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North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...unemployment rate in the nation, less than 3 percent.Iverson, North Dakota's demographer, said the explosion of oil development has made population estimates difficult, if not impossible."There is a real danger of doing population projections...
Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...American Oil Platform B was under construction. There was lots of activity and excitement in the area as new plans for oil development progressed.Since then, I can recall lots of near misses, oil spills, pipeline leaks and vessels sinking. I've...
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...groups said the report emphasizes deficiencies that make the oil industry and government ill-prepared to deal with oil development in the Arctic Ocean."Today's report again shows that Shell did not appreciate or plan for the risks of operating...
Bookey, Gabriel, Schrag talk development, city priorities, goals

...Kenai Municipal Airport and the airport's land leases. Also, the Marathon Road industrial park and Cook Inlet oil development will likely help promote business growth of the airport lands, he said. Schrag said business development should...
French will restore Alaska

...Alaska like a colony? We now have four decades of history to answer that query. Few would question the benefits of oil development and the royalty and tax money that has paid for much of the State's infrastructure, government operations, and...
Buccaneer spuds first well at Cosmo site

...release. Buccaneer said it would take oil core samples to augment existing reservoir data to help shape a future oil development plan. The company said it does not plan to flow test the oil formation, however. "On completion of drilling and...
Coastal management measure debated

...consequences for development, cause uncertainty in the business community and that it could stop Cook Inlet and North Slope oil development. "Anything in this borough that requires one or more state permits is affected by coastal management and you have...
Apache partners, Buccaneer buys Cosmo

...being a shallow gas development estimated at 3,000 feet deep drilled with Endeavour and the second being a deeper oil development estimated at 6,000 feet deep that can be produced with onshore directional drilling. Wells drilled by the Endeavour...
Senate District N - Q and A

...unconventional oil too expensive to produce, especially any new fields. Many tax options exist for spurring new oil development that will fill the oil pipeline. Some options: lowering government take (tax), change back to gross tax, give...
New NPR-A plan released

...managing a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's North Slope calls for a roughly 50-50 split between conservation and oil development plus accommodation for a pipeline that could carry offshore Arctic Ocean oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline.Interior...


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