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My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...regulatory and permitting procedures, litigation and fallout from the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. It is expected that Shell Oil will proceed with additional exploration wells in 2015. Because these Arctic leases are federal ones, Begich is also...
Off the Beaten Path: Hope for wild salmon

...introduced her elder, Mary Dennis who, along with several other Tahltan people, was arrested while peacefully protesting the Shell Oil Company.Recently, Shell withdrew its interests in the region, a testament that people like Mary Dennis, who stand up...
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

ANCHORAGE - A Coast Guard report says poor risk assessment and management were factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012.The report released Thursday also says Alaska's tax laws influenced the...
Gold fever ails Alaska borders

...spoke. Dennis, along with more than a dozen other Tahltan elders, was arrested about 10 years ago while protesting Shell Oil Company's proposed fracking project in the sacred headwaters. After years of opposition from the Tahltan and Davis...
Judge upholds approval of Shell's Arctic oil spill plans

...has ruled.Monday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline comes in consolidated cases over the approval of Shell Oil's response plans for the Beaufort and Chukchi seas by the department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement...
My Turn: Move beyond oil and find the next economic driver

...environment through the use of oil and accidents that happen along the way (i.e. Exxon oil spill, BP gulf of Mexico, Shell oil rig) are a certainty.Impacts on the environment by petroleum production and use is not relegated to cute Coca-Cola...
Alaska on the page, 2012 use and environmental protection from the view of an Inupiat Eskimo leader on Alaska's North Slope and the head of Shell Oil's Alaska venture."The Night Orion Fell: A Survival Story" by Abigail B. Calkin; Fern Hill Press. An adventure...
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...
Salazar announces 'targeted leasing' in Arctic bitterly opposed by environmental groups and some Alaska Natives. Their lawsuits and permit appeals have prevented Shell Oil from drilling in the Chukchi Sea, where the oil giant spent $2.1 billion on leases in 2008. Shell also holds older...
Arctic drilling creeps forward now, and in 5 years

ANCHORAGE - In choppy water under blue sky off Bellingham, Wash., a Shell Oil crew on Monday lowered a "capping stack" 200 feet in the water and put it through maneuvers with underwater robots connected...


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