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Buccaneer sells assets; wants $20M from state

...agreement is tentative pending final approval.Buccaneer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May after Cook Inlet gas exploration came up empty and financing deals fell through.Its claim that it is owed more than $20 million in ACES tax credits...
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...Measure 4 will do nothing more than require large-scale mines to meet the same standard that has applied to oil and gas exploration for 40 years - avoiding irreparable harm to vital Bristol Bay fisheries.Bristol Bay's importanceThe Bristol Bay...
Cook Inlet oil, gas exploration in flux: Smaller independent companies move into basin as large producers cut back in region

...another within the United States be registered in America. The company has said it intends to use the rig for natural gas exploration. Kenai's City Council voted to support that project, but declined to specifically discuss the Jones Act in their...
Endeavour rig's woes benefit city, borough

...Endeavour-Spirit of Independence to oil and gas exploration sites in Cook Inlet, that the...taxes under the state's oil and gas exploration, production and transportation...had been at its state oil and gas exploration sites - just not some of it...
State seeks comments on new mobile drilling pollution permit

...discharge permit for mobile oil and gas exploration facilities in state waters of...of existing Cook Inlet oil and gas exploration interest - are state waters and...existing permit covers both oil and gas exploration and production in Cook Inlet...
Council supports exploration, talks turf

...Council gave support for oil and gas exploration in Cook Inlet. Council member...Escopeta, can continue oil and gas exploration and development in the unit...these endeavours for oil and gas exploration," Fisher told the council...
Apache partners, Buccaneer buys Cosmo

Two oil and gas exploration companies recently announced the formation of separate partnerships with other entities they say will allow them to better search...
CIRCAC pitches contingency plan review

As oil and natural gas exploration and development in Cook Inlet grows, some organizations are looking at growing the safeguards of those operations. The Alaska...
Ripple effects

The Cook Inlet saw an upswing in oil and gas exploration in 2011, with three independent oil and gas companies drilling new wells and another independent submitting more than 90 bids...
AIDEA to assist with jack-up rig

...Export Authority is taking steps toward helping oil and gas exploration in the Cook Inlet. The group's board of directors...jack-up rig to the Cook Inlet will reinvigorate oil and gas exploration in the basin." The proposed agreement would involve...


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