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Shell applies to drill deeper in Chukchi Sea

Oil company Shell has reportedly applied for permission to drill into the oil bearing zones of the Chukchi Sea, ...

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Senate panel passes bill to lift crude oil export ban

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources supported Thursday U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and ...

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Shell gets green light for Arctic drilling, but with limits

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno yesterday (July 22, 2015) announced ...

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Gallery: Shell's second Arctic rig heads for Alaska

The U. S. Coast Guard (USCG) reported that Shell-operated drillship Noble Discoverer left the Port of Everett, ...

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BSEE supervises Shell’s Arctic-ready capping stack (Gallery)

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) this week oversaw testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready ...

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Arctic drilling could affect future of U. S. crude supply

Despite surging production from U.S. shale plays, the scale of long-term production remains uncertain, leading to ...

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12 environmental groups challenge Shell's Arctic drilling

Twelve groups have announced their intent to bring a new challenge to a Lease Sale which sold nearly 30 million ...

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U. S. Senators oppose Shell's Arctic oil drilling

Eighteen U. S. senators have urged the Obama’s administration to halt Shell’s Arctic drilling plans ...

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Sen. Murkowski to boost Alaska's share of O&G revenues

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska has introduced the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale Act (S. 1278) in ...

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BOEM approves Shell’s Chukchi Sea drilling plan

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has conditionally approved Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc.’s ...

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SEC called to investigate Shell's Arctic drilling report

  The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School and international ocean advocacy ...

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Shell wants Greenpeace off its rig

Royal Dutch Shell has filed a complaint to a federal court in Alaska asking for an order to remove six Greenpeace ...

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Greenpeace activists board Arctic-bound drilling rig

  Greenpeace activists have boarded a semi-submersible oil drilling rig destined to drill for Shell, in the ...

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U.S. DOI opens doors for Arctic drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior yesterday issued a Record of Decision affirming Chukchi Sea OCS Oil and Gas ...

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DOI releases Chukchi Sea FSEIS. Environmentalists not happy

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the release of a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact ...

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BOEM releases draft SEIS for Chukchi Sea lease sale

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has on October 31 released the Draft Supplemental Environmental ...

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Rosneft: ‘Akademik Tryoshnikov’ in Arctic ...

The research and development expedition to investigate ice and metocean conditions in the Russian Arctic organized ...

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Rosneft to begin aerial gravity-magnetic survey in ...

Aerial gravity-magnetic surveys began at the Yuzhno-Chukotsky License Area in the Eastern Arctic to establish the ...

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U.S. Court of Appeals: Chukchi Sea Lease Sale Unlawful

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit yesterday ruled that the Department of the Interior violated the law ...

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Shell to Return to Chukchi Sea Drilling in July, 2014

Shell plans to go back to Arctic drilling in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, in July next year.   The oil giant ...

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VIDEO: Shell Starts Drilling in Chukchi Sea, Alaska

Shell Spuds Burger Prospect in Chukchi Sea, Alaska

Shell Alaska yesterday began drilling operations at its Burger prospect in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska. The ...

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