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Borough annual budget makes its debut

...for taxable assessed values for real property is offset by an increase in assessed values oil and gas. More oil and gas exploration in the borough has lead to an increase in assessed values from $699 million in 2012 to $1.142 billion in 2015...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...Recently passed legislation allows DNR to hold a public notice and comment period only once every ten years for oil and gas exploration or development in multi-million acre size areas. People will be required to comment without knowing the when...
Homer gives show of support for Buccaneer

...on the company's West Eagle project and spoke in support of Resolution 13-118. With regard to West Eagle, a gas exploration project 21 miles east of Homer, Anderson said Buccaneer had worked with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public...
ConocoPhillips applies to restart exports

...and new gas from Cook Inlet Energy, everyone has helped increase the supply, he said.Balash wrote that smaller gas exploration budgets hurt the state's resource development interests. According to his letter, ConocoPhillips' Kenai plant...
Candidates similar on most issues at forum

...constituency, she said would vote for what is right. On the future of the Peninsula, Murphy too wants to see oil and gas exploration along with the return of the king salmon runs and the Peninsula to stay looking like it does today for the next 50...
Reason to be optimistic

...find markets for Cook Inlet gas outside of Southcentral Alaska - a factor that has limited industry investment in new gas exploration in the region in recent years. With the LNG plant online, the market for Cook Inlet gas would greatly expand.Coupled...
Refuge Notebook: Why commercial oil and gas operations occur on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...point detonation to occur in winter. Apache will likely begin work on the Refuge in early 2014. With any oil and gas exploration or development activity proposed on the Refuge, we must consider potential implications to fish and wildlife that...
Buccaneer CEO suspended

...Buccaneer's planned Inlet offshore wells and its West Eagle gas exploration well east of Homer, EOS Petro, failed to come through...though. The company was successful with 2011 natural gas exploration and has developed its small Kenai Loop field that...
Support businesses see growth, need laborers

Alongside the increased oil and gas exploration and production in the Cook Inlet, support companies on the Kenai Peninsula have been growing, creating a strong backbone for...
Drowned polar bear scientist gets $100,000 settlement appeals court to strike down an Arctic oil and gas exploration plan approved by BOEM.Monnett returned to work...scientists at a key time when permits for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic were being considered. They failed...


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