Juliette Kayyem on Shell Oil

Shell’s Arctic Troubles Only Buy Time
By Juliette Kayyem
Boston Globe

“Shell Oil has had a rough time up in Alaska. In the last year, it has had to contend with stray ships, busted engines, mismanaged contracts, and faulty spill containment equipment as it tried, and failed, to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean. On Tuesday, the Interior Department hastily announced a review of the company’s Alaskan adventure. Facing its own criticism that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved the risky drilling attempt, the agency will pay ‘special attention’ to ‘Shell’s management and operations.'”

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