It may not happen this year, but political stability and shallow waters are sure to entice Royal...

|About: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A)|By:, SA News Editor
It may not happen this year, but political stability and shallow waters are sure to entice Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) and other oil majors to return to drill in northern Alaska's seas. Exxon is at the center of a dispute in Iraq, oil is regularly stolen from Shell's Nigeria pipelines, and BP and Statoil are reviewing operations in North Africa after a deadly gas plant siege. The Arctic has no such risks. (also)