TITLE

THE RIG AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

AUTHOR(S)
BEILINSON, JERRY
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Popular Mechanics;Mar2013, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the oil grounding facility Kulluk, a floating oil rig in the Gulf of Alaska that extracts oil in the Arctic Ocean owned by Royal Dutch Shell PLC. It notes that two pair of vessels headed to the seas led by Aiviq, a $200 million tow ship with 5444 horsepower engines which connected to the oil rig. It states that the oil rig has sharpened a debate over the safety of offshore drilling. The detailed description of the rig is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
86946876

 

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