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  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has commenced acquisition of a 2D multi-client survey in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska. The Chukchi Sea 2D 2013 survey covers approximately 8,000 km and builds on the existing Chukchi Sea (CSR-06) survey acquired in 2006 in Russian waters and the AWI Chukchi Sea (AWI08) survey acquired in 2008. “TGS […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TGS has commenced acquisition of a 2D multi-client survey in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska. The Chukchi Sea 2D 2013 survey covers approximately 8,000 km and builds on the existing Chukchi Sea (CSR-06) survey acquired in 2006 in Russian waters and the AWI Chukchi Sea (AWI08) survey acquired in 2008. “TGS […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Shell has reportedly applied for permission to drill into the oil bearing zones of the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska. The company, which kicked off drilling at its Burger J well in the Chukchi Sea on July 30, now wants to go deeper, hoping to uncover oil. The company is using two drilling rigs, […]

  • 13 February 2015

    The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the release of a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) for Chukchi Sea Lease Sale 193, which moves the Department one step closer to resolving federal court concerns regarding the 2008 oil and gas leases offshore Alaska. The FSEIS updates the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) estimates […]

  • 14 November 2013

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday announced that the public comment period on the recently released Call for Information and Nominations on Proposed Chukchi Sea Oil and Gas Sale 237 will be extended to Dec. 3, 2013. On Sept. 26, 2013, when the bureau published the Call, the public comment period was […]

  • 26 January 2010

    ConocoPhillips has agreed to let Statoil take a stake in an exploration areas in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska where initial drilling is planned in two years time. The US-based oil major has said Statoil is taking a 25% stake in its leases held with 50% equity in the Chukchi Sea which were acquired in […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Shell Alaska yesterday began drilling operations at its Burger prospect in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska. The Noble Discoverer drillship is being used for the operations. “The occasion is historic. It’s the first time a drill bit has touched the sea floor in the U.S. Chukchi Sea in more than two decades. Today marks the […]

  • 23 January 2014

    The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit yesterday ruled that the Department of the Interior violated the law when it sold offshore oil and gas leases in the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska.   The decision stems from a lawsuit filed by a coalition of Alaska Native and conservation groups made up […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Shell has obtained an approval to go deeper, into oil-bearing zones, with its exploration in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno on Monday announced that Shell received approval of one Application for Permit to Modify (APM) to conduct exploratory drilling activities into potential oil-bearing zones offshore Alaska […]

  • 28 May 2010

    Shell is planning to go ahead with its 2010 exploration program in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas off northern Alaska, despite the unfolding oil-spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In preparation for assembling its Arctic drilling fleet, Shell has started moving vessels and has mobilized every piece of equipment that’s not local (in Alaska) […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Endeavor Management has announced that Shell has appointed the Houston-based consulting firm’s Arctic Team to provide advisory services in preparation for the potential resumption of Shell’s Chukchi Sea drilling campaign. Endeavor will provide support and advice for a third-party audit of Shell’s management systems related to Arctic operations. Endeavor worked with Shell’s Venture Team in […]

  • 28 January 2015

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski from the State of Alaska, has criticized the Obama administration following the release of the draft for nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022, which among other things, proposes a veto on offshore exploration in some parts of Alaskan territorial waters in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Murkowski, […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources supported Thursday U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and her broad, bipartisan energy legislation and a separate measure she introduced to grant Alaska and other coastal states a share of the revenue from offshore oil and gas activity. The committee on Thursday approved the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors are overseeing Shell drilling operations 24/7 in the Chukchi Sea to ensure compliance with federal regulations and safety standards. According to a BSEE statement issued Wednesday, the inspectors boarded the semi-submersible drilling unit Transocean Polar Pioneer and the drillship M/V Noble Discoverer last week as part […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with the University of Texas at Austin and a team of highly qualified and experienced Arctic researchers for a comprehensive study of the Hanna Shoal ecosystem in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. The study will […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today issued a Call for Information and Nominations relating to a potential oil and gas Lease Sale 237 scheduled for the Chukchi Sea Planning Area off of Alaska in 2016. The 45-day Call is the first step in the region-specific, targeted approach to leasing offshore Alaska, as […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today issued a Call for Information and Nominations relating to a potential oil and gas Lease Sale 237 scheduled for the Chukchi Sea Planning Area off of Alaska in 2016. The 45-day Call is the first step in the region-specific, targeted approach to leasing offshore Alaska, as […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Shell’s Arctic drilling plans have hit yet another obstacle as the Greenpeace activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block Shell’s vessel from leaving port for Alaskan waters.  According to Greenpeace, the climbers have enough supplies to last several days, and are prepared to stay in Shell’s way as long as […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Shell’s drilling operations at Burger prospect in Chukchi Sea, Alaska, which have been halted due to potentially „encroaching“ sea ice, could resume in several days, AP has reported, citing Shell’s spokesman. Shell on Sunday started drilling at the prospect, marking the first time a drill bit has touched the sea floor in the U.S. Chukchi Sea […]

  • 25 April 2014

    Alaska’s U.S. Senator Mark Begich welcomed yesterday’s order by a federal judge in the latest lawsuit over Shell Oil Company’s plans to develop oil and gas in Alaska’s Arctic waters which sets in place a process for resumption of that development. U.S. Federal District Court Judge Ralph Beistline yesterday entered his order on the Lease […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell, last night announced it concluded its 2012 drilling campaign offshore Alaska, USA. After several weeks of drilling at Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, the mandatory close of the offshore Alaska drilling window has put the oil giant’s arctic drilling season to an end. In a statement published on its website Shell said: […]

  • 14 January 2010

    Shell is partnering with Olgoonik Corp., the Native village corporation for the Chukchi Sea coast village of Wainwright, and Ukpeaegvik Inupiat Corp., the Native village corporation for Barrow, to operate logistics bases in Wainwright and Barrow this summer, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said.