UK gov't rejects lawmakers' calls to halt Arctic oil drilling

January 2013
Energy Today (Hungary);01/16/2013, p4
The article reports on the Great Britain government's refusal to accept a September 2012 recommendation from the Environmental Audit Committee to put a ban on arctic drilling, despite renewed safety concerns following the recent grounding of Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Kulluk rig off Alaska.


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