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Shell Freezes its Arctic Oil Drilling

  • Shell has abandoned its controversial drilling operations in the Alaskan Arctic in the light of mounting opposition from
  • Shell said that it had made a marginal discovery of oil and gas with its summer exploration in the Chukchi Sea but not enough to continue to the search for the “foreseeable” future.
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Greenpeace Canada (@GreenpeaceCA) October 06, 2015

Today in Energy: Sustained low oil prices could reduce exploration and production investment …

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Greenpeace Uses LEGOs to Save Polar Bears

The summer sea ice volume in the Arctic has shrunk 75% in the last 30 years. Impacted by climate change, melting arctic sea ice is subsequently speeding up the rate of… 1,013 more words


Shell Abandons Alaskan Arctic Oil Drilling Project


By Jennifer Baker on 09/28/2015 Revolution News

Shell announced Monday that it was abandoning the controversial $7 billion, seven-year quest for crude oil under Arctic waters after an exploratory well failed to find significant amounts of oil and gas. 388 more words

For The Guardian: Alaskan opinions divided as Shell halts Arctic drilling

Here’s a quick-turn story I worked on for the Guardian yesterday, asking Alaskans about their reaction to the news that Shell would shut down Arctic drilling… 57 more words

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Shell ends Arctic oil drilling / NorthwestCitizen, Editor's Blog, John Servais

Sun, Sep 27, 2015, 11:50 pm John Servais

Editor’s Blog Entry

Just reported – Shell Oil has decided to end exploration drilling in the Arctic Ocean for the “foreseeable future”.   72 more words


Arctic Drilling Not Worthwhile - Well, Whadda You Know?

Well, that’s something of a relief.  Royal Dutch Shell, obviously disappointed, having made huge investments in exploration costs, announces today it is giving up looking for oil in the Arctic for the foreseeable future due to not finding sufficient amounts to make drilling and extraction worthwhile. 174 more words

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