| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:30 AM
There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
| May 18, 2015
| 3:54 PM
A few hundred critics of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean blocked entrances for several hours Monday to a seaport terminal in Seattle where Royal Dutch Shell's massive floating drill rig will be loaded up before heading to the waters off Alaska this...
| May 14, 2015
| 7:42 PM
The mayor made a late play to stop it, citing permit violations. The port commission, under pressure from the city and the public, politely asked for a delay. A City Council member put his paddle where his politics are, joining a few dozen other “...
| May 14, 2015
| 4:30 PM
The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.
Activists paddling out in...
| May 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
El Gobierno estadounidense aprobó el lunes el plan de exploración de Royal Dutch Shell para perforar en busca de petróleo en el Ártico por primera vez desde el 2012.
El Departamento del Interior aprobó condicionalmente el plan de Shell para buscar...
| May 11, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year exploration plan...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell's $70-billion pact to buy British rival BG Group may inspire copycat deals in the oil and gas industry as companies struggle to adjust to months of collapsing crude prices.
The agreement, the second largest on record...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 9:05 AM
European petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British rival BG Group for roughly $70 billion in a deal that could help the two companies battle low oil prices while pressuring market leader Exxon Mobil Corp.
Shell, which is based in the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:34 PM
The United Steelworkers reached a tentative contract with Shell Oil Co. on Thursday after more than a month of contentious talks and strikes, union officials said.
The union said it had settled on a new four-year pact with Shell, the lead negotiator for...
| Jan 10, 2015
Carl: The Daily Press does an excellent job in doing investigative work, but I wish someone would investigate why the city of Newport News', the animal registration card we get every year, and the $5 fee. Even though I get my animals...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Gasoline traders reacted quickly to the first nationwide oil refinery walkout in more than three decades, pumping up wholesale prices to their highest level in more than a month.
But analysts questioned whether there would be longer-lasting consequences...