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Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

JUNEAU ? A bill extending state tax credits to oil refineries in the state has been expanded to include the Agrium Corp. fertilizer plant in Nikiski. Tesoro Corp.'s refinery in Nikiski...
Parnell defends actions on refinery closure

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration's actions in a North Pole oil refinery's impending closure don't see behind-the-scenes work that could keep the refinery operating.Flint Hills Resources announced...
Mr. Glen Royce Jackson

...discharge, Glen taught mathematics and science in Newcastle, Wyo. Seeking work out of doors he became a laborer at an oil refinery in 1947 thus finding his vocation. Over the years he was promoted from an Instrument Technician to Plant Superintendent...
Letters to the editor

...over $15 billion in the bank to back you up, I would call their bluff.Governor Parnell wants to build a state owned oil refinery, why not an state owned oil company? We have the talent and man power, so call their bluff. With over $55 billion...
A Cook Inlet Catch 22

...Although those effects aren't yet certain, officials from several local energy companies, including Tesoro's oil refinery, are either eyeing the situation closely or have adjusted their operations to hopefully skirt the ramifications of...
City planner has Soldotna thinking ahead

...of 2007, when she eagerly accepted the recently minted job of Soldotna City Planner while Jamie worked at the Tesoro oil refinery. The two were married six months later. "I always knew I would come back," she said. "Of course when I was living...
Kenai refineries boost security

...gas-to-liquids plant, Agrium's nitrogen fertilizer plant, Phillips' liquefied natural gas plant and Tesoro's oil refinery. ''I think it's probably a good idea in light of recent events,'' said Lt. Tom Bowman, commander of the Kenai...
Let's get real 'maximum benefit' from royalty oil

...Alaska helps create "maximum employment," which in turn helps create "maximum benefit" for all Alaskans. Douglas Isaacson is Mayor of the City of North Pole, home to two of the four active oil refineries in the State of Alaska.
Assembly wrestles with budget

...increases in fees for solid waste, planning and other departments, pending valuation of improvements made at the Tesoro oil refinery and increased employee contributions to the borough's health insurance plan. Carey also suggested deletion of the...
Deformed bills have experts baffled

...of certain contaminants, researchers are certain that it doesn't come from a single source like a power plant or oil refinery. Handel said there could be hundreds and possibly thousands of chemicals and chemical combinations that could be causing...


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