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Borough annual budget makes its debut

...FY2015, which has been decreasing annually since FY2011. Chapman said much of that decrease is due to waste from oil and gas activity.The borough's governmental funds are made up of the general fund, special revenue funds, debt service funds...
What others say: Line in president's speech could unnerve ANWR oil supporters

...Alaska National Lands Conservation Act, approved by Congress in 1980, contains language authorizing exploratory oil and gas activity within the coastal plain but requiring a separate act of Congress to actually get any oil or gas into production...
Kenai Peninsula economic outlook slowed, but steady

...of the state. Statewide job growth is projected to be 0.4 percent, down from 0.5 in 2013.The increase in oil and gas activity in the Cook Inlet in the last few years has shown up in the numbers, Shanks said. While oil and gas jobs lead...
With new development, housing market heating up

Increased oil and gas activity are driving the central Kenai Peninsula real estate market, according to local realtors."Overall, we're seeing an increase...

...2012, but when the year is over I think it will equal or be better than last year and all the indicators with the oil and gas activity are that we'll have an even better year next year the Kenai Peninsula Association of REALTORS® looks forward...
Work approved in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...will be done in winter, will take several years to complete.The Kenai Peninsula, south of Anchorage, has seen oil and gas activity for decades and the state's oldest oil field, the Swanson River field, is still producing from wells within...
Despite gloomy news, sunnier days ahead for gas patch

...the facility and skip town.At an economic level, this is the best possible time to absorb a blow like this. Oil and gas activity is humming along and hopefully that increases the chances of the plant opening up again in the near future.Despite...
Alaska pitches ANWR exploration plan

...Rezabeck did not say whether Interior is interested in the plan but said Congress must weigh in on any potential oil and gas activity on the roughly 1.5-million acre coastal plain.The last seismic program took place in the early 1980s, and...
DEC regulators pulled off oil-spill oversight jobs

...administrative job. ''We both did the best jobs we could,'' Watkins said. Jeff Mach, who has headed the agency's oil and gas activities, now will take on oversight of North Slope oil spill prevention and response. Brown wouldn't name individuals...
Sale could spur inlet development

Wednesday's lease sale could be a sign of increased oil and gas activity in the Cook Inlet.Jonne Slemons, from the Division of Oil and Gas, said the division was pleased with the results of the sale...


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