Sinking Vessel Causes Oil Spill in Alaska

A Unified Command has been formed to respond to a vessel sinking and resultant 10-30 gallon oil spill in Sitka, ...

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Alcatel-Lucent, Quintillion to Build Subsea Cable in Alaska

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) and Quintillion Subsea Holdings LLC have entered into a turnkey contract ...

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BSEE Confirms No Damage to Shell Capping Stack

Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) personnel conducted inspections of Shell Oil Co. marine ...

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Seafloor-Mounted Sonars for Fish Survey in Gulf of Alaska

To help estimate fish populations, scientists experiment with seafloor-mounted sonar systems that monitor fish in ...

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RV Sikuliaq Commissioned in Seward (Alaska)

A commissioning ceremony and community reception for oceanographic research vessel the R/V Sikuliaq took place in ...

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Fishing Boat Sinks Near Sitka (Alaska)

The 80 foot long fishing vessel Eyak ran aground and sank off Calligan Island near Sitka, Alaska. The incident ...

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ASL in Alaska Ice Studies

ASL Environmental Sciences has a contract for a 3-year metocean-ice study program in Cook Inlet, Alaska for the ...

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NOAA: Ocean Acidification Threatens Alaska’s ...

Ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to Alaska’s valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence ...

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BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on ...

BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE’s Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire participated in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. on applying ...

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BOEM Schedules Potential Oil and Gas Lease Sale ...

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today issued a Call for Information and Nominations relating to a ...

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TGS Acquires Multi-Client 2D Survey Offshore Northwest Alaska

TGS has commenced acquisition of a 2D multi-client survey in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska. The ...

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TerraSond Repositions Survey Vessel Luna Sea to Alaska

TerraSond Limited has repositioned survey vessel Luna Sea to Alaska. This strategic return enhances TerraSond’s ...

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Buccaneer Revised Cosmo Oil Spill Plan Gets Approval (Alaska)

Buccaneer Energy Limited (Buccaneer) announced that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) has ...

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Shell Pauses Alaska Exploration Drilling Programme for 2013

Shell Pauses Alaska Exploration Drilling Programme for 2013

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) announced it will pause its exploration drilling activity for 2013 in ...

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RME Gets Preliminary Permit for Yakutat, Alaska Wave ...

Resolute Marine Energy (RME) announced that its preliminary permit application to the Federal Energy Regulatory ...

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Tidal Research in Progress at False Pass, Alaska (USA)

Tidal Research in Progress at False Pass, Alaska (USA)

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, an Aleut tribal non-profit organization, has received funds to commence ...

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BSEE: Shell to Move Forward with Activities in Beaufort ...

BSEE: Shell to Move Forward with Activities in Beaufort Sea Offshore Alaska

As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic ...

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Shell Completes Containment System Testing Offshore Alaska

Shell Completes Containment System Testing Offshore Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell is engaged in a multi-year drilling programme to explore for new oil & gas resources in ...

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NOAA Provides Measures to Protect Marine Life During ...

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is issuing two incidental harassment authorizations to Shell for energy exploration ...

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BOEM Seeks Comments on Seismic Survey Activity in Alaska

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it is seeking public input on issues that should be ...

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DOI Reaffirms Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale (USA)

  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that the Department of the Interior has met a U.S. ...

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