Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) was not fully prepared to launch its Arctic offshore drilling program and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) was not fully prepared to launch its Arctic offshore drilling program and fell short in overseeing key contractors, according to the U.S. Interior Department's review of Shell's Arctic operations, which also says it will need to submit more comprehensive plans before it will be allowed to operate in the Arctic again.