Thursday, January 10, 2013
Salazar: 'So many' Shell Arctic mishaps 'troubling'
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday he is concerned about the series of blunders surrounding Shell's recent Arctic drilling and is looking to a government investigation for answers. “We don't know what went wrong, and that's why it's important that this high-level review occur,” Salazar told reporters. “There is a troubling sense that I have that so many things went wrong.” Although Salazar stressed that the Obama administration remains committed to Arctic energy development, he stopped short of saying Shell would be able to resume drilling exploratory oil wells in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas this summer...more