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Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday it is opening a 45-day comment period both to gather information on areas in the Beaufort Sea...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...operations.With the 2008 Chukchi lease sale environmental impact statement now being revised by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management after a court order, it is unclear exactly when Arctic OCS oil and gas exploration will resume. The agency is targeting...
Avista, AEL&P seal the deal

...share reflects a purchase price of $170 million.Also on Tuesday, Avista announced it concluded the sale of its energy management and sustainability company, Ecova, Inc., to Cofely USA Inc. The sale price was $335 million in cash, less...
BP to sell 4 smaller fields, retain ownership of Prudhoe

...statement.BP also expects to submit a development schedule for the Liberty field to the U.S. Bureau of Offshore Energy Management by the end of 2014, the announcement said.BP said it remains committed to its plans for increased investment at...
Kendall to serve as OCS acting director

...serve as the acting director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement's Alaska Outer Continental...Kendall now serves as the chief of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's environmental division, where he was responsible...
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Agency seeks Arctic offshore lease suggestions

...expressions of interest by the petroleum industry for expanded drilling in the Arctic Ocean.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Thursday it has issued a 45-day call for petroleum drillers to comment on additional tracts that could...
Regulators seek details on Shell Arctic drill plan

...additional information in its 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan, Alaska Public Radio Network reported.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management wants questions answered on Shell ships, the Noble Discoverer and the Polar Pioneer, said David Johnston, regional...
Alaska Scientist reprimanded over emails settles case

...2011 from his work with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement - now known as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - during an inspector general's investigation into...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a split decision that the Minerals Management Service, now the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, prepared an environmental assessment for a sale in the Chukchi Sea based on minimal development - just 1 billion...
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10,000 walrus come ashore at northwest Alaska island

...spotted during NOAA's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, an effort conducted with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the agency that conducts offshore lease sales.An estimated 2,000 to 4,000 walrus were photographed at the...


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