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Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

Environmental groups are hailing the announcement that Norwegian oil giant Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far different.On...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-18/second-major-oil-company-abandons-arcti
State
My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...run and maintain the pipeline system. And we can expect even more jobs and state revenue from reinvigorated oil and gas exploration on the North Slope. This economic activity boosts local economies and helps provide a base for economic diversification...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-08/my-turn-united-legislature-grants-con
Opinion
Hilcorp applies to drill 2 exploration wells near Ninilchik

KENAI - Hilcorp Alaska has applied to drill two additional oil and natural gas exploration wells southeast of Ninilchik in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.The Peninsula Clarion reported that the Alaska Department of Natural...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-16/hilcorp-applies-drill-2-exploration-wel
State
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...Legislature urges the United States Department of the Interior to reconsider its actions and continue to promote oil and gas exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas."The complaint, a joint document of the House and Senate, is not a binding document...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-05/arctic-drilling-complaint-clears-legisl
State | AK legislature
Hilcorp applies to drill 2 exploration wells near Ninilchik

KENAI - Hilcorp Alaska has applied to drill two additional oil and natural gas exploration wells southeast of Ninilchik in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-15/hilcorp-applies-drill-2-exploration-wel
State
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...no longer afford these extremely generous incentives. Something has to change.In recent discussions with oil and gas exploration company representatives in Alaska prior to making my decision on the reduction, I was pleased to find them respectful...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-12/my-turn-why-i-vetoed-200-million-oil-
Opinion
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...middle class fueling the demand for automobiles and other energy centric consumer products. Challenges of oil and gas exploration in the ArcticThere is a premium cost to explore the reserves in the Arctic (due to remoteness, lack of infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...However, the coastal plain area was withheld from wilderness status by Congress and set aside for potential oil and gas exploration.Under the 1980 law Congress must approve oil and gas development in the coastal plain but gave the Interior Secretary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/federal-judge-rejects-state-stance-anwr
State
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...barrel to break even.It must be noted that there are a number of challenges in aggressively pursuing oil and natural gas exploration. First, the ramifications of an environmental impact in the event of a major oil spill will have to be considered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...allot Measure 4 will do nothing more than require large-scale mines to meet the standard that has applied to oil and gas exploration for 40 years ? avoiding irreparable harm to vital Bristol Bay fisheries.Bristol Bay, with its many rivers, lakes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/editorial-second-thought-vote-yes-4
Opinion

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