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Borough officials hold Nikiski LNG meeting

...the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and Larry Persily, the mayor's special assistant on oil and gas projects, gave their perspective on the project in an expansive question-and-answer session that ranged from the Kenai...
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

...drilling opponents, Odum said."It's probably fair to say, this is the most scrutinized, analyzed project - oil and gas project - probably anywhere in the world. I'm actually sure of that," he said.All the scrutiny, along with Shell's...
Three candidates will run for two openings in Kenai City Council

...Commission and was appointed to the Borough Planning and Zoning Commission in March 2015, has also worked as an oil and gas projects coordinator for oil company Arco Alaska. Glendening said he decided to run his first council race at the prompting...
Q&A: Candidates for District 5 assembly seat share views

...younger adults. We must have a community plan to deal with the very possible influx of person due to the growth of oil and gas projects including the LNG line and plant. I feel we have done well as a community with internal needs and growth but must...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...leasing and material sales. In 2013, additional DNR and legislative proposals to support timelier decisions for oil and gas projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land...

Investments in North Slope oil and gas projects will be the main driver behind statewide construction spending growth in the coming year, according to a report by the University...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

The public interest is no longer being served by Alaska's natural resources permitting system.
Buccaneer sells holdings in Cosmopolitan, Cook Inlet jack-up rig announced in a press release Jan. 2.The company will sell its 25 percent share in the offshore Cosmopolitan oil and gas project in Cook Inlet to Texas-based independent BlueCrest Energy Inc., Buccaneer said in the press release. BlueCrest...
Energy players expect Inlet progress to continue

Oil and gas companies have been making waves with developments in Cook Inlet and the Kenai Peninsula during the past year and companies are looking to continue that trend.
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...said, and AIDEA itself has invested in oil drilling rigs."I like the idea of AIDEA providing venture capital to oil and gas projects. There are independent companies coming to Alaska who lack capital," Wielechowski said."The governor's giveaway...


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