Shell’s Arctic ‘Beer Can’ Passes Federal Test In Puget Sound

Shell Oil had to postpone its Arctic drilling for a full year after one of its oil rigs ran aground off the Alaska coast this winter. But Shell’s efforts to open a new frontier of oil exploration in the Arctic Ocean continues with work conducted in Puget Sound.

The oil giant passed a key test with federal regulators last month in the waters off Anacortes, Washington.

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