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For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...drilling 50 miles off the Virginia coast, only to scrap it after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But the administration has allowed...offshore drilling had not gotten safer in the years after the BP disaster. Congress, despite recommendations, has not passed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/arctic-atlantic-alternative
State
A big night in the arts

...As a teacher, he is currently the fine arts department chair at Dimond High School. He has previously been honored with the BP Teacher of Excellence (2002) and the Alaska Art Education Association's Art Teacher of the Year (2006 and 2014).In an...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...drilling 50 miles off the Virginia coast, only to scrap it after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But the administration has allowed...offshore drilling had not gotten safer in the years after the BP disaster. Congress, despite recommendations, has not passed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/obama-floats-offering-first-ever-drilli
State
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...three more things to watch for this week: Gas pipelineThe major liquefied natural gas project that the state is pursuing with BP, Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips, TransCanada Corp. and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. remains, in the view of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/gas-line-marijuana-things-watch-week-le
State | AK legislature
BP looking for excellent teachers

BP announced Dec. 9 it has begun accepting nominations for the 20th annual BP Teachers of Excellence programThe program "recognizes...communities over the past year." Anyone can nominate a BP Teacher of Excellence by visiting BPteachers.com...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/bp-looking-excellent-teachers
Neighbors
BP: Deal with Hilcorp completed

JUNEAU - BP has closed the sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp.BP president for Alaska operations Janet Weiss...Point fields.Weiss said the sale would allow BP to focus on Prudhoe Bay and pursuing a major...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/bp-deal-hilcorp-completed
State
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

JUNEAU - BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil...employees and direct contractors early next year.BP's business in Alaska will be smaller because...represent about 17 percent of the total number of BP employees and contractors in Alaska, Patience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/bp-alaska-plans-layoffs-following-hilco
State
Balash heads to Japan with BP to market LNG

...Resources Commissioner Joe Balash accompanied BP officials to Asia on the first formal sales trip for the giant project. "These were BP's meetings," Balash said. "They set...we felt it was important to do this with BP and for us to be seen standing alongside...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/balash-heads-japan-bp-market-lng
State
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...former state Sen. Drue Pearce, former BP Alaska executive Al Bolea and Texas-based...to the AGDC website. Besides working for BP Alaska, Bolea was the CEO of Dubai Petroleum...impact the companies - ConocoPhillips, BP, ExxonMobil and TransCanada - invested...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-08/walker-ousted-board-members-had-oily-ti
State | Local | AK legislature
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...2015 may set a different tone.In 2014, ConocoPhillips announced a 50 percent increase in its 2015 Alaska capital budget and BP, the other major Slope operating company, announced a 25 percent increase for 2015. Those budgets will be reviewed in early...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/slope-construction-season-still-strong-
State | AK legislature

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