Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...said.Among board appointments, Michael Gallagher was turned down in his bid to be appointed as a commissioner to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, spoke against Gallagher's confirmation, arguing...
State | AK legislature
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...It's important to have a dialogue, factual information and a chance for questions, she said.Sarah Erkmann, with the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said Lunch and Learns are an informal, efficient way to educate people on topics of interest...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

Three major events occurring between 2006 and 2008 depict the increasing interest for access and control of oil /natural gas resources in the Arctic and its major passages.
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...Juneauites who get worried about high-level state jobs moving out of town. DOR Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck wrote to Alaska Oil and Gas Association President Kara Moriarty last month in response to her concerns about Alper's job having moved away...
Fairbanks bank president retires after 36 years

...A lot has changed in Fairbanks and in the world of banking since Ingham arrived here on June 30, 1978. The trans-Alaska oil pipeline had just been constructed. The Bentley Mall was new."The minute I got off the plane, I smelled the air...
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...last week that it would take approximately 10 years from the day ANWR was opened to begin extracting oil from the area.Alaska Oil and Gas Association CEO Kara Moriarty said in a previous Empire article that an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil could...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...government is going to "treat Alaska like a territory" that residents should send them a bill for the forgone revenue. Alaska Oil and Gas Association CEO Kara Moriarty said an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil could be extracted from ANWR. For...
State | AK legislature
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...Walker's decisions. TransCanada did not respond to requests for comment Wednesday by press time.A spokeswoman for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association said the trade organization, which represents 14 oil- and gas-related companies in the state...
State | Local | AK legislature
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...prices continue to fall, the state's cashflow - and next year's budget - is taking a hit. On Friday, a barrel of Alaska oil cost $67. This fiscal year's state budget is built on an average $105-per-barrel price. Of the $4.5 billion...
Local | AK legislature
ConocoPhillips: Oil prices won't impact investments

...underway," she added in an email.The Alaska Oil and Gas Association represents 14...ConocoPhillips projects aimed at increasing Alaska oil production include two rigs at Kuparuk...another indicator of the health of the Alaska oil industry and evidence that MAPA is...


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