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Repsol Oil Follows Shell’s Lead and Abandons Drilling Operations in the Chukchi Sea


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Repsol Oil Follows Shell’s Lead and Abandons Drilling Operations in the Chukchi Sea

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, it was revealed that Repsol Oil has followed Shell Oil’s lead and relinquished its leases in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea. Of all the leases purchased as a part of the last Chukchi Lease Sale (Sale 193) only one remains--the well Shell abandoned in 2015.

In response, Director of Sierra Club’s Arctic Operations Dan Ritzman released the following statement:

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