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"Noble Discoverer" arrives in Chukchi Sea
After 8 days of travel Shells offshore drilling rig nicknamed the "Disco" has arrived in the Chukchi sea.
Exploratory drilling could begin here as early as this week. 8 anchors have been positioned on the sea's bottom, once the rig is in place shell will begin attaching the "disco" to those anchors.
Shell hopes to drill into "oil bearing rock" this summer.