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Recent seismic (earthquake) activity in the area of the Beaufort Sea where Shell’s concession lies

FROM A SHELL RELATED EXPERT SOURCE (Alarming information supplied to John Donovan)

John

The attach file highlights a number of known hazards which Shell will need to address in their Arctic drilling and development work. One such hazard is highlighted on a map showing recent seismic (earthquake) activity in the area of the Beaufort Sea where Shell’s concession lies.

You make recall that this is the same issue that led to the takeover of Sakhalin 2 by Gazprom!

Chapter Three: Description of the Beaufort Sea Lease Sale Area ( Patience is required as document takes some time to load)

ACCESS TO FULL SIZE MAPS FROM THE DOCUMENT – CLICK ON EACH IMAGE TO ENLARGE TO FULL SIZE

FROM A FORMER SHELL OIL CO EMPLOYEE

John,

I just read your latest article about earthquakes in the north slope area. The following link has more information. See Figure 12. The report is a bit dated but it confirms what your ‘Shell Expert’ has sent you. There is indeed one historical off-shore ‘hotspot’ of activity.

Seismicity of continental Alaska

Here is a more recent article and map.

Building a Natural Gas Pipeline Through Earthquake … – Geotimes

And another:
 
Beaufort Sea – Earthquake Hazards Program – USGS

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