Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

ANCHORAGE - The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off...where activists in kayaks tried to block Shell vessels.Arctic offshore drilling is bitterly...harmed by diminished sea ice.In Seattle, Shell faced protests on the water by "kayaktivists...
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE- The president of Shell Oil Co. says exploratory drilling the overriding determinant of whether Shell completes exploratory wells this year in...Sea.Federal regulators have given Shell permission to drill up to six exploratory...
Martha Lee Preecs Sandlin

...the War, the family moved to Juneau where Bert worked for PNA, one of the enterprises of the late Alaska aviation pioneer, Shell Simmons. Martha started a family but found time to be involved as a volunteer clerical worker during the Territorial days...
Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil...a semi-submersible drilling unit that Shell leases from Transocean Ltd., began top-hole...drilling operations, Smith said, and Shell plans for it. Bad weather affected drilling...
On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

...In one pool, the urchin sat in a clam-shell bowl that was a perfect fit. And in the...pool, another urchin wore a sizable clam shell as a hat, which covered the urchin completely...Urchins often bear stones or bits of shell on their spines, possibly for camouflage...
My Turn: Obama has another kind of climate change denial

...change action into the back seat.For example, Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, disagrees with Obama's approval of Shell's drilling in the Arctic because he can't be "a cheerleader for something the state won't see any revenues from." For...
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic, according to a 2011 study by the Anchorage firm Northern Economics.The Obama administration's recent decision giving Shell the go-ahead to drill exploratory wells in the Chukchi Sea is a step in the right direction. But significant bureaucratic...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

...percent. He was taken to LCCC.Fire and medical? On Tuesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on Shell Simmons Drive at about 8:53 a.m. Airport maintenance on scene extinguished the fire. CCFR also responded to a public service...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for...blowout.The agency previously allowed Shell to begin drilling only the top sections...Because the vessel arrived last week, Shell is free to drill into oil-bearing rock...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...administration's recent move to allow expanded drilling by Royal Dutch Shell off Alaska's northwest coast.Obama has stressed that some...don't make the planet warmer. Environmental groups say the Shell decision is a stain on his climate legacy.


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