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What others say: Walker pulls rug from under explorers

...original cover story for this Oil & Gas Reporter was a profile of Corri Feige, the new director of the state Oil and Gas Division, and her effort to put the welcome mat out for new explorers coming to Alaska.After Gov. Bill Walker's announcement...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent exploring on its 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...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...state-owned oil and 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...
Commissioner looks at oil and gas

...North Slope natural gas pipeline, Sullivan said in announcing the appointment.As the deputy director at the oil and gas division Gibson led the commercial branch of the AGIA team for the past four years. He has also provided key guidance on major...
Comments on spill rules run the gamut programs will be conducted by the Petroleum Systems Integrity Office, or PSIO, a group within the Oil and Gas Division. Details of the program, which are among a series of regulatory steps the state will take to improve safety, will...
Oil industry review under way

...petroleum and whether they overlap or whether there are gaps. That study is due to be completed in September. The oil and gas division and its parent agency, the Department of Natural Resources, manages state-owned lands and leases on state lands...
Inlet lease sale set for Wednesday

...Slope and North Slope foothills sale for Oct. 26, the Division of Oil and Gas said in a press 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...
Hilcorp dominates Cook Inlet lease sale

...Twenty-eight lease 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...
Study: 10 years of gas in inlet: Economics of getting the product to market not yet addressed

...compete with other global projects in our portfolio for finite funding." Kevin Banks, director of the state's Oil and Gas Division, told the Anchorage Daily News on Tuesday the problem with Cook Inlet gas production is that it has gone static. Producers...
Irwin: Pipeline project high centered

...permitting, engineering and field work, according to Kurtis Gibson, acting deputy director of the DNR?s Oil and Gas Division, who accompanied Irwin. The governor has said she is confident the state?s half billion dollars will be returned...


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