Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -
General News

Shell to Cease Off-Shore Arctic Oil Drilling in Alaska

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags  

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/29/15

Become a Fan
  (45 fans)
From youtube.com/watch?v=ejym4mKelhM: Shell Oil
Shell Oil
(Image by YouTube)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it's ceasing exploration in offshore Alaska for the foreseeable future. The company says an exploratory well drilled to 6,800 feet found oil and gas but not in sufficient quantities. Shell USA President Marvin Odum says in an announcement early Monday in The Netherlands that it's a disappointing outcome for that part of the Chukchi Sea basin. Shell has spent about $7 billion on Arctic offshore development on the hope that there would be deposits worth pursuing.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nbcnews.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags
- Advertisement -