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Posts on ‘January 5th, 2013’

Kulluk in an uncontrolled, unplanned, totally screwed-up situation

It could take until spring for crews to remove a grounded oil-drilling ship from rocks near a remote Alaska island, thanks to the fury of the North Pacific winter, a veteran marine salvager said. “Now it’s in an uncontrolled, unplanned, totally screwed-up situation”… Alaska winter will challenge Shell ship salvage DAN JOLING | January 5, […]

Royal Dutch Shell Executive Nebahat Albayrak

By John Donovan In October 2012 we published an article: “Failed socialist politician Nebahat Albayrak appointed as Shell EP Vice President“ We note that an extraordinary article by Dutch investigative journalist Ton Biesemaat, about the same Royal Dutch Shell executive, has just been published in Dutch: Meehuilen met de wolven: Shell en de twee gezichten van […]

Shell ship wreck debacle

By John Donovan News update on Kulluk ship wreck debacle: Security guards are stationed outside the command post set up in The Best Western Kodiak Inn trying to stem the leaks of information feeding a media firestorm. Does that sound like the actions of a company wishing to be completely open about the crisis which […]

8 reasons why Shell can’t be trusted in the Arctic

Shell’s most recent ‘mishap’ a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it’s the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in the Arctic. 1. Shell has no idea how much […]

Selection of News Articles about Kulluk Debacle

Selection of News Articles about Kulluk Debacle Latest Shell Debacle in Alaska Part of a Larger Pattern of Risk and …: Huffington Post (blog)-Shell Oil’s string of failures in its Arctic Ocean drilling attempts continued into the New Year. One of the company’s drill rigs ran aground near … Grounded Shell Oil Rig Off Alaska […]