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Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...Shell officials had called "a potential game-changer," a vast untapped reservoir that could add to America's energy supply for 50 years.As recently as March, an Energy Department advisory council called for an immediate expansion of oil...
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...we are good stewards of the environment, and because we want to reduce the cost and improve the reliability of our energy supplies.So while I join Alaskans in welcoming the President and the attention to Arctic issues, I hope he will avoid a...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...produced in the North Sea to date," Shell's site says. "Developing Arctic resources could be essential to securing energy supplies for the future, but it will mean balancing economic, environmental and social challenges."The activists see it...
A tale of two bills

...Fundamentally, LNG is about long-term commercial agreements; where a country commits to Alaska to provide a portion of its energy supply."Leighow added that repealing SB21 would send the wrong message to businesses."Instability tells the international...
State | Local | SB21
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...clean-burning fuel and an important bridge to a time when non-carbon sources will supply more of the nation's energy supply. Since no one has figured out the extraction puzzle, it's uncertain exactly how it could be used.Critics say...
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...Alaska's population, he said in an interview. The state should continue on its current course until it knows those energy supplies are secure, Micciche said.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, said it's worth evaluating the state's...
State | AK legislature
Official: Tie between gas project, referendum

...natural gas is about long-term commercial agreements, "where a country commits to Alaska to provide a portion of its energy supply.""Instability tells the international market that Alaska's actions may not be trusted in the long-term, which...
My Turn: U.S. must show resolve against Russian aggression

...situation mandates that some suffering be tolerated. Just as Japan was forced to struggle to provide itself with adequate energy supplies when its entire nuclear industry was shut down in the wake of the tsunami-induced Fukushima reactor meltdown, Germany...
NPR-A: Misguided federal policy

...Harding's action logically devoted over 20 million acres of the Territory of Alaska to a worthy national purpose, secure energy supplies for the United States Navy. Secure domestic petroleum sources are every bit as important to our country today, if...
Energy bill misses some opportunities

...Unlike previous efforts, this time Congress actually passed an energy bill. But the end result is not something that will protect the nation's security and economy from long-term dependence on unstable, volatile energy supplies.


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