Hollander, Taz
June 2012
Alaska Business Monthly;Jun2012, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p66
The article focuses on the plan of Royal Dutch Shell PLC to drill for oil in 2012 in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska after spending nearly 4 billion dollars and waiting out more than five years of delay. Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith states that Alaska's Arctic could be home to one of the most prolific hydrocarbon basins left in North America. The firm is planning to drill as many as five exploratory wells on OCS leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi sea.


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