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Oil collapse tests US colleges as donors dry up

...its football stadium. Tuition hikes are back on the table at Texas universities. At Louisiana State University, energy sector gifts have fallen from a quarter of all fundraising to a tenth, which is being felt as the school tries to offer students...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership that, with our high energy costs, Alaska can be a testing ground and early market for U.S. innovation in the energy sector. We agree, with the exhortation that technology to be deployed in rural Alaska be robust and fully functional. Recently...
Letter: develop Alaska's oil

...projects by margins of 60 to 70 percent.Not surprising, given how Alaskans have seen firsthand the benefits a thriving energy sector provides to residents. The good news for us is that we still have immense amounts of oil and gas to produce. In fact...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...resource optimization. Russia, which holds the largest reserves of Arctic oil and natural gas, has nationalized its energy sector. As a consequence, global political and economic trends are less likely to impact Russia's aggressive strategy in...
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...embraced this trend are seeing results. In Germany, national policies instituted years ago have grown the renewable energy sector to nearly 400,000 jobs. Germany is now well on its way toward its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050...
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...economy and supporting its workers and businesses. He said continued efforts are also needed to support Alaska's energy sector, streamline state and federal regulations and make the tax system more competitive.His position on the state minimum...
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...street in the North Slope with the passage of the bill."Still, Conerly is cautious about future prospects of the energy sector in Alaska that's dependent on oil taxes and revenue."It wasn't very long ago that oil was at $40 and even...
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Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...stage. "If you think about the areas we have seen a real bump up for our nation's economy, it has been in the energy sector. The chance that we will have as a country with a Republican majority, my ability to set the agenda as chair of the...
US seen overtaking Saudis as biggest oil producer

...Energy developments in the United States are profound and their effect will be felt well beyond North America - and the energy sector."Rebounding U.S. oil and gas production is "steadily changing the role of North America in global energy trade...
Williams sells refinery, stores for $265 million

...and Corpus Christi, Texas. "Flint Hills Resources is excited about becoming a part of the Alaska community and its energy sector," president Dave Robertson said. "We look forward to bringing cleaner-burning fuels to Alaskan consumers...


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