Large Shell Oil Ship Arrives In Seattle, As Part Of Fleet To Lead Company's Oil Exploration Off Alaskan Coast

Woman Chains Herself To Shell Ship In Bay North Of Seattle

The Coast Guard says it has no plans to remove a woman who has chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Royal Dutch Shell’s exploratory oil drilling plans.



Arctic Drilling Protest Heats Up Near Terminal 5

Critics of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean plan to block the gates to a seaport terminal in Seattle, where Royal Dutch Shell’s massive floating drill rig will be loaded up before heading to the waters off Alaska this summer.

CBS Seattle–05/18/2015

Environmental activists in kayaks protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska's North Slope.  (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

Kayakers Protest As Arctic Drill Rig Moors Off Seattle

As a massive oil drill rig moved into Seattle, about two dozen activists in kayaks paddled to the middle of Elliott Bay, linked boats and unfurled a banner to make a stand against Royal Dutch Shell’s plan to open a new frontier of fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic Ocean.

CBS Seattle–05/15/2015

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Kayakers Prepare To Meet Shell’s Oil Drill Rig In Seattle

Protesters opposed to Arctic oil drilling are preparing to paddle out in kayaks to meet Shell’s massive offshore drilling rig as it arrives any day now in Seattle, raising the stakes in the battle over oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2015

File image of protesters against Shell drilling operations (Photo credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Arctic Drilling Protesters Set Up At Shell Seattle Facility

Activists who don’t want Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic are protesting at the company’s Seattle fuel transfer station.

CBS Seattle–05/12/2015

The Shell logo (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic Drilling

Just days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska’s northwestern coast.


The Shell logo (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Shell Says It Will Drill Off Alaska If It Can Get Permits

Royal Dutch Shell PLC will move forward with drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast if it can obtain permits it needs and drill safely, its chief executive officer said Thursday.


File image of a Shell truck (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Shell Oil, Alaska Natives To Share In Offshore Profits

An Alaska Native regional corporation and six Native Village corporations signed an agreement with a Shell Oil subsidiary Thursday that aims to share the profits from offshore drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast.

CBS Seattle–08/01/2014

The Shell logo (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Shell Suspends Drilling For Arctic Ocean In 2013

An effort to give the United States a new source of domestic oil and refill the trans-Alaska pipeline took a hit Wednesday when Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced it will suspend offshore petroleum drilling in the Arctic Ocean for 2013.


File photo of Shell oil refinery.  (credit: Richard During/Getty Images)

2 Tow Lines Again Secured To Shell Drill Ship

Tow lines are again secured to a Royal Dutch Shell drill ship that was adrift in the Gulf of Alaska.