15 Apr '11, 11pm

Shell Announces Arctic Drill Plans One Year After Worst Oil Spill

We've got a plan, sez Shell, on anniversary of Gulf oil spill Imagine this in case of an Arctic oil spill Just one year after the nation's worst oil spill , Shell Oil is reaffirming its plans to drill the Arctic Ocean next year. While that's not exactly breaking news, what is new is Shell's announcement of an oil spill containment plan designed especially for the Arctic Ocean environment. Here's that plan as described in the Wall Street Journal : Shell said it has a three-tier, Arctic oil-spill response system consisting of an on-site oil-spill response fleet, near-shore barges and oil-spill response vessels, and onshore oil-spill response teams staged across the North Slope of Alaska that in the event of a blowout or spill could be ready to respond within one hour. Can't wait to see details of that plan, especially in light of the dismal oil spill response last year when ...

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