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
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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