Noble Corporation have announced the termination of a contract, with Royal Dutch Shell, for the Noble Discoverer Drillship, a year earlier than planned.
Arctic Development | Offshore Post
Royal Dutch Sell has walked away from further offshore drilling in US Arctic waters, as exploration wells prove little reserves, and exploration costs spiral.
Actress Emma Thompson joined protests today (2 September), alongside Greenpeace activists over Shell’s offshore Arctic drilling campaign.
US Presidential contender, Hillary Clinton, has moved to distance herself from President Obama’s pro stance on offshore drilling within the Arctic waters.
Royal Dutch Shell has received the final permit from US authorities, allowing it to drill the final sections of its offshore Arctic wells, into oil bearing rock.
US Coast Guard, has announced that it will fine environmental the protesters that blocked one of Royal Dutch Shell’s vessels from leaving Portland last month.
Environmental activists, organised by Greenpeace have forced Shell’s offshore Arctic Icebreaking vessel to turn back to an Oregon port, halting all Arctic exploration
Environmental activists have put a halt to Shell’s offshore Arctic exploratory drilling, by abseiling off an Oregon Bridge, and blockading a vessel in port.
Shell has received all remaining permits, effectively giving it the green light to start exploratory offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic waters.
Royal Dutch Shell has received inspections on both its offshore drilling rigs, due to start exploring for oil, in the US Arctic waters off Alaska.
Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it will start drilling and exploring for oil, in the Alaskan Arctic within days, as up to thirty ships join the Polar Pioneer
The US National Transportation Safety Board blames Shell’s inadequate planning for the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, in seas close to Alaska.
The Polar Pioneer, the rig with which Royal Dutch Shell plans to restart its troubled Arctic drilling programme, has finally arrived in the Port of Seattle.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given approval to Shell’s revised exploration programme for the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska
Shell’s Artic drilling programme faces further setbacks, as Seattle’s Planning Department requests a new permit for use of the city’s port.