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Vol. 15, No. 22 Week of May 30, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Obama halts Alaska drilling until 2011

Suspension of OCS drilling effectively kills Shell drilling in Beaufort and Chukchi Seas for 2010, state waters not impacted

Eric Lidji

For Petroleum News

The Obama Administration is suspending two planned exploration programs off the coast of Alaska until at least 2011 in the wake of the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The suspension is part of a broader re-examination of domestic offshore drilling policy in the weeks since the Deepwater Hor....

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State spared, Liberty maybe

Alaska delegation opposed


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