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An Alaskan Idiot's Guide to voting on SB 21

...thing to an Alaskan saint, except an actual Alaskan saint.? ... North Dakota is a myth. So is shale oil. And heavy oil. ? ... oil prices can do nothing but go up.? ... the North Slope is a giant pinata filled with money that the state...
My Turn: Alaskans unaware of their own wealth

...were to divide this wealth by 720,000 Alaskans this works out to about $1.4 million per Alaskan. The shale oil, heavy oil, off- shore oil, and Arctic Refuge oil isn't counted in this example - that is extra. The value of the North Slope...
Playing TAPS

...from discoveries that are now unknown, or oil that is known but of a type that cannot now be technically produced, like heavy oil.History has shown that over time industry finds ways to produce resources that are now ranked as probable or technically...
Heavy oil may rival gas

...resource than natural gas, however. Heavy oil, which has already been found in...developing it can be overcome. "Heavy oil, that's the prize that's left...legislators keeping a close eye on heavy oil and its potential for Alaska. As...
Minority Democrats unveil oil tax plan

...for oil from newer fields and new developments in legacy fields. It would provide tax breaks for future production of heavy oil and for future production in legacy fields over 2012 levels. It also would require minimum work commitments as part of...
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Companies move into producing North Slope's heavy oil

...North Slope oil fields. This is heavy oil, so called because of its thickness. Heavy oil is notoriously hard to get out of...increasingly are staking big dollars on heavy oil development as the more free-flowing...
'Heavy oil' may be future for North Slope

FAIRBANKS - Heavy oil is thick as honey and hard to pump out...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports heavy oil may be the future of Alaska's petroleum...Sens. John Coghill and Joe Paskvan say heavy oil should be included in a review of energy...
Overlooked 'heavy oil' may be in North Slope and Alaska's economic future

...Arctic Slope oil fields may be "heavy oil," a thick, molasses-like petroleum...overcome the technical challenges of heavy oil production, said Eric West, who...Because of the difficulty of producing heavy oil, it hasn't been considered among...
Oil companies plan to expand heavy oil production at West Sak

...500 million in the largest-ever heavy oil development program in Alaska. The...the West Sak oil field, a large heavy oil accumulation that overlies much of...West Sak and the Slope's other heavy oil fields, the companies announced...
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...commander states that the Grunion sank after an 80 mm shell hit near its conning tower. He continued, "We saw the swell of heavy oil. All crews shout 'BANZAI!'"But many question whether that anti-aircraft shell would have sunk the sub. A malfunctioning...


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