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.

Unveiling a newly refurbished ice-class […]

3 interesting developments in the US energy sector today

ladyimpactohio RedState 2/3/2011

Shall I give you the good news first?

US District Court Judge Martin Feldman of New Orleans has found the Department of Interior in civil contempt for continuing the Gulf drilling moratorium against his orders.

Yes, folks. You heard that correctly. Back in June Judge Feldman had refused, at the Interior Department’s […]