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Thirteen activists in kayaks intercepted Shell's drilling rig, the Polar Pioneer, in Seattle's Puget Sound as the rig prepared to…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / June
Shell is on the brink of Arctic exploration after the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the US Bureau…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / June
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10:56

DOI, Shell get more Arctic backlash

A total of 12 groups are challenging the US Department of Interior’s (DOI) decision to reaffirm the 2008 Chukchi Sea…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / June
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Sea of uncertainty

With a mean estimate of 23.6 billion bbl of undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional oil in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas,…
Published in OE: 2015 / June
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Defrosting Arctic development

Russian arctic oil exploration is facing an uphill battle against international sanctions and low oil prices. But, the country’s oil…
Published in OE: 2015 / June
Friday, 29 May 2015 10:03

API comments on US Arctic regulations

Producing oil and natural gas safely and responsibly in the Arctic will strengthen America’s economy and national security, API said…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / May
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is naming Shell as being ultimately responsible for the grounding of the Kulluk ice-class…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / May
Producing oil and natural gas safely and responsibly in the Arctic will strengthen America’s economy and national security, API said…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / May
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 15:23

Ice spurs innovation

Viking Life-Saving Equipment is taking PPE to the limit. Meg Chesshyre explains. Viking’s polar liferaft is ready for use—even at…
Published in OE Regions: 2015 / May
Friday, 15 May 2015 14:35

Seattleites protest Arctic drilling

Transocean’s Polar Pioneer has recently become the center of attention in Seattle. On 12 May 2015 a request was made…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / May
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 17:39

OTC 15: Shell talks Arctic plans

Shell’s Executive Vice President, Arctic, Ann Pickard discussed the supermajor’s investment and current challenges facing its Arctic exploration program at…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / May
Monday, 11 May 2015 15:56

BOEM approves Shell Arctic plan

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) granted conditional approval of Shell’s multi-year exploration plan for the Chukchi Sea…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / May
Monday, 11 May 2015 15:34

Shell Arctic spill plan

Shell released this video outlining its safety efforts for Arctic exploration. The company received conditional approval for its exploration plan…
Published in OE Media
At this week’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, DNV GL revealed a study that analyzes current regulatory regimes, outlining…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / May
Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

Safety from a design consideration

Preventing corrosion is necessary to avoiding production failures. Leokadia Rucinski and Genesis’ Binder Singh provide details. Fig. 1: A collage…
Published in OE: 2015 / May