Posts Tagged “Arctic drilling”

Gas tanker Ob River attempts first winter Arctic crossing

A large tanker carrying liquified natural gas (LNG) is set to become the first ship of its type to sail across the Arctic crossing. The carrier, Ob River, left Norway in November and has sailed north of Russia on its way to Japan. The specially equipped tanker is due to arrive in early December and will shave […]

BSEE has approved Shell’s oil spill response plan

Originally published on Petropedia. In another step toward opening the gate to Shell’s long planned Alaska Arctic drilling program, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, or BSEE, has approved Shell’s oil spill response plan for the company’s planned exploratory drilling in the Beaufort Sea. “We have conducted an exhaustive […]