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Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has tentatively increased its estimate of recoverable oil from certain Chukchi Sea leases, but regulatory hurdles remain before...
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

ANCHORAGE - The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Friday released a revised environmental review...Alaskans who depend on the ocean.Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Acting Director Walter Cruickshank said the document...
35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...mammal aerial survey, spokeswoman Julie Speegle said by email. The survey is conducted with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the agency that oversees offshore lease sales.Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...exploration plan submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage calls for two drilling vessels to operate...7 billion in Chukchi leases. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is conducting supplemental environmental work.In...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Five sites decided for electric car chargers

...growing population of electric vehicles, said Alec Mesdag, project champion and Alaska Electric Light and Power energy management specialist.The Electric Vehicle Initiative, headed up by Mesdag and facilitated by the Juneau Economic Development...
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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