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Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...Shell officials had called "a potential game-changer," a vast untapped reservoir that could add to America's energy supply for 50 years.As recently as March, an Energy Department advisory council called for an immediate expansion of oil...
Putin is the key to Ukraine success with an IMF loan

...had been under Moscow's thumb because of a deep history of trade links during Soviet times. And the bulk of its energy supplies came from Russia. Now, the country is struggling to build a system of other suppliers.What's more, Putin took...
Voices of Alaska: Welcoming President Obama to Alaska

...we are good stewards of the environment, and because we want to reduce the cost and improve the reliability of our energy supplies. So while I join Alaskans in welcoming the president and the attention to Arctic issues, I hope he will avoid a...
AIDEA approves $30 million deal for Cosmo development

...Director John Springsteen said, "AIDEA's financial participation in this rig will not only help secure long-term energy supplies for Alaskans, but it will help job growth and to secure the region's economy."Analysis of the reservoir indicates...
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...Alaska's population, he said in an interview. The state should continue on its current course until it knows those energy supplies are secure, Micciche said.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, said it's worth evaluating the state's...
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...listen. Alaska's natural resources are vital to our prosperity. That is why it's in our interest to make our energy supplies as abundant, affordable, clean, diverse, and secure as possible. The best way to achieve these goals is to lead...
Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

...natural gas is about long-term commercial agreements, "where a country commits to Alaska to provide a portion of its energy supply.""Instability tells the international market that Alaska's actions may not be trusted in the long-term, which...
Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...what consumers would have spent had power been generated with oil rather than gas, he said. "Fifty years ago our energy supply was from coal," Wilcox said. Wilcox grew up in Southcentral and his father worked in coal mines in the Matanuska-Susitna...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...become the largest importer of Mideast oil. What will the Chinese do militarily to safeguard their oceanic pipeline of energy supplies?The bottom line, in Manzella's view, is that although America is becoming more energy secure, "subsequent...
EU reaches deal to cut emissions

...that countries should be able to import or export 15 percent of their power by 2030, saying the move would help match energy supply and demand across borders."This agreement keeps Europe firmly in the driving seat in international climate talks...


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