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NASA brings earthquake monitoring to Ketchikan

...creates both an electrical current and an earthquake, according to Fortunato. But the electrical current - along with the gases it creates when it passes through biological material - can be measured by sensors minutes or even hours before the earthquake...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/nasa-brings-earthquake-monitoring-ketch
State
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker

...paid primarily to small explorers or those developing new oil and gas fields in Alaska.Walker earlier this month said the state stood to pay out about $100 million more in oil and gas production credits than it takes in in production taxes this year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/revenue-officials-explain-tax-credit-is
State
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...there's any appetite to take on an oil and gas tax law in the near future."Sen. Pete...without adding taxes or waiting on a natural gas pipeline."There are risks associated...for the forgone revenue. Alaska Oil and Gas Association CEO Kara Moriarty said an estimated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/walker-administration-wont-revisit-sb21
State | AK legislature
For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...Mexico. But the administration has allowed oil and gas companies to explore for oil and gas in the Atlantic in the meantime, which is the initial...imaging surveys in the Atlantic to explore for oil and gas deposits.The applications for "incidental harassment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/arctic-atlantic-alternative
State
Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...Mexico. But the administration has allowed oil and gas companies to explore for oil and gas in the Atlantic in the meantime, which is the initial...imaging surveys in the Atlantic to explore for oil and gas deposits.The applications for "incidental harassment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/obama-floats-offering-first-ever-drilli
State
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...are three more things to watch for this week: Gas pipelineThe major liquefied natural gas project that the state is pursuing with BP, Exxon...Alaskans have talked for many years about a gas line as a way to provide energy to residents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/gas-line-marijuana-things-watch-week-le
State | AK legislature
Kenai assembly approves oil and gas specialists

...new special assistant to the mayor's office to focus on oil, gas and mining issues.The three dissenting voters expressed their...project.Navarre said the position encompasses overall oil, gas and mining industries but the immediate focus would be on legislation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/kenai-assembly-approves-oil-and-gas-spe
State | AK legislature
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas played out in U.S. District Court Judge...plain set aside for study of its oil and gas potential.The state submitted the exploration...continuous evaluation" of the refuge's oil and gas potential. Congress had asked for only...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/judge-hears-arguments-over-anwr-explora
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...and exclude the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project from his list of items to...world's largest untapped reserves of natural gas. Much like oil has sustained our state...the trans-Alaska Pipeline System, those gas reserves are the key to our future. Unlike...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-fix-budget-not-expense-long-t
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...as nothing else than an attempt to protect ANWR from oil and gas drilling."What's coming is a stunning attack on our sovereignty...the Interior also could impose "additional limits on oil and gas production in parts of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/empire-editorial-obama-declares-war-a
Opinion

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