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Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

PORTLAND - Environmental activists rappelled off Portland's tallest bridge early Wednesday in an effort to stop a Shell Oil Arctic icebreaker from leaving the city.Thirteen protesters dangled from the St. Johns Bridge while another 13 remained...
Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...the wrong choice."This decision puts the fate of the fragile Arctic Ocean, and our climate future, in the hands of Shell Oil," she said in a statement.Proponents say drilling can be conducted safely with existing technologies and that future...
Arctic drilling vessel heading to Oregon for repair

ANCHORAGE - Shell oil company will send a damaged ship carrying equipment required for Arctic offshore oil drilling from Alaska back to the West Coast...
Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

EVERETT, WA - Royal Dutch Shell's second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska as it prepares to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
My Turn: The Shell Game

...involved, and the economy of Alaska is at stake?Such is the case with the recent Obama Administration ruling regarding Shell Oil's plan to drill in the Chukchi Sea this summer. Like the innocent game, this regulatory game-playing is amazing...
Alaska governor tours Shell oil rig in Seattle

SEATTLE - The governor of Alaska on Wednesday toured a massive oil drill rig parked on Seattle's waterfront then met with Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to tell him that Washington's position on future Arctic drilling will hurt the economy of Alaska.
Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

SEATTLE - The U.S. Coast Guard detained two dozen protesters who formed a blockade with kayaks and other vessels Monday to try to stop Royal Dutch Shell's drill rig as it left Seattle on its way to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
Shell Oil Co. chief complains of 'clumsy' government

WASHINGTON - Shell Oil Co.'s chief executive for North America, Marvin Odum, complained today that regulatory red tape has slowed the company's...
Shell Oil withdraws Beaufort drilling plan

ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil announced Wednesday it has withdrawn its 2007-2009 "plan of exploration" for offshore petroleum along the north coast of Alaska...
Shell Oil deciding on Alaska offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil says it will decide soon on drilling plans for oil and gas in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas next summer. Peter Slaiby, vice president...


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