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Resolution pending for CIRI, Buccaneer gas dispute

A dispute between Buccaneer Energy, Cook Inlet Region Inc. and the State of Alaska over natural gas royalties from Kenai Peninsula wells could be resolved within a month, according to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Furie's monopod platform arrives in Cook Inlet

Furie Operating Alaska's platform has arrived in Alaska from Texas. The platform was built in Ingleside, Texas, this summer.
State announces oil and gas lease sale

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Oil and Gas announced its annual Cook Inlet oil and gas lease sales will be held at 9 a.m. on May 7 in Anchorage.
Parnell asks lawmakers to extend Tesoro contract

Wednesday in Juneau Gov. Sean Parnell introduced a bill to extend the state's contract with Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company for the sale of royalty oil.
Assets on the block: Chevron to sell off Cook Inlet interests

Chevron announced on Tuesday that it's selling all of its Cook Inlet assets owned by Union Oil Company of California and Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Decision could set in motion Augustine Island geothermal energy

A recently released document has given the thumbs up for companies to take the first step in a potential geothermal energy project on Augustine Island, which hosts the volcano of the same name. A Jan.
Jack-up rig here, now what?

During a tour of the jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence, visitors saw several stories. Behind safety tape and blocked off zones, men in coveralls and hard hats worked to get the rig shipshape for the fall drilling season. Pipes and wiring spread around the decks. A technician worked on a satellite communications dish. Notes written on walls like "fire extinguisher here" showed items still to be done. In the galley, weary men filled up on chips, sandwiches and fruit.
Buccaneer rig suffers delays, drilling postponed

Buccaneer Energy's jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence will leave the Homer Deep Water Dock and Kachemak Bay by Oct. 31, said Buccaneer vice president Mark Landt.
Geothermal project news is encouraging

Recent news the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Oil and Gas has approved the lease of land on Augustine Island for geothermal energy exploration is good news, anyway you want to look at it.
Notice of Intent to Evaluate Oil and Gas Exploration License Propo...

Notice of Intent to Evaluate Oil and Gas Exploration License Proposal, and Request for Comments and Proposals The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G) intends to evaluate the acceptability of an oil and gas exploration license proposal in the Southwest


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