Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

...Station 10, but Egan said the leak is now dripping less than a teaspoon a day.Since opening in 1977, the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, which runs 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, has seen several spills totaling hundreds or thousands...
My Turn: Sullivan: Alaska, Washington state must work together

...was doing so "to make a bold statement" about global warming.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, also lobbying to halt Alaska oil exploration, has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior to refrain from issuing any further lease sales for drilling...
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...deep-water port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance to make a public statement against fossil fuel dependence...
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...
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
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...


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