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What other's say: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

...the decision.Again, we shook our heads. A group of kayakers in plastic kayaks is about as effective at stopping a large oil company as most Alaskans were at making it snow with "snow dances" last winter.In conjunction with Shell's announcement...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...Bligh Reef on March 24, 1989. The Exxon Valdez spilled roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil. It was the nation's largest oil spill until the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. The crew of the Exxon Valdez had received permission...
Iron Mike statue to be seated in Soldotna

...make the project an entirely local effort, Meredith said. It would be easier to seek donations from the local arms of large oil companies for example, but that would not accomplish the desired goal, he said. "This is for the community," Meredith...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent

...companies, particularly independent companies, enter a producing basin that was pioneered and initially developed by large oil companies.Over time, as production declines, the large companies find the remaining oil in the region to be unattractive...

...President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.Monday's verdict by the Permanent Court...
Current fiscal policies limit choices on oil taxes

...After all, we have millions of our dollars invested in Gazprom and other Russian corporations. Gazprom is the ninth largest oil company in the world. I bet they want to be bigger than Royal Dutch Shell who is number 1 or ExxonMobil (2), BP...
Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

...negotiated and developed before being brought back to legislators. The advancement of the pipeline project heralds a larger oil and gas development upswing in the state, Parnell said during the luncheon, one that will require a skilled workforce...

...typically would push the price of oil higher.Sanctions have sharply cut output from Iran, once the world's third largest oil exporter. Libya went through civil war, and labor and political disruptions continue to limit its exports. Venezuela's...
25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March...

...reserve is fueling the surging industry in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, which is now the nation's second-largest oil producer behind Texas.The warning declares that the Bakken's light, sweet crude oil may be different from traditional...


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