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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...
CIRCAC wants oil pipe, not Drift River

...local energy company should scuttle its plans to reopen a large oil storage facility in favor of constructing a pipeline to...strengthen the facility's berm and reduce its use of large oil tanks until the pipeline could be built. The council...
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...
State: SB 21 is tax reform, not tax break good for smaller companies because they're not paying taxes until they turn a profit. She said having only a few large oil companies controlling the industry would not work as oil production continues to decline. She said the high oil prices...
Far-reaching inspiration found close to home

Larry Porter relates an anecdote about a friend recruiting engineers for a large oil field services company. He visited University of Alaska campuses in Anchorage and Fairbanks, and collected 30 applications...
Another glitch for Chukchi Sea offshore exploration

...will include an analysis of a "very large" oil spill created by an offshore exploration...current EIS for sale 193 assumed a "large" oil spill, which is a spill of about...risk assessment and provide a very large oil spill analysis," the agency said...
Gas prospects draw bids in Cook Inlet lease sale

...Hansen, lease sale manager for the Alaska Division of Oil and Gas. ''I'm sure it's gas, because if there was a large oil pool there, it probably would have been found by now. But you never know.'' Escopeta Production-Alaska Inc...
Cook Inlet oil, gas exploration in flux: Smaller independent companies move into basin as large producers cut back in region

...the recent announcement that ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil are closing the liquefied natural gas plant in Nikiski. Large oil companies have already been cutting back on exploration in the Cook Inlet, and with fewer contracts to fill, the announcement...
BP's inspection program gets OK from state

...wide attention because of BP's recent accident with the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico and the resulting large oil spill. BP employees told ProPublica that there has been 80 percent loss of pipe wall thickness at many of the segments...
Government betraying the public's trust

...generally pay next to nothing in income tax. Alaska already receives less tax revenue per barrel of oil than many other large oil producing nations, including Norway, Russia, Libya, Kazakhstan, Angola, China and Venezuela. The Department of...


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