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Federal appeals court affirms ruling in Arctic drilling suit

...that ruled federal officials did not act unlawfully when they approved two oil spill response plans created by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for oil leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska's coast.The Thursday decision from the 9th U.S...
6 protesting drilling arrested in Seattle

...other protesters took to their telephones to engage in an "electronic blockade" of local businesses supporting Royal Dutch Shell PLC. Businesses targeted included the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 19, Jones Stevedoring, Carlile...
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...
Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE - Ten environmental groups Tuesday sued a federal agency over its approval of a plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploratory petroleum drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last month signed off...
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...
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...
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...


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