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  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    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...
  • Protesters of Arctic drilling block entry to Seattle port

    Protesters of Arctic drilling block entry to Seattle port
    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...
  • Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks

    Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks
    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 “...
  • Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

     Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base
    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...
  • EEUU aprueba plan de Shell para buscar petróleo en el Ártico

    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...
  • Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling

     Shell clears major hurdle for Arctic drilling
    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...
  • Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation

    Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation
    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...
  • Shell-BG tie-up could challenge market leader Exxon Mobil

    Shell-BG tie-up could challenge market leader Exxon Mobil
    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...
  • End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall

    End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall
    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...
  • Feedback 1/11/15: Animal registration,

    Investigate this 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...
  • Refinery strike pushes up wholesale gasoline prices

    Refinery strike pushes up wholesale gasoline prices
    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...