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Apache unveils north road extension plans

...environmental impact statement, Apache is in the design process to construct a road of similar design for oil and gas exploration on Tyonek owned-land. Apache has applied to the borough road service area to construct a 7.5-mile road extension...
All pratices should be best practices

New oil and gas exploration in the Cook Inlet basin, coupled with the prospect of the Alaska LNG Project's natural gas pipeline ending in Nikiski, are...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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