The Department of the Interior approves Royal Dutch Shell's (RDS.A) proposed spill response plan...

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

The Department of the Interior approves Royal Dutch Shell's (RDS.A) proposed spill response plan for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s northern coast. The U.S. government estimates 26.6B barrels of recoverable oil and 130T cubic feet of natural gas in the Arctic Ocean's outer continental shelf reserves.