Time ticking on Shell's offshore Arctic drilling
Shell had hoped to use this year's brief, ice-free season to drill up to three exploratory wells in the remote Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska and up to two in the Beaufort Sea off the state's northern coast.
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#1 Jul 25, 2012
"You didn't build that"
- Barack Obama
Where's Vera Baker?
#3 Jul 25, 2012
Actually,m it exactly what the are saying. The ice is breaking off the cap, and now floating in the sea. More ice breaking off than normal ( due to warming ) = more sea ice than normal.
Since: Sep 11
#16 Jul 26, 2012
It's not the sea ice. It's the Government causing the delay.
1. The oil-spill barge, the Arctic Challenger, has yet to be cleared by the Coast Guard for seaworthiness.
2. Shell cannot meet EPA limits on emissions of nitrogen oxides, particulates and on ammonia emissions for the Noble Discoverer drill ship and its associated support vessels, with currently available technology.
#17 Jul 26, 2012
Last time I saw Vera was during a three way with your mamma!
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