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Skiku/NANANordic Skiing Program Wins Community Leadership Award
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition recently honored Skiku and its sister program NANANordic with the 2015 Community Leadership Award.
CLOs Build Connections in Alaska Communities
From Kaktovik to 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.
Alaska exploration is long-term game says Shell Oil Pres.
CNBC featured Shell Oil Co. President Marvin Odum in a segment about exploration in Alaska.
BOEM Conditionally Approves Shell’s 2015 Exploration Plan
On May 11, 2015, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) granted conditional approval of Shell’s Final Revised Chukchi Sea Exploration Plan.
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.
Shell Granted Preliminary Injunction Against Greenpeace
On May 8, 2015, a judge issued a Preliminary Injunction against Greenpeace. A full hearing for a Preliminary Injunction was held on April 28, 2015.
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's Ann Pickard presents at Offshore Technology Conference
Executive Vice President Ann Pickard gave a speech at the Offshore Technology Conference. She spoke with Rex Rock, president of Arctic Iñupiat Offshore.
The changing face of the oil industry in Alaska
Shell Alaska Vice President Laurie Schmidt was featured in an article by the Alaska Dispatch News.
Temporary Restraining Order granted against Greenpeace
A judge granted Shell a Temporary Restraining Order against Greenpeace after protestors boarded a vessel as it was being transported across the Pacific.
Shell seeks injunction against Greenpeace
Shell filed a complaint against Greenpeace and will seek an injunction to bring an end to the boarding that is currently taking place.
Shell-Funded Science Program Receives Arctic Award
The operator and supporting entities of the Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program won the Arctic Technology Conference 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award.
DoI issues Record of Decision, reaffirms Lease Sale 193
The Record of Decision reaffirms Lease Sale 193 and clears the way for BOEM to make a decision on the revised Chukchi Sea Exploration Plan.
Shell Contributes to NPC Study on Arctic Development
The National Petroleum Council (NPC) released a 2015 study about prudent development in the U.S. Arctic.
North Slope students dig deeper into geology
Many U.S. high schools don’t even offer geology, but for a select group of Alaska students, each summer brings a traveling, hands-on geology lesson.
DeeDee Jonrowe: Another racer fueled by Shell
You may not know the name DeeDee Jonrowe, but she is one of the most popular and respected dog-mushers in the world.
Approval to Begin Initial Drilling Offshore
The Department of Interior has approved preparatory operations in non-oil-bearing zones in the Chukchi Sea
Ongoing Science Programs
Since 2006, Shell has invested more than $60 million pursuing baseline science in the Arctic.
Science in the Arctic
Over 5000 Scientific Studies To Date
Joint Industry Project on Oil Spill Response in Ice
A collaborative effort to enhance Arctic oil spill response.
Shell Alaska Scientist Speaks at Arctic Policy Forum
Dr. Michael Macrander, lead scientist for Shell in Alaska, presented at the Institute of the North’s November Arctic Policy Forum.
Shell Alaska Sponsors Mayor's Education Summit
Laurie Becwar, Shell Alaska's HR Account Manager, participated in the Mayor’s Education Summit in Anchorage.
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.
Let's Get Our Economy Moving by Harnessing Alaska's Energy
Oil and gas don’t just fuel cars and airplanes, heat our homes and bring us modern products.
Economic Analysis of Future Offshore Oil and Gas Development
Visit the links below to read the Economic Analysis of Future Offshore Oil and Gas Development.
Shell Alaska Receives Award for Dedication to Science
The Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska’s only combined public aquarium, research facility and ocean wildlife rescue center, honored Shell Alaska with an Alaska Ocean Leadership Award during its Marine Gala, held January 16, 2011.
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.
Open Water Activities
Shell Proposed Open Water Activities 2009-2010. North Slope Borough Assembly Meeting February 2, 2009.
North Slope Borough Assembly Meeting Feb 2, 2009
Shell Proposed Open Water Activities 2009-2010