Beaufort seas but suffered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-27/agency-seeks-arctic-offshore-lease-sugg
State

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