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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...
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...New Zealand. Lawless spent four days atop the 174-foot tower, camping and blogging about her experiences. The oil-exploration protest briefly delayed the ship's voyage.Lawless later pleaded guilty to trespassing.In March 2012, Greenpeace...
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...
Time, circumstances never been better for Arctic oil exploration

...Herd numbers have increased from 5,000 in 1974 to more than 25,000 in 2000. 75 percent of Alaskans support oil exploration in ANWR. This number includes the Inupiat Eskimos of Kaktovik, a small village in the region. They have seen first-hand...
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...
ANWR in no way a barren wasteland

...Understanding that America is a country that is dependent on oil and its by-products, I am not condemning the idea of new oil exploration missions. I am defending what is Alaska's and America's one true, pristine wilderness. Many people have misguided...

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...
Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...own consultant, Glosten Associates.As a practical note, any mariner who has been involved in setting anchors for oil exploration operations in the Inlet, be it for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU) or pipe-laying barges, knows the difficulties...
Candidates similar on most issues at forum

...future, Johnson said he'd like to see the king salmon run in the Kenai return to its former glory and see more oil exploration and an oil pipeline at Falls Creek. Damon Yerly echoed Swanson on his version of the future for the Borough saying...
With lack of sale, CH2M Hill Kenai unit to close

...including a recently acquired contract for program management of the Alaska Standalone Pipeline, opportunities in Shell Oil Exploration, and a newly expanded contract with BP, that he said made the company an attractive one to work for. "That's...


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