ICTMN Staff
5/30/15
The Inuit have yet to get a court decision on their attempt to stop underwater seismic testing, but it came as good news this week that the two companies attempting to map the sea ...
Kristin Butler
4/17/15
As the rush to locate new oil reserves intensifies and technology improves, more and more companies are seeking crude deposits deep below the seabed...
Kristin Butler
4/15/15
Editor’s note: This is the first of three stories on the devastating effects of seismic airgun blasting on marine life. BOOM! BOOM!...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/14
The Shell Oil contractor whose ship ran aground while attempting to drill in the Chukchi Sea in 2012 has pleaded guilty to eight environmental felonies, fined $12.2 million and bee...
ICTMN Staff
12/22/14
Chevron Corp. has canceled its plans to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea because of plummeting oil prices, according to reports...
ICTMN Staff
4/26/13
Three major oil companies have abandoned drilling plans off Alaska for the time being, either suspending exploratory efforts indefinitely or scuttling them completely pending furth...
ICTMN Staff
1/7/13
After being stranded for days by stormy seas on the remote Alaskan island where it had run aground, the Shell oil rig named Kulluk was being towed on January 7 to a bay off Kodiak ...
Rick Kearns
10/12/12
Caroline Cannon, winner of the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize, has not rested in her fight to save her Inupiat community and their way of life from Arctic oil drilling ...
ICTMN Staff
9/17/12
Royal Dutch Shell has suspended exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska for the current season, though it will continue to start wells by digging as many “top holes” as ...
ICTMN Staff
9/11/12
Not even Xena the Warrior Princess could save the Arctic from deep-sea drilling, although a possibly encroaching ice floe has staved Royal Dutch Shell off for the time being...

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