Shell’s Arctic plans to be challenged at AGM on heels of escalating Seattle opposition

May 18, 2015By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

For release: May 18th, 2015 (The Hague) Royal Dutch Shell will face questions and concerns from shareholders and investors tomorrow on its plans to attempt another season of offshore drilling in the U.S. Arctic Ocean this summer. These concerns come on the heels of a weekend of escalating protest and opposition in Seattle, where Shell has ignored … Read More

Obama Bans Drilling in Bristol Bay

December 17, 2014By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News

As if the plummeting oil price was not bad enough, there was more bad news for the oil industry yesterday after President Obama signed a Presidential memorandum to protect the vast Bristol Bay in Alaska from future oil and gas drilling.

Gas Leak was “Impossible” Workers Told

April 2, 2012By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

First the good news. Over the weekend the French oil giant Total confirmed that the flare that had been burning on its abandoned Elgin rig in the North Sea had “extinguished itself.” The flare was causing real concern in case it ignited the escaping gas. With the flare out, Total has said it could begin … Read More