A Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) executive tasked with managing the company's controversial...

|About: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A)|By:, SA News Editor

A Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) executive tasked with managing the company's controversial oil exploration program in the U.S. Arctic Ocean that failed to complete any wells in last year's drilling season will leave the company by "mutual consent" later this year. The personnel move is significant, as Shell has staked a lot on its Arctic exploration plans.