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Shell Oil Unable To Assure Safety Of Arctic Drilling

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Shell Oil Unable To Assure Safety Of Arctic Drilling; Proposal Is “Imagineering, Not Engineering,” Says Former Shell Official

May 21, 2010 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) —-Two engineers with extensive experience in the oil industry said on Capitol Hill today that Shell Oil’s plans to begin drilling off the coast of Alaska in less than six weeks are fraught with risks that have not been adequately addressed by the company.

Dr. Robert Bea, a former Shell official, and Susan Harvey, who previously worked for British Petroleum, expressed serious concerns about Shell’s drilling plans, noting that a spill in the Arctic could not be cleaned up. Those same concerns were detailed in a twelve-page letter (http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/media/press/2010/WWFBinaryitem16362.pdf) that World Wildlife Fund submitted today to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, analyzing Shell’s proposed safety procedures for drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. read more

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Can America trust Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean?

By John Donovan

The Shell brand is so well known in the USA that most Americans probably believe that it is as American as apple pie, rather than what it actually is – a foreign owned company: Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

In the wake of the still unfolding BP/Transocean catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, Shell is currently trying to reassure the US government and other parties, including environmentalists, that they can all trust Shell to commence drilling for oil in offshore Alaska. Shell, which has already invested billions of dollars in obtaining the drilling rights, has recently released information about its plans to tackle any consequential oil spills. read more

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