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Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« on: February 28, 2013, 11:27:37 PM »
These are good news ! . Let's hope they won't be ready for 2014 either... and that Obama will cancel those permits.
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Re: Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2013, 11:57:30 AM »
Excellent News, in fact. Such good news that I think this topic belongs under "Policy and solutions" in the Forum!

Let's hope renewables ramp up so quickly that the folly of Arctic drilling will be so obvious as to make it political poison.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2013, 12:00:52 PM by Artful Dodger »
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Re: Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2013, 12:49:03 PM »
That's great news. Now I don't have to call on the masses to start protesting.  :)
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Re: Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2013, 12:34:44 AM »
The Department of the Interior report came out a few days ago, and says of Shell:

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This review has confirmed that Shell entered the drilling season not fully prepared in terms of fabricating and testing certain critical systems and establishing the scope of its operational plans. The lack of adequate preparation put pressure on Shell’s overall operations and timelines at the end of the drilling season.

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Re: Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2013, 09:19:40 PM »
This is good news indeed, but why is it in the Greenland section?

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Re: Shell abandons drilling in the Arctic for 2013
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2013, 10:43:19 PM »
Well, it is the Greenland AND Arctic Circle category. Could've gone into the Arctic Sea Ice or Consequences section, but this will do. Maybe what's needed is a central drilling thread, but we'll reconsider it in 2015, or hopefully later.
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