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Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...gas tracts were offered, with 35 sold for about $5.2 million in high bids, state Oil and Gas Division Director Bill Barron said. All bids were from independent companies. No major companies submitted bids.Bids for 10,280 acres of leases...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent

...own in the Inlet with a major seismic program and one exploration well drilled so far. Oil and Gas Division Director Bill Barron echoed Balash's comments: "Increases in production from mature fields are not possible without significant investment...
July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

...000 and $500,000 and liabilities of $50 million to $100 million.In May 2013, Division of Oil and Gas Director Bill Barron denied Buccaneer's application to form a Kenai Loop unit from its leases in the area.When the application was submitted...
Hilcorp dominates Cook Inlet lease sale tracts were sold with high bids of $419,840 offered by six bidder groups, Alaska Oil And Gas Division Director Bill Barron said.Hilcorp bid mostly for onshore tracts on the Kenai Peninsula near areas where it is operating existing gas wells...
Buccaneer struggles with offshore plans

...Buccaneer cited a pending Oct. 31 state deadline for being off the location as its reason for quitting the well.However, Bill Barron, director of the state Division of Oil and Gas, says the company could have requested an extension to the Oct. 31...
Resolution pending for CIRI, Buccaneer gas dispute

...and the Land Trust Authority concurred in its brief. Department of Natural Resources Division of Oil and Gas Director Bill Barron said the allocation factors in the dispute are "interpretive." Barron said the royalty stakeholders had been engaged...
State, DOE map plan for methane hydrate testing Anchorage between state DNR and DOE officials to map out the next steps, state Division of Oil and Gas director Bill Barron said. "What we're proposing is some form of government and industry consortium to begin R&D," with a long-term...
Deal allows Buccaneer to drill in Conoco unit

...Peninsula infrastructure, but Lowman said deliverability would be up to Buccaneer.Alaska Division of Oil and Gas Director Bill Barron said if Buccaneer made a discovery, the company could either seek a deal to retrofit the Tyonek platform to handle...
Commissioner looks at oil and gas tasked with new goals for managing the state's resources.At the Division of Oil and Gas, petroleum engineer Bill Barron will manage the state's oil and gas resources. Kevin Banks, the previous director, will return to his previous...
Inlet lease sale set for Wednesday

...release.The oil and gas division will offer new conditions and options in both sales to stimulate industry interest, Bill Barron, new director of the division, said in the statement.Both sales will be held in Anchorage. Alaska's area-wide...


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