Shell Updates on Alaska Exploration

Update on the Burger J exploration well. Shell found indications of oil and gas, but not sufficient to warrant further exploration in the Burger prospect.

Shell Engineer Takes the Road Less Traveled

From Antarctica to Anchorage, Laura Morse's path to becoming an environmental engineer for Shell Alaska was anything but traditional. Now, she’s committed to putting down roots and using her talents to serve the local community

Inaugural GeoFORCE Alaska Cohort Honored at Graduation Ceremony

The inaugural cohort of GeoFORCE Alaska students recently graduated from an academically intense four-year program where they learned key science concepts, acquired valuable communications skills, prepared for their futures after high school and left with the tools to blaze their own unique paths.

Scientist Highlights Importance of Weather Forecasting

Extreme weather and other natural disasters both fascinated and frightened Greg Deemer during his childhood. Today, Greg works as an ocean science specialist for one of Shell Alaska’s contracting partners. He discusses the roles of weather and sea-ice monitoring in Shell’s operations and the value of traditional knowledge.

Shell Ships Call on Homer

The Homer News reports that two of Shell's support vessels for its planned 2015 operations in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska will stop in Homer, Alaska for various inspections.

It’s All in the Family

Chad Sorenson and his father, Paul, never imagined they would end up working together. But after successful careers in the education sector, both wanted a new challenge – they found it at Shell Alaska.

Shell Lays Out Its Arctic Plans

Shell EVP Ann Pickard spoke with the Houston Chronicle about Shell's 2015 drilling plans in Alaska during a recent visit to the Polar Pioneer drilling rig.

CLOs Build Connections in Alaska Communities

From Kaktovik to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Community Liaison Officers (CLOs) serve as representatives and feedback recipients for Shell in Alaska. They help ensure their various communities’ priorities and events are addressed. CLOs work with Shell staff to communicate more effectively with communities and help increase engagement opportunities.

Obama Defends Arctic Drilling Decision

In a press conference held on May 14, 2015, President Barack Obama defended his decision to allow Shell to drill offshore in the Arctic. Timothy Cama, a reporter for The Hill, shares some additional details.

Shell Mom Engineers Balance

Suzanne Moore is a senior drilling engineer based in Anchorage, Alaska. She has worked at Shell in Alaska for nearly two years and also worked at Shell in the Gulf of Mexico. Overall, Suzanne has 18 years of petroleum engineering experience. In celebration of Mother’s Day, Suzanne shared her thoughts on how she achieves success at work and at home – and why family always comes first.

Oil Rig Brings Business Boom to Port Angeles

Business owners in Port Angeles, Wash. talk to Dan Cassuto from KING 5 News about the economic benefits stemming from the Polar Pioneer, one of Shell's oil drilling rigs that is anchored outside the city's port.

Shell Signs MOU with NOAA for Sharing of Scientific Data

On August 23, 2011 Shell, alongside ConocoPhillips and Statoil, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to formally share scientific information the companies have worked individually and jointly to collect.

North Slope Borough, Shell to Collaborate on Science

In an effort to answer key scientific questions and concerns related to exploration and development in Alaska’s outer continental shelf, the North Slope Borough and Shell have entered into a multi-year collaborative science agreement.

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