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USCG: Shell’s attempt to avoid tax in Alaska ...

The U.S. Coast Guard Thursday released the report of investigation into the circumstances surrounding the grounding ...

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Crowley’s Crew Get Recognition for Kulluk Salvage ...

The captain and crew of Crowley’s Prevention and Response tug (PRT) Alert were personally recognized by ...

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Maritime Lawyer Praises Shell’s Decision to Halt ...

Royal Dutch Shell announced Feb. 27 that it would suspend offshore drilling operations north of Alaska for the ...

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Coast Guard: Shell’s Kulluk Allowed to Leave ...

The U.S. Coast Guard lifted the order restricting the movement of the Conical Drilling Unit Kulluk from Kiliuda Bay ...

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Alaskans Must Participate in Arctic Drilling Review, ...

Alaskans Must Participate in Arctic Drilling Review, Governor Parnell Says

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has requested that officials from the State of Alaska be included on the panel ...

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Top News of the Week of Jan 7 – 12, 2013

Top News of the Week of Jan 7 - 12, 2013

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Kulluk Hull Intact, Unified Command Says (Alaska)

Kulluk Hull Intact, Unified Command Says (Alaska)

The Unified Command, consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, Shell, and other partners, has announced that the Kulluk ...

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Rep. Markey: Shell Wanted to Avoid Tax Liability on ...

Rep. Markey: Shell Wanted to Avoid Tax Liability on Kulluk Rig (USA)

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is challenging claims by Shell Oil that they moved an Arctic drilling rig due to weather ...

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Kulluk Assesment Continues. Survival Boats Damaged (USA)

Kulluk Assesment Continues. Survival boats damaged

Unified Command, established in response to the Kulluk towing incident that occurred off Alaska twoo weeks ago, has ...

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Interior Department Investigates Shell’s Arctic ...

Interior Department Investigates Shell's Arctic Operations

As part of its continued commitment to rigorous oversight of oil and gas activities in the Arctic, Secretary of the ...

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VIDEO: Kulluk Reaches Safe Harbor Location (Alaska)

Kulluk Reaches Safe Harbor Location

Unified Command, including Coast Guard, Shell and other partners, has confirmed that the Kulluk, towed by the ...

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Animation: Kulluk Refloated and Under Tow (Alaska)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has managed to refloat its drilling rig Kulluk that ran aground offshore Alaska, after ...

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SEEC Calls for Investigation of Shell’s Drilling ...

SEEC Calls for Investigation of Shell's Drilling Rig Grounding Off Alaska

Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) yesterday called on the Department of the ...

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Experts Board Grounded Kulluk Off Alaska

Experts Board Grounded Kulluk Off Alaska

A team of six salvage experts boarded the grounded drilling unit Kulluk, off Alaska, yesterday to conduct a ...

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Kulluk Stable. No Fuel Spill Detected (Alaska)

Kulluk Stable. No Fuel Spill Detected (Alaska)

A U.S. Coast Guard flyover of the Shell-operated Conical Drill Unit  Kulluk which grounded on the southeast ...

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Kulluk Drilling Unit Runs Aground in Alaska

Kulluk Drilling Unit Runs Aground in Alaska

The Kulluk drilling unit, operated by Shell in Alaska,  grounded on the southeast shoreline of Sitkalidak Island ...

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VIDEO: Shell’s Kulluk Drilling Unit Runs Adrift ...

Shell's Kulluk Drilling Unit Runs Adrift in High Seas Off Alaska

MV Aiviq, a 360-foot towing vessel, on Thursday lost connection to the Shell-operated Kulluk drilling unit in heavy ...

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Shell Starts Exploratory Drilling in Beaufort Sea, Alaska

Shell Starts Exploratory Drilling in Beaufort Sea, Alaska

Shell has kicked off exploratory drilling at its prospect in the Beaufort Sea, offshore Alaska, the company ...

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Shell’s Drillships En Route to the Arctic (USA)

Shell's Drillships En Route to The Arctic

Shell’s drillships the Kulluk and Noble Discoverer set sail for the Arctic yesterday from Vigor Industrial’s ...

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