Greenpeace Barred From Shell's Arctic Drilling Ships

Law360, New York (March 29, 2012, 1:12 PM EDT) -- Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. on Wednesday won a court order blocking Greenpeace Inc. activists from barricading or occupying its drilling ships bound for the Arctic until October, which will be months after the oil giant plans to kick off exploratory drilling.

A federal judge in Alaska upgraded Shell's temporary restraining order against Greenpeace to a preliminary injunction, finding that Shell could face irreparable harm without it.

Shell filed suit to stop Greenpeace from disrupting its drilling operations in Alaska's Beaufort and Chukchi seas after Greenpeace...
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Case Title

Shell Oil Company v. Greenpeace, Inc.

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Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other


Sharon L. Gleason

Date Filed

February 23, 2012

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