Double US blow for Shell's Arctic plans

James Ashton
January 2013
Evening Standard;1/ 9/2013, p37
SHELL'S plans to drill in the Arctic have suffered a dual blow after the US government ordered a review of its plans to drill off the Alaskan coast, and the US Coast Guard ordered an investigation into the recent grounding of its oil rig in the region. The review potentially threatens Shell's ability to secure the permits it needs to resume exploratory drilling this summer.


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