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.

If there are others we should add please email them to us at mnsunak@gmail.com or tweet us @midnight_sun_ak 

Shell:
http://www.shell.us/about-us/projects-and-locations/shell-in-alaska/shell-in-alaska-news-and-media-releases/2015-media-releases/shell-updates-on-alaska-exploration.html?cid=social_20150928_24658434&adbid=648595914437881860&adbpl=tw&adbpr=413387003

Senator Lisa Murkowski:
http://www.murkowski.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?p=PressReleases&id=4193F875-4AA5-404B-A447-0B762D0503A6

Senator Dan Sullivan:
http://www.sullivan.senate.gov/content/sullivan-reacts-shell-arctic-ocs-announcement

Congressman Don Young:
http://donyoung.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398479

Governor Bill Walker:
Press conference video: http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/gov-walker-on-why-shell-announcement-disappoints-whats-next/35536590

House Speaker Mike Chenault and Rep. Ben Nageak:
http://www.housemajority.org/2015/09/28/chenault-nageak-comment-on-shell-drilling-news/

State Senator Mike Dunleavy
https://www.alaskasenate.org/2016/press/news/dunleavy-on-shell-s-offshore-drilling-decision

ASRC:
https://twitter.com/ASRC_AK/status/648555713451560960/photo/1

Alaska Oil and Gas Association:
http://www.aoga.org/sites/default/files/news/aoga_shell_statement_09_28_15.pdf

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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 (midnightsunak.com), crowned by the Anchorage Press as “Alaska’s best political blog.”