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State deal with Hilcorp will cap gas prices, limit sales for LNG

Cook Inlet oil and gas producer Hilcorp Energy agreed to terms of a consent decree to cap the price of gas sold to utilities and industrial customers for five...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...ranged mostly from $26 to $50 per acre but with an $86-per-acre bid on one tract.Hilcorp is the major oil and gas producer in the Inlet, having acquired Chevron Corp. and Marathon Oil Co. properties in 2012 and 2013. Apache is engaged...
What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...those now in it, most likely - should champion if the U.S. is to further strengthen its status as a leading oil and gas producer.The Keystone announcement, meanwhile, brought a cascade of criticism, especially from the U.S. Senate, where...
Buccaneer CEO suspended

...Buccaneer said the actions are not expected to have an immediate impact on Alaska operations - Buccaneer is now a natural gas producer at its small Kenai Loop field on the Kenai Peninsula - but since Burton is a key architect of the company's strategic...
Buccaneer spuds first well at Cosmo site

...will then be perforated and flow tested. "If successfully tested, the well will be temporary abandoned as a future gas producer." Buccaneer had intended the rig to stay in Homer only a few days after it arrived in Cook Inlet in August 2012...
Deal allows Buccaneer to drill in Conoco unit

...Basically the leases that we have include deep oil," she said. "We're not an oil producer in Cook Inlet, we're a gas producer. We evaluated the potential and determined it doesn't compete in our portfolio."The agreement also presents an...
Gas producer looks to expand west side holding

The comment period has opened on a proposal by Anchorage-based Aurora Gas, LLC to expand the Nicolai Creek Unit on the West Side of Cook Inlet.
Enstar suit may affect prices

...Alaska courts. Enstar Natural Gas has filed suit in Anchorage District Court against the relatively small independent gas producer, Aurora Gas LLC, claiming Aurora breached its contract by discontinuing shipments of gas to the utility. Enstar spokesperson...
Murkowski rated top of the worst

...pipeline pseudo-contract, which would have provided fiscal certainty (assured mega-profits) for Alaska?s oil/gas producer?s for the next 30-40 years (to the detriment of all Alaskans), 3) The enacted, but highly suspect, 2006 State...
Russia interested in preserving historical sites in Alaska

...Kalityuk, from Moscow Russia last week. Kalityuk, a public relations director for Gazprom Expo LLC, the largest natural gas producer in the world, traveled to Kenai and Juneau to visit Russian historical sites. Accompanied by Dorothy Gray and Father...


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