March 31, 2015

U.S. approval moves Shell a step closer to Arctic drilling

(Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department on Tuesday upheld a 2008 lease sale in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska, moving Royal Dutch Shell(RDSa.L) a step closer to returning to oil and gas exploration in the Arctic since it suffered mishaps in the region in 2012.

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