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Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell announced deep cuts to jobs and investment on Thursday as the global energy giant prepares for a prolonged period of low oil prices.Shell expects to eliminate 6,500 staff and contractor positions this year...
High court reins in prosecutors' use of fraud law

...a former Juneau lawmaker. The ex-CEO of disgraced energy giant Enron and a Canadian media mogul, both in the downfall of the once-mighty Houston-based energy giant. The company collapsed into bankruptcy in 2001 under...
Alaska Digest

Energy giant plans to spend $800 million on Alaska projects ANCHORAGE - The state's top oil and gas producer, said it plans to spend $800...
Alaska Digest

Pipeline giant to file gas line application Sound off on the important issues at ANCHORAGE - A Midwest energy giant has emerged as the first company to officially commit interest in building a natural gas pipeline on the North Slope. MidAmerican...
Sierra Club pushes for Alaska pipeline over Mackenzie plan

One of Canada's largest environmental organizations wants a multinational energy giant to focus on building a natural gas pipeline from Alaska instead of down Canada's Mackenzie Valley. In a letter to the CEO of...
A case that can affect local governments

Democrats are trying to ensnare President George Bush and his administration in the collapse of energy giant Enron. Republicans are spreading a net to catch Democrats in two scandals, Enron and in Global Crossing, a bankrupt communication...
Alaska Digest

...Record-high crude oil prices sent $2.6 billion from Alaska oil production into BP's coffers last year, according to the energy giant's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The report marked a 44 percent jump from the company's...
Alaska Digest

...Todd Palin, husband of Gov. Sarah Palin, has taken a leave of absence from his job as a North Slope oil worker for energy giant BP. Palin said he is taking time off because the family's new schedule makes it impossible for him to work regular...
Groups ask court to block Shell's oil drilling plans

...Lawyers for the groups challenged the U.S. Mineral Management Service's decision earlier this year to allow the energy giant to drill up to 12 exploratory oil wells in the Beaufort Sea off the northern coast of Alaska. The attorneys told a...
Outside editorial: Exxon goes green

...could shift biofuels' future away from products culled from food crops. We're pleased that the Irving-based energy giant has put its considerable financial muscle and credibility behind biofuel technology because U.S. companies have trailed...


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