Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/GP-Intercepts-Leiv-Eiriksson-Drill-Rig-27MZIFIEN0L3.htmlConceptually similarGP Intercepts Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigGP02KTGCompleted★★★★GP Intercepts Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigGP02KTHCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Intercepts Oil Drill RigGP02DVPCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Intercepts Oil Drill RigGP02DVTCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Intercepts Oil Drill RigGP02DVUCompleted★★★★★★Greenpeace Intercepts Oil Drill RigGP02DVVCompleted★★★★★★GP Intercepts Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigGP02DW3Completed★★★★The Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigGP02DVQCompleted★★★★★★The Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigGP02DVRCompleted★★★★★★View AllGP02KTIGP Intercepts Leiv Eiriksson Drill RigThe drill rig Leiv Eiriksson on her way to the drill site in Greenland waters off Nuuk. The environmental campaigners have been involved in a week-long search for the 53,000 tonne Leiv Eiriksson, the only oil rig scheduled to begin new off-shore drilling operations in the Arctic this year. The rig is due to start dangerous deep water drilling operations as early as next week. Financial investors in Scotland's Cairn Energy - the operators of the Leiv Eiriksson are currently on a tour of the company's operations in the Arctic.Locations:Arctic-North Atlantic OceanDate:23 May, 2011Credit:© Steve Morgan / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5616px X 3744pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Cairn Energy-Climate (campaign title)-Day-Fossil fuel (energy)-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Offshore drilling-Oil (Industry)-Oil drilling-Oil rigs-OutdoorsShoot:Leiv Eiriksson Oil Rig JourneyGreenpeace attempts to stop the Leiv Eiriksson oil rig from drilling in Baffin Bay one of the most pristine and fragile natural areas in the world, home to important and vulnerable wildlife including almost all of the world’s Narwhal population as well as blue whales, sea bird colonies, and polar bears. The Leiv Eiriksson is operated by Cairn Energy and is the only rig in the world currently set to begin new deep sea drilling in the Arctic – making it a clear and present danger to the pristine arctic environment.