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- Oil Stocks Fall After Obama Proposes Atlantic Drilling Ban. BILL PETERS // Investors Business Daily;3/15/2016, p1
- Interior Approves Spill Response Plan To Advance Shell Drilling In Alaska. WOODWORTH, CHAD // Energy Daily;2/21/2012, Issue 35, p1
The article reports on the approval of Shell's plans to drill in Alaska Chukchi Sea. The U.S. Interior Department has advanced Shell's plans but environmentalists have downplayed the value of the project in addressing concerns about potential harmful impacts on the Arctic environment. The...
- Increased Activity in the Arctic Calls for More U.S. Preparation, Leadership. Begich, Mark // Sea Technology;Jan2013, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p34
The article discusses the increased activity in the Alaskan Arctic Ocean. In response to this, the U.S. Coast Guard implemented the annual U.S. Arctic Shield 2012 as from February to October along with preparations of Shell to explore wells in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. It discusses...
- BP, Shell Cautious On Investment As Oil Prices Falter Again. RICH, GILLIAN // Investors Business Daily;11/1/2016, p1
The article reports that the drop in crude prices has led BP PLC to lower its capital expenditure outlook for 2016 and being cautious on 2017, whereas Royal Dutch Shell PLC downgraded its spending outlook for 2017.
- U.S. Interior Dept. Proposes New 'Narrower' Drilling Rules. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/19/2010, Vol. 265 Issue 2, p7
This article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of the Interior to issue suspensions that will curtail most deepwater drilling activities in the country in 2010.
- Greens Sue To Stop Shell Arctic Drilling. WOODWORTH, CHAD // Energy Daily;10/4/2011, Issue 190, p3
The article discusses a suit filed by environmentalists to block exploratory drilling by Shell in Alaska's Beaufort Sea. The group alleged that the U.S. Interior Department broke federal law and violated the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act by approving an exploration plan by Shell. The groups...
- BOEMRE Issues First Deepwater Exploration Permit Since Gulf Spill. // Energy Daily;3/22/2011, Issue 55, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Interior Department has allowed a unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc to pursue its exploration plans at its Auger field 10 miles offshore Louisiana. This reportedly marks the first new deepwater exploration plan approved since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil...
- Shell Asks Interior For Longer Alaska Drilling Season. // Energy Daily;8/28/2012, Issue 167, p4
The article reports that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has confirmed its request to the U.S. Interior Department to continue drilling in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. According to the company's spokesman, they discussed with regulators the site preparation work and the sea ice forecast at the end of the open...
- Spill Plan Approval Moves Shell Closer To Arctic Drilling. // Energy Daily;3/30/2012, Issue 63, p4
The article focuses on the approval by the U.S. Interior Department of oil company Shell's oil spill response plan for its drilling project in Alaska's Beaufort Sea. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) director James Watson asserts that his department's focus is to hold Shell...