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Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

ANCHORAGE - As Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeks permits for exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast, a federal agency has concluded the company underestimated...
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...successful bidder on 16 tracts in the 2008 Chukchi sale.The only company poised to drill in U.S. Arctic waters is Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which hopes to drill four exploratory wells over two years in the Chukchi, beginning this summer, using two...
Federal judge orders Greenpeace to stay away from drill ships

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge has ordered Greenpeace protesters to stay away from Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason on Friday also prohibited Greenpeace from flying unmanned vehicles over the...
Debate over Arctic drilling - what's at stake

ANCHORAGE - Seattle's mayor and environmentalists have vowed to block Royal Dutch Shell PLC from parking two Arctic offshore drilling rigs on Seattle's waterfront, an effort to thwart the new frontier in oil exploration...
Greenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissed

ANCHORAGE - Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. say Royal Dutch Shell PLC has demonstrated no harm from environmental protesters who boarded a ship carrying a drill rig last month.In a written motion...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...Monday that the Port of Seattle can't host Shell's offshore Arctic fleet until it gets a new land-use permit.Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been planning to base its fleet - including a drill rig and two tug boats - at the port's Terminal 5 for...
Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge heard testimony but isn't ruling yet on Royal Dutch Shell PLC's request for a preliminary injunction ordering Greenpeace USA to stay away from Shell's Arctic-bound petroleum drilling...
Shell gets OK for Arctic drilling

...Sea off Alaska's northwest coast opens the door for the department to review a 2015 Chukchi exploration plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC.The original environmental review for Lease Sale 193 was published in 2007, and the sale happened in February...
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Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

ANCHORAGE - Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Tuesday sued in federal court to remove six Greenpeace activists who boarded a vessel carrying an oil-drilling rig leased...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...jeopardizing their safety and that of the crew.She said Royal Dutch Shell PLC has met with groups that oppose energy exploration...loose from its tow vessel.The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Chukchi...


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