Statements From Leaders On Shell Pullout

Here is a list of statements made by elected leaders and those in the industry about Shell’s decision to pull out of their off shore oil development in the Chukchi Sea.

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Senator Lisa Murkowski:

Senator Dan Sullivan:

Congressman Don Young:

Governor Bill Walker:
Press conference video:

House Speaker Mike Chenault and Rep. Ben Nageak:

State Senator Mike Dunleavy


Alaska Oil and Gas Association:

About the Author

Casey Reynolds
Reynolds served as communications director for the Alaska Republican Party from 2008-2011. He left the Party in 2011 to host his own popular morning radio political talk show on AM750 / FM103.7 KFQD. Reynolds now runs The Midnight Sun (, crowned by the Anchorage Press as “Alaska’s best political blog.”