Shaun Polczer, CALGARY: Shell’s
plans to return to Alaska’s Arctic waters in 2013
have been put on ice while the company and US regulatory
authorities investigate the causes of a series of problems that
hit the 2012 drilling programme.
Marvin Odum, the president of Shell’s US
business, said On 27 February the company would take a "pause"
in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas in Alaska, while authorities
look into the grounding of its Kulluk drillship on 31
The announcement came just a week after the US Coast Guard
handed a report...