| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:01 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 10:29 PM
After 6 years of planning, and $4.5 billion in expenditures, the Shell Drilling Rig "Noble Discoverer" is tonight (Sunday) just 10 miles from its goal.
After an 8-day-journey from Dutch Harbor, the vessel now sits in the Chukchi Sea -- and is preparing...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 5:17 PM
This morning, (Sunday) Shell Oil has begun conducting an historic operation in the Chukchi Sea.
For the first time in more than 2 decades, the company has started drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean -- 70 miles off the coast of Northwestern Alaska. It...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Rival 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...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 6:45 PM
On 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.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Heavy 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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:57 PM
Greenpeace plans on deploying two submarines to keep tabs on Royal Dutch Shell when the oil company starts drilling in the Arctic, which could begin as soon as next month.
The subs, a two-person and a one-person craft, are currently on board the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:03 AM
A 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:51 AM
If there's an official ranking for snarkiness, Greenpeaceand the Yes Lab have got to be near the top this summer. Their snarky social media mash-up takes Greenpeace's campaign against Shell Arctic drilling to a whole new level.
It's a fake Shell...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The national campaign to politically discredit the American Legislative Exchange Council and the many businesses that financially support ALEC hasn’t swept into South Dakota yet, despite our Legislature being such a stronghold for lawmakers who...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:19 AM
The environmentalist group Greenpeace has leveled its latest protests against Seattle-based tech giants Amazon and Microsoft.
The organization alleges that the companies’ remote data services, often referred to as clouds, utilize dangerous and...