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
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 December.
The announcement came just a week after the US Coast Guard
handed a report...