A bittersweet year for Shell in Alaska
In 2012 company finally starts drilling in the Arctic OCS, while a string of glitches and the Kulluk grounding grab public attention
For Shell, 2012 was the year in Alaska in which the company finally saw drill bits turn in its oil prospects in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas after a six-year effort to start its Arctic outer continental shelf exploration drilling program. But a series of snafus and a major grounding incident with t....
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