FIGHTING THE LEVIATHAN
- Untitled. // Earth First! Journal;Fall2015, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p7
The article offers news briefs on environmental activism and activists' activities against oil industry firm, Royal Dutch Shell PLC from May to July 2015. Seattle, Washington activists blockaded the Seattle fuel transfer station of Shell. Environmental activists protest Shell's Arctic oil...
- WHAT WENT WRONG. THOMPSON, KALEE // Popular Mechanics;Mar2013, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p55
The article details the operations of the Kullug oil rig set out by Royal Dutch Shell PLC from Alaska to Seattle, Washington on December 31, 2012. It notes that $200 million tow vessel has been used leaving from Dutch Harbor in Aleutian Islands. It mentions the occurrence of a storm which comes...
- What You Said. SHEPPARD, ALYSON // Popular Mechanics;May2013, Vol. 190 Issue 5, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including Kulluk rig of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, global warming, and energy independence for North America.
- Nome, Alaska: The next major West Coast port? Quigley, Leo // American Journal of Transportation;11/16/2015, Issue 615, p16
This article states with Royal Dutch Shell pulling out its drilling rigs from Chukchi Sea has halted expansion of Port of Nome, Alaska despite 2000 foot extension completed by Orion Marine and local authorities believe with deeper draft in Arctic Ocean shipping will increase in demand of minerals.
- Shell-Saipem seafloor driller option on costly deepwater wells. Furlow, William // Offshore;Sep99, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p74
Reports that Shell is sponsoring the research to move the oil drilling rig from the surface to the seafloor. Information on a preliminary feasibility study and a conceptual design of the seabed drilling rig; Concept of the subsea drilling rig; Advantages of the seabed drilling rig.
- THE RIG AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. BEILINSON, JERRY // Popular Mechanics;Mar2013, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p50
The article explores the oil grounding facility Kulluk, a floating oil rig in the Gulf of Alaska that extracts oil in the Arctic Ocean owned by Royal Dutch Shell PLC. It notes that two pair of vessels headed to the seas led by Aiviq, a $200 million tow ship with 5444 horsepower engines which...
- Greenpeace threatens legal action over drilling. // Professional Engineering;9/8/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p4
The article reports that the Greenpeace International has threatened the British government with legal action over oil exploration in Great Britain waters after taking over an oil rig in the Arctic region against sea drilling.
- A Price in the North Sea. // Time;3/22/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p90
The article reports on the predicament of the 23 groups of international oil companies drilling for natural gas in the North Sea. Accordingly, two major drilling rigs had sunk in the North sea which interrupted operations and increased production costs. However, the British Gas Council had...
- Shell, Chevron team up to cut drilling costs. Smith, Jennifer E. // Offshore;Mar2000, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p20
Reports on the plan of Shell and Chevron companies to share their drilling rigs to cut costs in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Background on the agreement.