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Posts on ‘January 6th, 2013’

Shell faces an Arctic meltdown

Royal Dutch Shell could be forced to delay its entire drilling programme in the Arctic this year unless its grounded Kulluk rig can be repaired in time, the City’s top oil analyst has warned. The grounding of the Kulluk rig has left Peter Voser, Shell’s chief executive, dealing with a ‘reputational hit’. By Emily Gosden: […]

Vosers Holed Arctic Superbucket

John, Just wondered how Voser’s Superbucket performed in the Arctic! This cartoon character depicts the goings on in the HAGUE OFFICE in response to the PR hogwash.

Shell to Tow Grounded Alaska Drill Rig 30 Miles in Recovery Plan

By Isaac Arnsdorf – Jan 6, 2013 8:48 AM GMT Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) plans to tow the drilling rig that ran aground in Alaska about 30 miles to a safe harbor after naval architects determined the vessel is safe to move. The Kulluk, which ran aground after breaking from a tow boat during […]

US Army joins battle to save stricken Shell rig

Adding to Shell’s problems, one of the company’s leading shareholders told The Sunday Telegraph that the market was “nervous” about the Arctic as there would be “hell to pay” in the event of a spill. The US Army has been called in to help with the battle to salvage Royal Dutch Shell’s stricken Kulluk Arctic […]