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Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

...BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion), in a deal that may signal a new wave of mega-mergers as the energy industry tries to adapt to lower prices.Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it will pay the equivalent of 13.67 pounds in...
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...And we are facing challenging times ahead.Since about 90 percent of our state revenue derived from taxes on the energy industry, the lower the price of oil, the bigger the impact on Alaska's budget. With oil prices near $50 a barrel, the...
Study: Wind farms killed 67 eagles in 5 years

...eagle deaths attributed to the nation's growing wind energy industry, which has been a pillar of President Barack Obama' was obtained from staff.Meanwhile, the wind energy industry has pushed for, and the White House is currently...
Senator pushing for flexibility in how roadless rule applies to Southeast

...Wednesday.Specifically, those challenges are realized when attempting to plan for building and powering a renewable energy industry in the region."It's one thing to look at it on a map - it's another thing to appreciate it up a couple thousand...
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Alaska asks ConocoPhillips to reopen Kenai LNG plant

...activities," he wrote. "In addition to the economic challenges this would present for those employed in the Cook Inlet energy industry, a lack of healthy exploration now may lead to supply contractions in the future as existing wells' production levels...
Fight brews over private stake in a Mexican icon

...provides fully a third of the federal government's annual budget."There are those who see the opening (of the energy industry) and private sector participation as a magic wand that will solve everything," said Cardenas, 79, himself a former...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaskans that is provided by the energy industry, the importance of revenues...Alaskans that is provided by the energy industry, the importance of revenues...Alaskans that is provided by the energy industry, the importance of revenues...
Alaska needs energy policy

...reserves, developed and undeveloped, that we have, the associated employment of many Alaskans that is provided by the energy industry, the importance of revenues from energy production to operation of the state as well as local governments, and the...
Pipeline to Valdez benefits Alaskans

...that assured New Orleans it was safe from hurricanes? Perhaps the type of experts who advised de-regulating the energy industry, resulting in the Enron mess? Maybe it was the kind of expert who convinced us that de-regulating the airline...
Alaska editorial: Low-key energy secretary could help push Bush's agenda game is Guess the Cabinet Members, had expected the president to choose either someone with close ties to the energy industry or someone who is a close Texas friend. Mr. Bodman, in fact, has been a low-key Washington worker who also served...


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