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Shell scales back Arctic drilling plan

ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil Co. is downsizing its plan for off-shore drilling in the Arctic this year amid delays completing a spill containment barge required...
State split on coastal issue to the Alaska Public Offices Commission, Vote No on 2 had raised $768,000. Among the big contributors was Shell Oil Co., with $150,000.Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said the oil company strongly supports local input."We feel...
EPA considering Shell permit change request

JUNEAU - Shell Oil Co. is seeking to change the air permit for one of its drill ships after a spokesman said generator engines tested "slightly above...
Coast Guard: No damage found on Shell drill ship

...bitterly opposed by environmental groups and some Alaska Natives. Their lawsuits and permit appeals have prevented Shell Oil Co. from drilling in the Chukchi Sea, where the subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC spent $2.1 billion on leases in...
Coast Guard helps rescue 2 walrus calves

...newest arrivals, continue to strain the nonprofit center's stranding budget.The program received $180,000 from Shell Oil Co. and $100,000 from ConocoPhillips earlier in the year, before the beluga arrived. Riemer Jones said BP then donated...
Alaskans see pipeline threat from reserve proposal

...development to refill the pipeline, starting with exploratory drilling on federal leases in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas by Shell Oil Co.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week said the preferred NPR-A plan allows a pathway for the construction of...
Shell suffers setback in Arctic

ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil Co. is limiting Arctic offshore drilling off Alaska in 2012 to preparation work after suffering several setbacks, but company President...
Politicians react to Shell drilling pause

Shell Oil Co. announced Wednesday it will "pause" exploratory drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas for the year, prompting a flurry...
Decision not to rely on Alaska crude pays off for refiner

...with at least one facility along the West Coast or Alaska that draws from the Alaskan North Slope. The others are BP, Shell Oil Co., ConocoPhillips, Valero Energy Corp., Chevron Corp., Flint Hills Resources and Exxon Mobil Corp. Chevron is...
This Day in History

...transport plane 3,700 miles from Anchorage to Oslo, Norway in a record-breaking 22.5 hour nonstop flight. In 1963, Shell Oil Co. announced a major oil discovery in Cook Inlet. In 1969, The U.S.S. Manhattan, an ice-breaking tanker on...


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