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This image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground off a small island near Kodiak Island on Jan. 1, 2013. A Coast Guard C-130 plane and a helicopter were used to fly over the grounded vessel. Severe weather did not permit putting the marine experts on board the drilling rig, which is near shore and being pounded by stormy seas. (Associated Press/U.S. Coast Guard)
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This image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground off a small island near Kodiak Island on Jan. 1, 2013. A Coast Guard C-130 plane and a helicopter were used to fly over the grounded vessel. Severe weather did not permit putting the marine experts on board the drilling rig, which is near shore and being pounded by stormy seas. (Associated Press/U.S. Coast Guard)

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