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What others say: Landscape has changed since debate over Keystone began

...Remember the bad old days, when the United States was said to be a pawn in the game played by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Americans were just a civil war in a Middle Eastern country away from $5 a gallon gasoline...
North Slope crude prices down since July

...domestic production.Bloomberg also reported that oil production by 12 producing nations in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, rose by 413,000 barrels per day to 30.93 million barrels per day in September, the...
Condon: State revenue picture improves a bit

...June 30. Unrest in the Middle East, combined with a strategic cut in production by members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries helped fuel a recent rebound in prices. North Slope oil reached $26 a barrel two weeks ago, but...
Murkowski pushes to boost domestic oil production

...belief that the current price rise is linked to reduced foreign production at the direction of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. But they said OPEC production will rise in the months just ahead. The production decline has created...
Refinery's future hangs in balance

Tesoro Petroleum Co. has averaged a 3 percent return on capital employed in Alaska, and that is unacceptable, said Ron Noel, vice president of Tesoro Alaska Petroleum Co.
Refinery on thin ice

Tesoro Petroleum Corp. has started a two-month study to determine whether it should improve the efficiency of its Nikiski refinery -- or close and sell it.
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

Crude for November delivery surged $1.13 to settle at $53.64 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after falling as low as $51.49 in morning trading. On Tuesday, light, sweet crude settled at $52.51 after hitting an all-time high of $54.45.


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