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Drilling Rig's Thick Hull Helps Prevent Oil Spill

NPR | Jan. 8, 2013 3:06 a.m. | Updated: Jan. 8, 2013 6:05 a.m.

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Richard Harris

A Shell Oil drilling rig has been pulled of the rocks, where it washed up a week ago during a storm. It has been towed to a bay where divers will inspect it for damage. The incident raises questions about the oil company’s controversial plans to continue exploring for oil in the Arctic Ocean this summer.


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