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Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...United States. Biggest among those sections is a provision that would allow the foreign exportation of crude oil from the Lower 48. Alaska crude oil has long been exempted from that export ban.Murkowski and other members of Alaska's Congressional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...Financing a plant is expensive because lenders know the risks and demand generous terms. A sharp drop in the price of crude oil has made competing with traditional fuels on price more difficult.The airlines are now seeing some of these difficulties...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
Gov. signs first tax increase in 10 years

...state Department of Environmental Conservation's Spill Prevention and Response division, which cleans up about 2,000 crude oil and refined fuel spills of varying sizes per year. The division's work has historically been funded by oil revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/gov-signs-first-tax-increase-10-years
State
Shell awaits damage report on vessel for Arctic drilling

...equipment on the Fennica and underwater remotely operated vehicles, Smith said.A containment dome, designed to capture crude oil and water and flow it to the surface, is a fourth safeguard.Shell's exploration plan calls for drilling two exploratory...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/shell-awaits-damage-report-vessel-arc
Not For Web
Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen

...president to flee.U.S. crude rose $2.22, or 4.5 percent, to close at $51.43 a barrel in New York. U.S. crude oil has jumped 17 percent since hitting a low of $43.96 a barrel a week ago.It was the first time the benchmark U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/oil-prices-jump-almost-5-percent-tensio
State
Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

FAIRBANKS - Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee is tending to the leak with a rag.According...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/repair-planned-small-leak-trans-alaska-
State
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...surround energy production and have mobilized against a series of projects that would transform the region into a gateway for crude oil and coal exports to Asia."These proposals have woken a sleeping giant in the Northwest," said Eric de Place, policy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-15/seattle-it-or-not-becomes-shells-arctic
State
Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...energy production, and have mobilized against a series of projects that would transform the region into a gateway for crude oil and coal exports to Asia."These proposals have woken a sleeping giant in the Northwest," said Eric de Place, policy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/seattle-it-or-not-becomes-shells-arctic
State
Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.But many believe the surge in both oil and gasoline prices is near an end. Supplies of crude oil remain extremely high, and drillers who have been waiting on the sidelines for higher prices are ready to start producing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/gas-prices-still-look-low-summer-even-a
State
Debate over Arctic drilling - what's at stake

...drilling. Alaska receives upward of 90 percent of its revenue from the oil industry, and a drop in capacity or a dip in crude oil prices can mean multi-billion dollar state government deficits. Alaska is experiencing both.Though Shell is drilling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/debate-over-arctic-drilling-whats-stake
State

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