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Shell drill vessels exit Arctic after oil exploration ceases

ANCHORAGE - Two drill vessels employed by Royal Dutch Shell PLC off Alaska's northwest coast have safely departed Arctic waters for the Pacific Northwest.The 572-foot Noble Discoverer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-13/shell-drill-vessels-exit-arctic-after-o
State
Empire Editorial: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

...each nestled in their bright, petroleum-plastic watercraft - attempted to create a barrier flotilla to stop a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling rig from leaving a Seattle port. While their passion was noteworthy, so was the hypocrisy of their gathering...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-09/empire-editorial-kayaktavists-and-who
Opinion
Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

ANCHORAGE - Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean."Due to high wind and sea states, we have paused all critical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/shell-pauses-arctic-drilling-high-wind-
State
Groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling

...this summer in the Chukchi Sea off the Alaskan coast failed to find natural gas and oil in sufficient quantities.Royal Dutch Shell PLC spent more than $7 billion on Arctic offshore development in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas and was dogged at every...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-30/groups-seek-end-all-arctic-ocean-drilli
State
Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

...protected by sea ice.Critics of Arctic drilling, however, target the Obama administration for granting permits to Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploration wells in the Chukchi Sea.Scheller said Greenpeace is in the Greenland Sea to investigate seismic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-18/actors-join-campaign-draw-attention-arc
State
Shell seeks more drilling

ANCHORAGE - With a key safety vessel repaired and in northern waters, Royal Dutch Shell PLC has applied to amend its federal exploratory drilling permit to allow drilling into oil-bearing rock in the Arctic Ocean off...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11/shell-seeks-more-drilling
State
Shell seeks modified permit for Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE - With a key safety vessel repaired and in northern waters, Royal Dutch Shell PLC has applied to amend its federal exploratory drilling permit to allow drilling into oil-bearing rock in the Arctic Ocean off...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/shell-seeks-modified-permit-arctic-offs
State
With protest in Oregon over, Shell prepares for Arctic drilling

...the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of billions of barrels of crude below the ocean floor.Royal Dutch Shell PLC now only needs the 380-foot Fennica, repaired at a Portland shipyard, to be on hand at the drill site to ask...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-02/protest-oregon-over-shell-prepares-arct
State
Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...have enough water and food to last for days, and can hoist themselves to allow other marine traffic to pass.The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica arrived in Portland for repairs last week. The vessel was damaged earlier this month in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/activists-rappel-bridge-stop-shell-iceb
State
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...PORTLAND, Ore. - Environmental activists in Portland are protesting the arrival of the Fennica, a vessel that Royal Dutch Shell PLC plans to use in its Arctic offshore drilling project after it's repaired.The damaged ship, a 380-foot icebreaker...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/damaged-shell-icebreaker-arrives-oregon
State

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