Problems on the Arctic Challenger, shown on September 17, 2012, at the Port of Bellingham in Washington, caused Shell to give up for the year on drilling for oil in the Arctic waters off Alaska.
Problems on the Arctic Challenger, shown on September 17, 2012, at the Port of Bellingham in Washington, caused Shell to give up for the year on drilling for oil in the Arctic waters off Alaska. Bellingham Herald/MCT
Problems on the Arctic Challenger, shown on September 17, 2012, at the Port of Bellingham in Washington, caused Shell to give up for the year on drilling for oil in the Arctic waters off Alaska. Bellingham Herald/MCT

Shell abandons Arctic drilling plans for the year

January 30, 2014 9:25 AM