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Alaska Editorial: Washington state should focus on its own plate Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf (Seattle City Council), and to avoid issuing any further...
Revised Arctic offshore drilling review released

...subsistence hunting and harvests. BOEM's revised environmental review is a major step toward resolving the 2008 oil and gas leases that have been tied up in the courts for years, she said.Shell was the leading bidder in the 2008 sale, spending...
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State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...confusion for the state, which holds periodic oil and gas lease sales on the North Slope and would like to see the matter...earlier this year, the state has also issued two oil and gas leases in the nearshore Beaufort Sea that were originally offered...
My Turn: SB21 is risky business low oil prices and net operating loss. SB21 created risk for Alaska by giving any company with a North Slope oil or gas lease a transferable or reimbursable tax credit of 45 percent of their net operating loss from normal expenses related to their...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...long after.The study noted that Port Clarence is about 500 miles from the majority of the federal Chukchi OCS oil and gas leases. Dutch Harbor, currently the closest domestic deepwater port, is more than 1,300 miles from the lease areas, a...
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...ruling that found the federal government conducted a flawed environmental review before selling $2.7 billion in oil and gas leases in the Chukchi Sea in 2008.The U.S. Interior Department has since laid out a timeline for completion of a new environmental...
North Slope, Beaufort Sea lease sales planned

JUNEAU - The state Department of Natural Resources plans to hold its annual oil and gas lease sales for the North Slope, Beaufort Sea and North Slope foothills.The sales are scheduled for Nov. 19, with the bid opening...
State, BLM announce lease sale results

JUNEAU - The latest state and federal oil and gas lease sales generated about $8.5 million.The state leased about 160,000 acres on the North Slope and about 5,100 acres in the...
Drones will fly Alaska's skies in September in the Arctic waters near the northern coast of Alaska. ConocoPhillips, which has offshore oil and gas leases in the Chuckchi Sea, launched the 40-pound ScanEagle drone from a research ship. The oil and gas company used the...
Alaska Editorial: AGIA is buried, but the pipeline dream lives on the Lower 48 - has fallen out of economic favor. ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and BP, which hold the North Slope gas leases, never liked AGIA and opposed it in the Legislature.The companies have since lined up, at Gov. Parnell's prompting...


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