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Voices of Alaska: Thanks to Legislature for advancing gasline

...pipeline system include short-term construction jobs; long-term careers running the pipeline and developing oil and gas reserves; opportunities to help meet the state's energy needs; and a long-term revenue source for public infrastructure...
Discussion begins on oil tax credits

...authority now has available," Hoffbeck said.Also, current state law does not allow AIDEA to invest "upstream" in oil and gas reserves, but only in the infrastructure needed to produce oil and gas. For example, in the Brooks Range investment AIDEA...
BlueCrest, WesPac ink deal to develop Cosmo

...handling 35 million cubic feet per day of gas, or 70 million cubic feet per day total. Johnson said the estimate of oil and gas reserves at Cosmopolitan is confidential but the capacity of the production facilities gives an indication of the reserve...
Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...oil exploration advocates and touches off a wider debate about climate change and whether the nation should tap oil and gas reserves in the icy, remote Arctic Ocean off Alaska's coast.A Shell spokesman said Tuesday it has a valid lease to use...
Buccaneer acquires inlet leases

...only does it significantly increase Buccaneer's oil and gas reserves but it also increases operational utilisation and...well at the end of 2012 to get a better idea of the oil and gas reserves in the area. Buccaneer won't be the only new...
Lawmakers examine looming Cook Inlet gas shortage

Issues with Cook Inlet gas production and looming shortages predicted by utilities received top billing in the opening days of the Alaska Legislature.
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...interest in energy exploration has the potential to heighten tensions over other issues, even though most projected oil and gas reserves in the region are located within undisputed exclusive economic zones."Circumpolar ship traffic is expected to...
Gulf spill requires new actions

The tragic Gulf of Mexico oil spill should serve as a wake-up call for stronger oversight to prevent another such massive spill and a comprehensive national energy policy that must include more domestic oil and gas production.
Wish list up to Legislature

...with a spur line to Cook Inlet, and urges the Legislature to support explorations for and development of untapped oil and gas reserves in Cook Inlet. n In addition, the borough supports development of the proposed Chiutna Coal Mine, which holds...
Public needs to keep Chuitna Mine in mind

...gasses coal emits when burned. The project promises jobs and other economic benefits for the Kenai Peninsula. As oil and gas reserves in the inlet dwindle, Chuitna Mine gets bonus points for falling into that all-important category of diversifying...


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