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Drilling sickens people, ruins crops in Thailand

...airborne chemicals such as sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases. Chainarong said that locals in one village near a gas operation report that their water has become brown and unusable.Phuthon Anochadech, a villager whose rubber trees are near...
Nation and World
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...responsibility to reduce emissions, all one need do is witness the continued natural gas venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on the North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's policies...
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...he said.Norway's oil and gas industry began at the end of the 1960s with no experience in upstream oil and gas operations, he said. Knowledge and technology from multinational corporations such as Phillips Petroleum, Mobil, Conoco and...
Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

...protest, the lawsuit said."Greenpeace has a demonstrated pattern of conducting direct actions against Arctic oil and gas operations that violate the rights of others and create dangerous situations for their targets, law enforcement, and their...
On The Move

...retiring from the board. Previously, Thompson served as executive vice president of ARCO's Asia-Pacific oil and gas operations and as president of ARCO Alaska Inc. Coeur, the country's largest silver producer, has a 100 percent interest...
Landowners angry

...are paid to work for? Surely not Mr. Murkouski. The story gets better. Lappi (the sole owner of the only shallow gas operation in Alaska) turned around and sublet "his" leases to Unocal. Hold it. Who is Unocal? Unocal's North America...
Murkowski spends last day in D.C.

...mentioned several items, including legislation that created the regional citizens advisory councils to oversee oil and gas operations in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, legislation that established the...
State to take away oil leases at Pt. Thomson

...last three decades, Exxon Mobil has filed 22 development plans for the 106,200-acre unit. No commercial oil or gas operations have ever begun in that time. Point Thomson is the North Slope's second largest natural gas field, after Prudhoe...
Knowles wants more money for oil, gas oversight

...Conservation and the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, state agencies primarily charged with inspecting oil and gas operations. Another 10 positions would be added to the agencies by contractual services under the proposal. The departments...
Federal regulators approve $118 million sale of Anchorage's Era Aviation

...corporation, Rowan Companies Inc., also from Houston. Era's main business is providing helicopter services for oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. It also uses its helicopters to fight fires and provide other utility services...


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