** FILE ** The conical drilling ship Kulluk sits grounded 40 miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska, on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Painter)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Painter

** FILE ** The conical drilling ship Kulluk sits grounded 40 miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska, on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Painter)