On the Beach - Shell's Noble Discoverer

Shell Games: Noble Cops a Plea


Noble Drilling (U.S.) LLC, Shell’s drilling contractor for the Keystone Kops oil drilling effort in the Arctic Ocean in 2012, has pled to eight felony counts.1 By the terms of the plea bargain, Noble will pay criminal fines of $8.2 million and must make a community service payment of $4 million. The corporation will serve a four-year term of probation (it…