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Bad omens? With "all eyes now on Alaska," drill ships leased by Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) and Noble...

Bad omens? With "all eyes now on Alaska," drill ships leased by Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) and Noble (NE) to begin exploring for offshore oil in the Arctic drifted off their moorings this weekend while anchored off the coast and narrowly missed the shore. There were no signs of damage or evidence they ran aground, but the incidents add to the pressure of controversial plans to drill in Alaska.
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  • Herr Hansa
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    That was the Noble Discover which also broke anchor offshore New Zealand not long ago. Appears to be more an issue with this ship, than something else. However, not a good sign for Noble (NE).
    16 Jul 2012, 01:41 PM Reply Like
  • Old Trader
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    There's a big diffrenece betwwen a "temporary" anchoring, and the semi-permanent mooring for drilling/production work. Also, this post refers to "ships"....actually, it appears there's only one.
    17 Jul 2012, 12:15 AM Reply Like
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