Heavy ice could delay start of Shell Alaska’s Arctic drilling

Kim Murphy Los Angeles Times via The Kansas City Star 5/26/2012

SEATTLE — The heaviest polar ice in more than a decade could postpone the start of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean until the beginning of August, a delay of up to two weeks, Shell Alaska officials said.

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Energy in America: EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

Dan Springer FoxNews.com 4/25/2011

Shell Oil Company has announced it must scrap efforts to drill for oil this summer in the Arctic Ocean off the northern coast of Alaska. The decision comes following a ruling by the EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board to withhold critical air permits. The move has angered some in Congress and triggered […]