Shell Drilling Ship Runs Aground off Alaska

Ship is carrying 150K gallons of diesel

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 1, 2013 10:35 AM CST

(Newser) – Royal Dutch Shell's foray into Arctic offshore drilling has suffered a serious setback after one of its two Alaskan drilling rigs ran aground off a small island while trying to escape a fierce storm. The Kulluk drilling ship grounded last night on rocks off...   Read full story »

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