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The Chukchi and Beaufort Seas are believed to contain more recoverable oil than Alaska's Prudhoe Bay - and Prudhoe Bay, you'll recall, is the greatest oil find in North American history. So it was no small news today (Thursday) when -- for the first...
Channel 2 NewsOn Sunday, the Vice President of Shell Oil in Alaska told Governor Sean Parnell (R-Alaska) and Senator Lisa Murkowski(R-Alaska) that heavy sea ice in the Bering Straight will delay historic drilling operations -- scheduled for this summer. Those...
Tags: Petroleum Industry, BP Plc, Oceans, Lisa Murkowski, Sean Parnell
Channel 2 NewsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a man complaining of an irregular heartbeat from the Shell drillship Noble Discoverer near Nome Wednesday morning. According to Coast Guard spokesperson Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis, the 17th District...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard, Lucy Lawless
World NowEnvironmentalists warned Tuesday that an oil spill could wreak havoc on the Russian Arctic before emergency crews could reach the remote area where a Russian company has installed a platform, planning to start drilling in the treacherous region....
Channel 2 NewsA spokesman for Shell Alaska said late Monday night that divers found no signs that one of its drilling ships grounded while being adrift Saturday evening. Curtis Smith said the underwater inspection done Monday showed "there was no contact with the...
The small, plastic train, poking out between the rocks, looked like any toy lost on the beach. It measured a few inches long, small enough to tumble out of a pocket or purse, with four thin wheels and rear-end contours hinting at where other cars should...
Channel 2 NewsHeavy sea ice will significantly delay Shell Oil’s planned offshore drilling operations this summer in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Shell is saying that sea ice coverage in the Bering Sea is 30 to 40 percent above normal, the worst it’s...
Channel 2 NewsRival Vessels are both sitting in the Port of Seattle tonight (Saturday). And both are on the verge of an historic mission. The first of those vessels consists of 2 unique drilling rigs -- refurbished by Shell Oil. They are the Kuluk and...
World NowMexico's government on Friday halted a controversial mega-resort development in Baja California Sur after environmentalists said it would have threatened a large coral reef in the Sea of Cortes that has rebounded dramatically from years of damage. The...
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