My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...natural gas venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on the North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's policies to minimize waste. When one considers the polls showing that Alaskans strongly...
Aggie Creek Fire grows, Alyeska takes pipeline precautions

...FAIRBANKS - As the Aggie Creek Fire grows, officials have held burnouts and dropped fire retardants along the nearby trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The 26,141-acre fire is estimated to be as close as a half-mile to the pipeline and about 30 miles northwest...
Linc Energy in Cook Inlet fined over information required by regulators

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Oil and Gas Commission has issued a $20,000 fine against a company exploring a coal gasification prospect in Cook Inlet.Linc Energy...
Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...challenging.He sees his action as the start of a discussion on a way forward.Kara Moriarty, president and CEO of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said the group takes Walker at his word that the state will honor its commitment. Alaska's policy...
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...
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...
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...
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


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