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My Turn: In Alaska elections, your vote counts

...25 percent of U.S. production. Today that number has slipped to 7 percent even though Alaska's oil and natural gas deposits account for almost 30 percent of the nation's energy reserves. The reason is ACES.In a state where oil funds 90 percent...
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...the Arctic's lucrative oil and gas deposits, he added: "Throughout human...Russia greater access to the oil and gas deposits.But it will take money and resources...and 30 percent of undiscovered gas deposits. Until recently, however, areas...
Arctic states open council to China, India, SKorea

...Officials estimate the Arctic holds 13 percent of the world's undiscovered oil reserves, and 30 percent of undiscovered gas deposits.Ministers suggested the inclusion of the energy-hungry nations at the Arctic Council will force them to uphold the...
Critics lukewarm on US plans in Arctic region

...officials estimate the Arctic holds 13 percent of the world's undiscovered oil reserves and 30 percent of undiscovered gas deposits. Until recently, however, the resources that could reap hundreds of billions of dollars in revenues were frozen over...
Alaska Editorial: Lofty Language: President's Arctic policy sets an expansive tone

...Circle are estimated to contain about 13 percent of the globe's undiscovered oil and 30 percent of its undiscovered gas deposits, along with large amounts of minerals."These estimates have inspired fresh ideas for commercial initiatives and...
Murkowski unveils energy plan

...opening up part of the "1002 area" of ANWR, a 1.5-million-acre coastal plain suspected to be rich in oil and gas deposits."Energy 20/20" calls for just 2,000 acres of the 1002 area to be opened up for oil and gas exploration and production...
Tribal leaders oppose proposed land swap

...say Doyon is giving up too much. Doyon would give up 150,000 acres for 110,000 acres and access rights to oil and gas deposits under another 96,000 acres. Also, Doyon would surrender future rights to select an additional 58,000 acres in...
Panel pushes more oil drilling

...prices for gas and heating energy have changed the political dynamic. The Eastern Gulf of Mexico has enough natural gas deposits to power 25 million homes for 15 years, said Betty Anthony of the American Petroleum Institute. "More than ever...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...allows permitting only for a natural gas pipeline along the Alaska Highway, not for an offshore route toward Canadian gas deposits in the Mackenzie River Delta. In a speech at Canada's National Press Club on Thursday and in talks with reporters...
Legislators report from D.C.

...of what they learned was troubling for Alaska's natural gas development hopes, however. New discoveries of shale gas deposits in the continental U.S. are continuing to hold prices down. "It looks as if there's going to be cheap gas in...


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