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Alaska LNG exports to non-free-trade countries authorized

...countries authorized in 2014.November 2014. However, according to Larry Persily, the Kenai Peninsula Borough's oil and gas adviser, South Korea is the only major LNG market among the free-trade agreement countries. The new export permit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/alaska-lng-exports-to-non-free-trade
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Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector," King Harald V told industry...the Norwegian government and its oil and gas companies. A goal for the group is to promote the Norwegian oil and gas industry in overseas markets.Norway...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/norways-king-opens-arctic-drilling-c
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Seward develops marine infrastructure

...available," he said in an interview.With the aging Bering Sea fishing fleet needing replacement soon and offshore oil and gas activity starting to take hold, Ward said those are just two examples of the larger volume of work Alaska can't capture...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/seward-develops-marine-infrastructur
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Administrators say Soldotna school reconfiguration boosts academic progress

...elective courses that directly relate to post-graduation career readiness, Syverson said. Classes relating to the oil and gas industry, food service and medical industries are available to students who are on track to graduate, he said. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soldotna-schools-make-it-through-the
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Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

...ANCHORAGE - Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/shell-clears-major-us-government-hur
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What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...since. People follow jobs, and the shale oil boom in the Lower 48 over the past several years siphoned not only much of oil and gas producers' attention but also quite a few oilfield services employees and those in related trades.The Interior also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/what-others-say-population-declin
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...up to four exploratory wells over two years in the Chukchi Sea to determine whether there are commercial quantities of oil and gas.Why is Shell preparing its rigs in Seattle and not Alaska?Alaska doesn't have the infrastructure in place to stage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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Seward leading maritime workforce efforts

...certification in the bridge.As it moves through the environmental regulatory and permitting maze for Arctic offshore oil and gas exploration, Royal Dutch Shell is preparing its pilots, captains and mates for meeting the future Coast Guard requirements...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/seward-leading-maritime-workforce-ef
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Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...environmentalists and 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/shell-drill-rigs-coming-to-seattle-d
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What others say: Washington state, focus on your own plate

...looking north to Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf (Seattle City Council), and to avoid issuing any...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-05/what-others-say-washington-state-
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