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  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace US activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block the Shell ‘s icebreaking vessel MSV Fennica from leaving the port of Portland for Alaskan waters. Greenpeace says that the climbers have enough supplies to last several days, and are prepared to stay in Shell’s way as long as possible. Shell’s Arctic […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace US activists have suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block the Shell ‘s icebreaking vessel MSV Fennica from leaving the port of Portland for Alaskan waters. Greenpeace says that the climbers have enough supplies to last several days, and are prepared to stay in Shell’s way as long as possible. Shell’s Arctic […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspector carried out conducted inspections of Shell’s drillship Noble Discoverer and the semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Polar Pioneer in Dutch Harbor, Alaska July 7-12. Subject to regulatory approvals, Shell will use the rigs for its drilling campaign in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, during the 2015 summer season. While […]

  • 10 July 2015

    An uncharted shoal has been discovered by hydrographic surveyors in the area where Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica was holed last Friday forcing it to return to dock in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The discovery was reported by the U.S. Coast Guard, who could not confirm whether the shoal was the cause of damage on the icebreaker, Alaska […]

  • 30 July 2015

    Offshore Energy Today reported Wednesday that Greenpeace activists had suspended themselves from St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon to block Shell’s vessel M/V Fennica from leaving the port for Alaskan waters. According to a live stream by one of the activists, the vessel is now on the move through the Willamette River and towards the St. Johns Bridge. It […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreaker chartered to Royal Dutch Shell, MSV Fennica, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for her operational duties, the vessel’s owner Arctia Shipping informed. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on July 3rd, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal a well in case […]

  • 10 July 2015

    An uncharted shoal has been discovered by hydrographic surveyors in the area where Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica was holed last Friday forcing it to return to dock in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The discovery was reported by the U.S. Coast Guard, who could not confirm whether the shoal was the cause of damage on the icebreaker, Alaska […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Equipment

    Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) personnel conducted inspections of Shell Oil Co. marine vessels Noble Discoverer and the semi-submersible drilling unit Transocean Polar Pioneer in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. While onboard the vessels, BSEE inspectors reviewed drilling equipment, assessed overall readiness, and tested key safety devices. They also verified BOEM lease stipulations, environmental […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreaker chartered to Royal Dutch Shell, MSV Fennica, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for her operational duties, the vessel’s owner Arctia Shipping informed. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on July 3rd, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal a well in case […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling plans have hit another hurdle as the company’s icebreaker Fennica had to return to dock in Dutch Harbor last week after a hole was discovered in the vessel’s hull. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on Friday, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling plans have hit another hurdle as the company’s icebreaker Fennica had to return to dock in Dutch Harbor last week after a hole was discovered in the vessel’s hull. The vessel was supposed to head for the Arctic on Friday, loaded with a capping stack that would be used to seal […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Shell has kicked off drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, using the Transocean-owned Polar Pioneer drilling rig. According to the company, the Polar Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig spudded the Burger J well at approximately 17:00 Alaska Daylight Time, Thursday, July 30. The Burger Prospect is located in about 140 feet of water, 70 miles northwest […]

  • 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, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    An icebreaker which will support Shell’s drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska, will be repaired in Portland, after suffering a damage to the hull while navigating through the Unalaska Bay. MSV Fennica, which is still in Unalaska according to AIS data, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno announced that BSEE Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire this week oversaw testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound to ensure compliance with stringent Federal safety standards for oil and gas exploration on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. A key piece of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica has managed to squeeze through the protesting environmentalists in Portland and depart for the Arctic to support Shell’s drilling operation. The ship set sail on Thursday afternoon having completed repairs to its hull that was breached earlier this month when the vessel was departing from the Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Protesters in kayaks and […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica has managed to squeeze through the protesting environmentalists in Portland and depart for the Arctic to support Shell’s drilling operation. The ship set sail on Thursday afternoon having completed repairs to its hull that was breached earlier this month when the vessel was departing from the Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Protesters in kayaks and […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish icebreakers of Arctia Shipping, MSV Nordica and MSV Fennica, are returning home from their duties as ice management vessels in the Chukchi Sea which enabled ships to go through a shorter, time and fuel saving route through Canadian arctic archipelago, the Northwest Passage. Riku Kiili and Cayetana Ruiz de Almiron de Andres of Aker Arctic joined the voyage […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Equipment

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) this week oversaw testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound, near Seattle, to ensure compliance with stringent Federal safety standards for oil and gas exploration on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. To remind, Shell-operated, Arctic-bound Polar Pioneer drilling rig recently left Seattle. A key […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s continuing commitment to safe and responsible offshore energy exploration and development, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire oversaw comprehensive testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound this week, to ensure compliance with rigorous new standards established since the 2010 […]