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TravisTuxy

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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 1:18:21 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Royal Dutch Shell will not drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic seas this year, the company said Wednesday in a widely expected decision that follows a series of high-profile setbacks in 2012.Shell cancels Alaska drilling
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2013 12:14:11 PM

Yhey couldn't drill. The equipment they needed got there late. Too late for them to ship it up there and start drilling. There is always next year.
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 10:46:56 AM

The decision to postpone drilling is a good one. Without having their equipment fully prepared for the conditions they face, a oil spill would be both an environmental and financial disaster for everyone.

When it's safe to drill, drill and not before.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 1:25:42 AM

its two Arctic offshore rigs would head to Asia for repairs and upgrades.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2013 10:40:11 PM

That is so sad.
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 8:49:15 AM

Yea, they'll be back...
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valby
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 7:34:58 AM

Not a bad thing.
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FocusFree
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 7:25:07 AM

Arctic drilling is risky and expensive, they have likely found other places to drill with less risk and cost. Part of the price for the new 'energy' glut I suspect.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2013 2:32:25 AM

There rigs needed to be repaired.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2013 7:08:26 PM

Should I sell my stock in Shell? Does anybody know.
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stlhawk
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 4:24:45 PM

Not good for the consumers or the U.S. economy
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 9:27:01 AM

Bye bye
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2013 2:35:12 PM

Not to worry. They'll be drilling in 2014.
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wbacon
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 5:11:06 PM

bad news Opec's paid off lakeys, The So called Environmental movement, once again earned their salries from OPEC
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 2:48:26 PM

All the king crabs there must be happy too.
lol only ok:)
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 1:37:38 PM

hmmmmm. I just wonder Y
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