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Shell officials acknowledged to a Coast Guard investigative panel on Saturday that the Kulluk oil drilling rig left Dutch Harbor in December to avoid the prospect of millions in taxes. Comment?
The chief engineer for the ship that attempted to tow a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling barge across the Gulf of Alaska in December says he doesn't know why all four of his vessel's main engines failed but that a fuel additive is the chief suspect. Comment?
After drifting toward shore on a floating drill rig tilted by 30-foot swells and 45-knot winds, then riding a basket up to a hovering Coast Guard helicopter, Todd Case said he would revise the towing plan for the vessel on a winter trip across the Gulf of Alaska. Comment?
The grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge off a remote Alaska island began with a bracket connected to a tow line being ripped off the vessel in heavy Gulf of Alaska weather, a Shell official testified Monday. Comment?
Alaska State Troopers say Simon Gatpan of Santa Clara was found "unresponsive" Saturday morning near the Trident Seafoods fish cannery on Akutan . Comment?
More than 250 vessels operated last year in the Arctic Ocean and made 480 transits through the Bering Strait, and the increasing traffic poses more of a threat than Arctic offshore drilling, U.S. Sen. Comment?
A ship that will transport a damaged Royal Dutch Shell Arctic drilling barge has arrived in the Alaska port of Dutch Harbor. Comment?
An effort to give the United States a new source of domestic oil and refill the trans-Alaska pipeline took a hit Wednesday when Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced it will suspend offshore petroleum drilling in the Arctic Ocean for 2013. Comment?
Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced Wednesday that it will suspend its offshore petroleum drilling program in the Arctic Ocean for 2013, taking a break to make sure it can do so safely. Comment?
A Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling vessel that ran aground on New Year's Eve is on the move from near Kodiak Island in Alaska to Dutch Harbor. Comment?
The Coast Guard has lifted its order restricting movement of a drilling vessel from a Kodiak Island bay in Alaska. Comment?
Two tugs scheduled to tow a damaged Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge collided while maneuvering in a bay off Kodiak Island. Comment?
The National Transportation Safety board says the plane slid off the runway when the pilot tried to land. Comment?
A multi-agency group formed to deal with the New Year's Eve grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge near an Alaskan island says the rig is safe to tow to its next port and the unified command is disbanding. Comment?
A damaged floating drill rig and a drill ship that were both involved in Arctic petroleum exploration last summer off Alaska's northern coast will be "dry towed" to shipyards in Asia for assessments and repairs, a Shell Alaska spokesman said Monday. Comment?
Royal Dutch Shell PLC will try to move its grounded drill ship out of the worst of the North Pacific's fury with a towing attempt when conditions allow. Comment?
Spokesmen for Royal Dutch Shell PLC and the Coast Guard say naval architects have pronounced the oil company's drill ship sound and they're preparing for an attempt to pull it off rocks near a remote Alaska island. Comment?
Responders on Saturday prepared to hook a main tow line to an oil-drilling ship grounded on rocks near a remote Alaska island. Comment?
Members of Congress are calling for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Arctic offshore drilling operations as salvagers develop plans to move a company drill ship off rocks near an Alaska island, where it ran aground in a fierce year end storm. Comment?
The grounding of a petroleum drilling ship on a remote Alaska island has refueled the debate over oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic Ocean, where critics for years have said the conditions are too harsh and the stakes too high to allow dangerous industrial development. Comment?