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Alaska and Science

Shell Alaska has invested more than $100 million on science since 2006 – and we have more programs planned.

Science comprises a major part of the Arctic picture for Shell. We broadly study the ecosystem – from physical oceanography to plankton to the organisms that live in the water and mud. We’re doing this in an integrated manner so we can better understand the broader story, as well as begin to identify trends and anomalies.

The National Petroleum Council (NPC) released a 2015 study on responsible development in the U.S. Arctic. The study – co-authored by a diverse group of government regulators, Alaska Native representatives, scientists, industry members and NGOs – focuses on prudent development, technology and operations, and the ecological and human environment.

Learn more about some of the key findings in the report titled Arctic Potential: Realizing the Promise of U.S. Arctic Oil and Gas Resources.

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