Shell Asks Interior For Longer Alaska Drilling Season

August 2012
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 water season. It adds that Shell has scaled back its summer drilling plan from exploration wells at the end of July 2012 due to ice and equipment problems.


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