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Old 12-23-2014, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default If Shell Backs Out, Arctic Oil Off the Table for Years

http://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil...for-Years.html
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Old 12-24-2014, 02:36 AM   #2
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Shell may well have legitimate grievances but nothing
gets up my nose more than threats and intimidation
or even the hint of it .

Like Obama and the Dems could care less if
Shell take their bat and ball home to play .

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Old 12-24-2014, 02:56 AM   #3
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Nothing will happen until prices stabilize above $100/bbl again. Shell may grouse and groan, but it is simply not economically viable to produce in that sort of environment right now. That is the reason they will pull back, not because of political interference and the like. If it was worthwhile financially, they would grease the right wheels and, voila, project approval.
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Old 12-24-2014, 04:08 AM   #4
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And there is too much ice in the Arctic right now.
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Old 12-24-2014, 11:46 AM   #5
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The glacier is melting on Mt Rainier. Roads are crumbling into canyons, buildings destroyed. The entire area is devastated. Local paper devoted a whole section to the devastation.

Haven't read it yet. The pictures are enough. This is what will happen in the Alps in Switzerland.
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The glacier is melting on Mt Rainier. Roads are crumbling into canyons, buildings destroyed. The entire area is devastated. Local paper devoted a whole section to the devastation.

Haven't read it yet. The pictures are enough. This is what will happen in the Alps in Switzerland.
That has nothing to do with glacial melt. Mt. Rainier and environs received 10+ inches of rain in a 2-day period. Yes, the glaciers are retreating, but that is a slow, steady process.
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Old 12-25-2014, 11:55 AM   #7
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The glacier there is melting at 6 times the normal rate.

Climate change is destroying the habitat.
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As far as oil exploration, I know a explosive expert, a friends husband, who works up in the far north of Alaska. He is still working, going back up the end of this month. I think for Philips.
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The glacier there is melting at 6 times the normal rate.

Climate change is destroying the habitat.
That is true, but has nothing to do with the terrible flooding they just had. Having been on the mountain for a number of climbs I can attest to the rapid loss of glacial ice.
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Old 12-25-2014, 04:35 PM   #10
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On average The ice has been melting for thousands of years. sorry but how's that my fault?
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The 15 page insert was all about the damage happening due to the glacier melting, not the recent rain.

A complete analysis.
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The 15 page insert was all about the damage happening due to the glacier melting, not the recent rain.

A complete analysis.
Interesting. Which paper?
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