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Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...contains a section written by the committee's chairwoman, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.That section, the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale Act, would give Alaska 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue between 2016 and 2026. Half...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...profound effect on our state's economy.Shell Alaska is preparing to drill for oil this summer in Alaska's offshore continental shelf. To date, Shell has expended over $7 billion in gearing up for its effort. It anticipates substantially advancing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-22/my-turn-action-alaskas-arctic
Opinion
Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...are limited, or stay on sea ice that in recent years has retreated far north of the shallow, biologically abundant outer continental shelf.Using helicopters launched from a Coast Guard icebreaker, researchers sampled bears on summer sea ice."This paper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...are limited, or stay on sea ice that in recent years has retreated far north of the shallow, biologically abundant outer continental shelf.Using helicopters launched from a Coast Guard icebreaker, researchers sampled bears on summer sea ice."This paper...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
California gas prices spike amid downward trend

...The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.22, according to the Lundberg survey.The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was $2.42 a gallon in Jackson, Mississippi.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/california-gas-prices-spike-amid-down
Not For Web
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...get Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off its coast.Last week, she introduced the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale Act to the Senate. The Act has been referred to the Senate's committee on energy and natural resources...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State
My Turn: The Shell Game

...Battling fierce environmental opposition, Shell has invested seven years and $7 billion exploring for oil in Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). It bid $2 billion in 2008 to secure oil exploration rights and has modified its drilling plans numerous...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-09/my-turn-shell-game
Opinion
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...prospects on the planet. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates there are more than 26 billion barrels in the Alaska outer continental shelf.Drilling is bitterly opposed by environmental groups that say Arctic offshore oil is best left in the ground. Burning...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/shell-heads-alaska-while-awaiting-final
State
Sports on TV for May 8

...at Philadelphia6 p.m., TRUTV - Champion Seanie Monaghan (23-0-0) vs. Cleiton Conceicao (20-6-2), for WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight title; champion Glen Tapia (23-1-0) vs. Michael Soro (25-1-1), for NABO junior...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-08/sports-tv-may-8
Sports
Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling

...issue is resolved.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates there are more than 26 billion barrels of oil in the Alaska outer continental shelf, a source that could be moved by undersea and overland pipe to keep the trans-Alaska pipeline vital as other fields...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/groups-sue-agency-block-shells-arctic-o
State

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