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Posted: over 4 years ago

Shell terminates contract for Transocean’s ‘Polar Pioneer’ drilling rig

  Oil giant Shell has terminated a rig contract with Transocean, for the Polar Pioneer semi-sub...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell applies to drill deeper in Chukchi Sea

Oil company Shell has reportedly applied for permission to drill into the oil bearing zones of the C...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell starts drilling offshore Alaska

Shell has kicked off drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, using the Transocean-o...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

BSEE sends inspectors aboard Shell’s Arctic drilling rigs

Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspector carried out conducted inspection...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell’s icebreaker moves to Oregon for repairs

An icebreaker which will support Shell’s drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alask...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Update: Polar Pioneer Departs Seattle, 24 Detained

Twenty-four ShellNo activists were detained while trying to block Shell’s drilling rig Polar P...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

‘Polar Pioneer’ leaves Seattle. Detained activists to pay $500 fine each

The Shell-operated Polar Pioneer drilling rig which will be drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea, off...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Activists Detained while Trying to Block Polar Pioneer

A group of Greenpeace activists trying to block the departure of Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pi...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

‘Polar Pioneer’ on the move. Activists detained

Shell-operated Polar Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig is apparently on the move out of Seattle,...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Sen. Murkowski visits Shell’s Arctic-bound drilling rig

Alaska’s senator Lisa Murkowski has paid a visit to a controversial oil rig moored in the Port...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

DW: Shell’s Arctic drilling could affect future of Alaskan and U. S. crude supply

Despite surging production from U.S. shale plays, the scale of long-term production remains uncertai...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Polar Pioneer Flunks USCG Checkup

Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer, currently docked in the port of Seattle, did not pass an i...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Activists chain themselves to Shell’s vessel Arctic Challenger

Two activists have secured themselves to the anchor chain of Shell’s support vessel Arctic Cha...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Protests against Shell in Seattle intensify

Dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle on Saturday to protest against Shell&...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Protesters greet Shell’s drilling rig as it docks in Seattle

  “Oil battle in Seattle”, this is how recent developments surrounding a Shell-oper...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Polar Pioneer Arrives in Seattle

Shell’s giant oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer moored at the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

More hurdles for Shell’s Arctic drilling plans

While Shell may have received a conditional approval by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

BOEM approves Shell’s Chukchi Sea drilling plan

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has conditionally approved Shell Gulf of Mexico, I...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Further permits needed for Shell’s Arctic rig to be moored in Seattle

Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) yesterday ruled that the proposed use of the ...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell Blocked from Using Seattle Port to Moor Arctic Rig

Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) said that Port of Seattle needs an additional...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Gallery: ‘Blue Marlin’ reaches Port Angeles

The Blue Marlin, a Curacao-flagged heavy-lift vessel carrying the Polar Pioneer drilling rig, has ar...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Greenpeace leaves Shell’s Arctic-bound rig

Six Greenpeace activists disembarked from Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig in the Pacific Ocean on...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Shell wants Greenpeace activists off its rig

Royal Dutch Shell has filed a complaint to a federal court in Alaska asking for an order to remove s...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Greenpeace activists board Arctic-bound drilling rig

  Greenpeace activists have boarded a semi-submersible oil drilling rig destined to drill for S...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Statoil Gets Nod to Use ‘Polar Pioneer’ Rig (Norway)

Norwegian oil company Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Polar Pioneer s...

Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

Statoil Announces Major Oil Discovery in Barents Sea, Offshore Norway

  Statoil, along with partners Eni Norway and Petoro, has made a significant oil discovery on t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 9 years ago