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Commission mulls tough new fracking regs

...proposed new regulations on hydraulic fracturing. The petroleum industry said they would...toughest in the nation, if adopted.Fracturing, also called "fracking" is a process...doing this because of public interest in fracturing," said Cathy Foerster, chair of the...
State pitches beefed-up hydraulic fracking rules

...beef-up sections of existing hydraulic fracturing regulations to meet technological advances...Commission, said that while hydraulic fracturing has been done in Alaska for to assure containment of hydraulic fracturing fluids.Fracking is a process used...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...Advisory Council. The longer distance to Prince William Sound means icebergs have more opportunity to shrink from melting and fracturing.Ice remains a serious threat, however. Smaller icebergs can more easily clear an underwater barrier, the glacier's...
What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling off. To them it seems like a foolish gamble.The truth is serious and sobering. Even with improvements in hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. is living on borrowed time when it comes to oil. The Lower 48 has been squeezed like a damp sponge for almost...
Halliburton to cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop

...Halliburton help map underground oil and gas reservoirs and drill wells for energy companies. Halliburton is a leader in hydraulic fracturing, or the process of breaking underground rock formations to allow oil and gas to escape.Halliburton President Jeff Miller...
Soldotna man gets 3 years for 'violent' domestic assault

...couldn't recall the assault. Slate said he'd assaulted her after seeing another man kiss her. Slate also assaulted the man, fracturing hs orbital socket and breaking his nose, according to the report. The Clarion is not printing the names of the victims...
Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...Research, "Nearly every barrel of new U.S. oil production can be attributed to the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies." The left hates fracking and would love, if it could, to hamstring it. The Obama administration is pushing...
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

...understand the sweeping range of chemicals dumped into our marine and ground waters through drilling discharges and hydraulic fracturing. It's similarly difficult to find out what chemicals comprise the dispersants increasingly used to "clean-up" spilled...

...findings from the Government Accountability Office come amid an energy boom in the country and the increasing use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. That process involves pumping huge volumes of water, sand and chemicals underground to split open rocks to...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...U.S. net import rate over the next 25 years is government policy - in particular, potential restrictions on hydraulic fracturing and a crackdown on how oil is transported.Perhaps of greater concern, long term, is China. It's become the largest...


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