Arctic Monitor 135 • 13 September 2012

Shell Halts Arctic Drilling After One Day
Shell Oil halts oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea just one day after starting as sea ice encroached on its drill ship. The decision comes just days after Shell received a temporary permit to operate off Alaska's northern shore.

Related stories: EU Eyes Breakthrough In Arctic Council
Norway's Ambassador to the Arctic Council confirms that the European Union is likely to fulfill a long-sought goal by being granted observer status in the Arctic Council.

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