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Shell’s icebreaker moves to Oregon for repairs

An icebreaker which will support Shell’s drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska, will be ...

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'Polar Pioneer' leaves Seattle. Detained activists fined

The Shell-operated Polar Pioneer drilling rig which will be drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, ...

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‘Polar Pioneer’ on the move. Activists detained

Shell-operated Polar Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig is apparently on the move out of Seattle, with Alaska as ...

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Sen. Murkowski visits Shell’s Arctic-bound drilling rig

Alaska’s senator Lisa Murkowski has paid a visit to a controversial oil rig moored in the Port of Seattle, ...

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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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Activists chained to Shell's 'Arctic Challenger'

Two activists have secured themselves to the anchor chain of Shell’s support vessel Arctic Challenger docked ...

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Paddle in Seattle. More kayakers to protest against Shell

Dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle on Saturday to protest against Shell’s Arctic ...

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Kayaktivists 'welcome' Shell's drilling rig in Seattle

  “Oil battle in Seattle”, this is how recent developments surrounding a Shell-operated oil rig ...

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More hurdles for Shell’s Arctic drilling plans

While Shell may have received a conditional approval by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to drill for oil ...

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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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More permits needed for Shell's rig to be moored in Seattle

Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) yesterday ruled that the proposed use of the Port of ...

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Gallery: ‘Blue Marlin’ reaches Port Angeles

The Blue Marlin, a Curacao-flagged heavy-lift vessel carrying the Polar Pioneer drilling rig, has arrived to its ...

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Greenpeace leaves Shell’s Arctic-bound rig

Six Greenpeace activists disembarked from Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, ...

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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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Statoil Gets Nod to Use ‘Polar Pioneer’ Rig ...

Norwegian oil company Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Polar Pioneer semi-submersible ...

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Statoil Announces Major Oil Discovery in Barents Sea, ...

  Statoil, along with partners Eni Norway and Petoro, has made a significant oil discovery on the Skrugard ...

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Statoil Drills Duster at Snohvit Field, Barents Sea (Norway)

  Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 488, has completed the drilling of wildcat well ...

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Norway: Eni Norge Drills Dry Well in Barents Sea

Eni Norge AS, operator of production licence 489, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well ...

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Norway: Eni Norge ASA Gets Green Light for Drilling in ...

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Eni Norge ASA a drilling permit for well 7210/12-5, cf. Section 8 ...

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