TITLE

Shell in Arctic rig furore

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;1/ 3/2013, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
ROYAL Dutch Shell was yesterday accused of 'staggering ineptitude' after a drilling rig ran aground in Alaska.
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