Tag: oil lease

BOEM Assessment Suggests Shell’s Chukchi Leases Remain Intact

Federal regulators are recommending that Shell’s disputed oil leases in the Chukchi Sea be left intact. That’s the conclusion of a new assessment of Lease Sale 193 – the 2008 auction where Shell picked more than $2 billion worth of Arctic drilling prospects. Download Audio

Appeals Court Backs 2007 MMS Lease Sale in Beaufort

A federal appeals court says a 2007 Beaufort Sea lease sale by the Minerals Management Service was conducted properly. A three-judge panel of the...