Cairn Energy’s Arctic oil drilling plan condemned as irresponsible

Guardian: A decision by a British oil company to start drilling wells in "iceberg alley" off Greenland has been described as "completely irresponsible" by environmental groups in the light of BP's problems in the Gulf of Mexico. Cairn Energy said it had begun the first of four exploration wells on the Alpha prospect in Arctic waters of up to 500m (1,600ft) having been given permission from the Greenland government. Greenpeace said the move was wrong, not least because Cairn was a ......

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