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State geologists raise estimates for Inlet gas reserves

...the amount of natural gas they believe can be economically produced from known fields in Cook Inlet. The state Division of Oil and Gas concluded, in a recent study, that there may be 440 billion cubic feet more gas in the Inlet's gas fields...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-25/state-geologists-raise-estimates-for
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Hilcorp's Baker platform catches fire in Cook Inlet

...Officer 1st Class shawn Eggert, public affairs officer. 12:30 p.m. update The Coast Guard and the state Division of Oil and Gas are reporting that the fire on Hilcorp's Baker platform is under control. "Last I heard, the fire was still...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-02/hillcorps-baker-platform-catches-fir
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Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

...Resources commissioner and Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.Myers is a former director of the state Division of Oil and Gas and U.S. Geological Survey who most recently has served as vice chancellor of research at the University of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-22/walker-names-dnr-revenue-commissione
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Governor-elect Walker sees tough days ahead

...Walker's gas line team. One of his first announced Cabinet picks was for Mark Myers, a former director of the Division of Oil and Gas, to replace Joe Balash as Natural Resources commissioner. Balash has been a prominent figure in gas line talks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-29
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Court says CIRI can pursue gas royalty payments

A federal South Texas Bankruptcy Court has ruled that Cook Inlet Region Inc. can continue its quest through the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for natural gas royalties from the state and Buccaneer Energy.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23
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Exploration work to resume at Cosmopolitan prospect

A drill rig will likely be starting work again later this year near Anchor Point. BlueCrest Energy Inc. plans to begin drilling later this year at the offshore Cosmopolitan oil and gas discovery in Cook Inlet, company officials say.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-09/exploration-work-to-resume-at-cosmop
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Buccaneer bankruptcy slows gas fight with CIRI

...of Natural Resources, which oversees the Mental Health Trust Authority and receives gas royalties through the Division of Oil and Gas, has also been a part of negotiations that have been close to reaching an agreement several times, involved...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-08/buccaneer-bankruptcy-slows-gas-fight
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July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

...assets at between $50,000 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-14/july-hearing-set-for-kenai-loop-gas-
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More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

Buccaneer Energy, an independent Cook Inlet explorer with high hopes but skimpy resources, saw those hopes come crashing down May 31. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection that day in a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in south Texas.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-05
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Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...that there were three bids on tracts near Port Moller on the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska. The state Division of Oil and Gas routinely offers leases on state-owned lands on the peninsula when it makes the Cook Inlet acreage available...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-07/lease-sale-nets-52-million
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