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Shell Says Arctic Drilling Rig Kulluk Recaptured in Stormy Seas

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Shell Says Arctic Drilling Rig Kulluk Recaptured in Stormy Seas
Arctic drilling barge Kulluk is towed by the tugs Aiviq and Nanuq 116 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska. Photographer: Chris Usher/U.S. Coast Guard/AP

Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Dutch Shell said an Arctic drilling barge, headed to Seattle for maintenance, was safely recovered yesterday after being set adrift during a storm in the Gulf of Alaska. * Crew of Shell-owned barge, Kulluk, evacuated last night as

precaution after towing resumed, Shell spokesman Curtis

Smith said in phone interview * Offshore tug Aiviq recovered Kulluk

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