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Oil and gas lease sales scheduled for Wednesday

The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas and the Bureau of Land Management are scheduled to hold lease sales Wednesday for oil and gas extraction on the North Slope.The...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

With his inauguration only days away, Governor-elect Bill Walker is in the process of interviewing candidates for the top positions in the state, including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.
Holitna Energy applies to state for shallow gas leases

...a 50-mile range of the Donlin Creek gold development project. James Hansen, lease sales manager for the Alaska Division of Oil and Gas, told Petroleum News that the 19,840 acres requested by Holitna Energy for leasing are in a seven-mile...
Alaska Briefs

Man hurt in gas line fire; Douglas Bridge plan consideration delayed; Few pay after Anchorage posts deadbeat list; Two injured after driving into wire; Oil exploration license offered in Bristol Bay; Three die in plane crash; 1 arrested, 1 sought in attempted drowning
Alaska Digest

News in brief from around the state.
Juneau Empire Story Archive going to be a conventional gas play they are looking for," said James Hansen, leasing officer with the Alaska Division of Oil and Gas. The identity of the applicant is confidential at this point, Hansen said, because the state must solicit...
Rep.Young introduces ANWR drilling bill

...Federation Vice President and former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Jamie Clark; former Alaska Division of Oil and Gas Director Ken Boyd; and Trustees for Alaska attorney Peter Van Tuyn.
Fertilizer-plant bill may cost Alaska more than $11 million

...the gas. Instead, the charges would be figured based on the contracts Agrium signs with its suppliers. The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas estimates the proposal could cost the state treasury $11.5 million in foregone revenue over the next six...
'Heavy oil' may be future for North Slope

...sources within known fields, then you have to talk about heavy oil," said Paskvan, D-Fairbanks. The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas reports heavy oil production accounts for about 6.5 percent of this year's production on the North Slope...
State regulators reconsider Usibelli gas plan

...exploration license for coalbed methane near Healy. The state gave Usibelli Coal Mine a license June 28. But Alaska Division of Oil and Gas Director Kevin Banks said several people raised concerns and the agency decided to address those issues. One...


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