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Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists for 50 years.As recently as March, an Energy Department advisory council called for an immediate expansion of oil exploration in the American Arctic to avoid an increased reliance on imported oil in the future, in part because it would take...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...drilling. They point to its actions that would shield the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil exploration.Emphasizing technology, including better environmental observation, greater fuel efficiency, energy efficiency...
What others say: Expanding a broken system

...such as a provider tax as in Utah's current Medicaid expansion proposal.Walker recently vetoed $200 million in oil exploration tax credits, capping this year's expenditures at $500 million, declaring the current system "unsustainable...
Furie nears first production from Kitchen Lights field

...identified by Furie's predessor company, Escopeta Oil and Gas, and its president, Danny Davis, an old-school oil exploration wildcatter from Texas. Dwindling production of petroleum from Cook Inlet was becoming a concern but Davis and Escopeta's...
What others say: Shell, Foss right to stand up to Seattle socialist

...Seattle Mayor Ed Murray that is pursuing every means both legal and illegal to disrupt Shell's efforts to conduct oil exploration in the Arctic.Timing is everything, and as this edition of the Journal goes to press an amazing flotilla of some...
Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...wait.Shell's plan to move the two rigs to Seattle in coming days sets up a showdown between environmentalists and oil exploration advocates and touches off a wider debate about climate change and whether the nation should tap oil and gas reserves...
What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...already begun moving rigs to Alaska in preparation. By all accounts, this summer will mark a return to offshore oil exploration in the Arctic Ocean.Alaskans should be cheered by the news.Drilling in the Arctic has long been seen as a dangerous...
Voices of Alaska: A low risk, high return investment

...develop resources for pay-off down the road. Consider the long-awaited gas pipeline, consider state incentives for oil exploration and new production. A far more certain investment for future return is investment in early childhood education...
Voice of Alaska: Time to continue moving Alaska forward after election

...establishment in 1923, now moving forward to produce 46,000 barrels of oil a day. Many said opening Alaska's Arctic to oil exploration to meet our state and nation's energy needs would never happen, but we got it done.We brought federal agencies...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Six environmental groups sued Monday to throw out a federal agency rule that concludes oil exploration off Alaska's northwest coast has a negligible effect on walrus.The groups claim the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...


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