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Timber scraps providing heat

...wood-fired boilers. "It is pretty economic," said Tom Miles, owner of TR Miles, Technical Consultants, a biomass energy firm in Portland, Wash. That's the major reason for the wood chip euphoria on Prince of Wales Island. Craig and Thorne...
Enron and friends

...overstated earnings. The chief executive of Arthur Andersen, the accounting firm for Enron, told Congress that the energy firm, in its deception, may have committed "illegal acts." The Securities and Exchange Commission and several congressional...
'Fracking' process has the EPA seal of approval

...goods like pharmaceuticals and computers - we cannot reject every advance in energy production. And unlike renewable energy firms such as General Electric and Archers Daniels Midland, the natural gas industry doesn't have its hand out asking for...
Gov. Sean Parnell talks oil, gas with BP CEO; plans to meet with Shell, ENI on European visit

...among other things he plans to talk up Alaska's gas potential.Parnell still plans to meet with the CEOs of two other energy firms, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Europe's largest oil company, and Eni SpA.He began his trip in the United Kingdom, where...
Should energy secretary resign over $537 million mistake? Pro: Steven Chu deserves a booby prize for naivete

...playing the Internal Revenue Code."Again, Solyndra appears to be just the tip of the iceberg as we learn of more green energy firms with political connections that have received federal loan guarantees and other subsidies.I'm angry, but if you...
Gov. Sean Parnell plans to meet with heads of oil companies on 1st state-sponsored overseas trip, however, did not release an itinerary.Parnell said he's going straight to the chief executives of the energy firms to let them know Alaska is serious about its economic future and wants them to invest more here. He said he wants to...
In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico. At the time, Greenpeace was startled by reports that a small Scottish energy firm was proceeding with plans to drill for oil and gas in iceberg-laden waters off western Greenland."It felt slightly...
CON: Should the US loosen regulations on businesses?

...This viewpoint holds that new regulations, by increasing costs for financial institutions, health care companies, energy firms, and others will dampen economic growth. Even if one accepts questionable calculations such as these, it is extremely...
Alaska Digest

...about $700 million in Alaska next year on exploration and production activity. Executives with the Houston-based energy firm said the planned spending is part of a $6.9 billion global capital budget. The company also will commit $1.4...
Ex-Assembly members mostly back gas-trucking plan

...Karen Parr and Cole Sonafrank agree with Young's assessment that the authority's mere existence has pressured big energy firms toward large-scale natural gas production. Parr said an "interim" trucking plan will ready Fairbanks for a pipeline...


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