Arctic Development, Chukchi Sea Exploration, news briefs
8-27-12 Northern Gas Pipelines Updates
Alaska Dispatch by Alex DeMarban. With Arctic riches beckoning as the ice cap crumbles, world and local leaders eyeing the risks and rewards of development in the fragile high north gathered under one roof this weekend for a conversation on possibilities that seem as vast as the region's frigid ocean itself.
LA Times: Shell seeks more time to drill exploratory well in Chukchi Sea. With its bid to launch offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean running up against a deadline to protect against sea ice, Shell Alaska has requested an extension in its window for drilling in the Chukchi Sea. Peter E. Slaiby (NGP Photo) , vice president of the Alaska venture, said Sunday that