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Lukoil proposes financing Arctic geological surveys

by on October 26, 2012 2:29 am BST
Lukoil proposes financing Arctic geological surveysBY JAMES MARSONMOSCOW -- Lukoil, Russia's second largest oil producer, has proposed investing $2.7 billion in geological survey work on Russia's Arctic shelf, Interfax cited a company spokesman as saying.The company sent applications to the government at the start of October expressing readiness to carry

Shell kicks off drilling in Beaufort

by on October 4, 2012 6:12 pm BST
Shell said it started drilling late on Wednesday at its Sivulliq prospect after getting clearance from Inupiat Eskimo whalers, who had just completed their autumn bowhead whale hunt, Reuters reported. Under the plans, operations must cease by the end of October, the news wire said.As with the well it

BSEE authorizes limited Shell preparatory activities in Beaufort Sea

by on September 20, 2012 2:46 pm BST
BSEE authorizes limited Shell preparatory activities in Beaufort SeaWASHINGTON — As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director James A. Watson today announced that Shell will be allowed to move

Shell: Temporarily interrupting drilling in Alaska to avoid sea ice

by on September 10, 2012 3:31 pm BST
Shell: Temporarily interrupting drilling in Alaska to avoid sea iceBY ALISON SIDER ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- One day after starting to drill the first well in Alaska's Arctic offshore in more than two decades, Royal Dutch Shell said Monday it needed to move its rig as a precaution against sea ice that could