TITLE

Shell announces pause in Alaska drilling programme

PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
World Energy News;2/28/2013, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that energy giant Royal Dutch Shell plc will temporarily halt its exploration drilling activity for 2013 in Alaska's Beaufort and Chukchi Seas to prepare equipment and plans for a resumption of activity at a later phase. The company is considered one of the leaders in offshore Arctic exploration, an endeavor that requires special expertise, technology, and an in-depth knowledge of the environmental and societal sensitivities unique to the location.
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91984411

 

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