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Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...economic collaboration in the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector," King Harald V told industry representatives...Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. Statoil, the oil company partially owned by the Norwegian government, was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/norways-king-opens-arctic-drilling-c
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Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...ship in an environmental protest against Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska. The oil company's proposal also has drawn large protests in Seattle, where a massive, floating drill rig is being prepared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-25/woman-hanging-on-shell-ship-since-fr
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Pioneer Potluck: About Ben's boat wreck at Big Lake

...Lake 1972: Ben and wife, Nadene and son, Robbie, moved to Alaska from Lubbock, Texas in the late 1960's to cash in the oil pipe line. Ben was an excellent welder. He and Robbie adapted well to the work and fun in Alaska. Poor Nadene tagged...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-05-26
Food
Nikiski grads leave with ample Bulldog pride

...time (to graduate)," Handley said. "It was four years of not getting paid." Handley will be pursuing a career in the oil field. He is looking forward to being a part of a culture that encourages hard work with a product he said "is the backbone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/nikiski-grads-leave-as-bulldogs
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Results in Juneau leave reader dissatisfied

...their challenges as adults? Are you comfortable with the fact that due to our toothless oil tax laws, we will be paying the oil companies to produce our oil, and not the other way around? And why didn't our lawmakers rescind the $150 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-21/results-in-juneau-leave-r
Letters
AIDEA approves $30 million deal for Cosmo development

...Homer on the east side of Cook Inlet. The oil production wells drilled into Cosmopolitan's...shallow gas deposit that overlies the oil reservoir but that is not included...drilled exploration wells to confirm the oil discovery and also conducted production...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/aidea-approves-30-million-deal-for-c
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Report: Alaska population down after 26 years of growth

...says while the size of the drop is small, it is remarkable because Alaska's growth has been steady for so long.Unlike the oil-driven drop in population in the 80s, Hunsinger said the current 40 percent drop in oil prices compared to a year ago...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/report-alaska-population-down-after-
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...region far from responders.Environmental groups contend the oil industry has never demonstrated companies can clean up...Alaska receives upward of 90 percent of its revenue from the oil industry, and a drop in capacity or a dip in crude oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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Administrators say Soldotna school reconfiguration boosts academic progress

...many elective courses that directly relate to post-graduation career readiness, Syverson said. Classes relating to the oil and gas industry, food service and medical industries are available to students who are on track to graduate, he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soldotna-schools-make-it-through-the
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Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...install about 500 miles of fiber-optic cable from Fairbanks north to Deadhorse, and is developing a subsea line from the oil field complex of Prudhoe Bay that'll come ashore in Nome, a Western Alaska community. That subsea line will have offshoots...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/alaska-is-first-phase-of-arctic-ocea
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