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Leaders named for resources department JUNEAU - Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge Tuesday named an acting deputy commissioner and three acting division directors. The appointments, effective immediately, fill...
Dispute over oil, gas field development continues

...important issues at Executives for Exxon Mobil, BP and Chevron, however, urged state Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge to approve Exxon's latest plan for developing the long-dormant field - a plan that contains no sure date for production...
Menge: Focus is gas line, not how he got job

...the Murkowski administration. "I don't take it seriously because I'm very secure with what I know and my job," Mike Menge, 58, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. "As time goes on, people will look at my actions and judge for themselves...
State to take away oil leases at Pt. Thomson

...gas reserves. Sound off on the important issues at Gov. Frank Murkowski, alongside Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge, announced the decision at a news conference in Anchorage on Monday, just one week shy of the end of his administration...
Lawmakers listen to gas pipeline criticism

...officials in October after clashing with the administration over the multibillion-dollar contract. Irwin's replacement, Mike Menge, said Irwin's warnings lack the proper context, which won't be available to legislators until the confidential...
Murkowski heads to pipeline talks

...Becky Hultberg. Murkowski brought a team of state negotiators with him to Texas, including Chief of Staff Jim Clark and Mike Menge, the governor's senior adviser on energy issues. The governor arrived in Houston on Wednesday and expects to return...
Exxon proposes $20 million settlement

...days before the deadline, Exxon Mobil's Alaska Production Manager Richard Owen sent Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge an updated development plan and the $20 million offer. Menge released the documents to the public on Friday. Owen...
Pipeline talks break down

...filing our application." The governor's office says MidAmerican essentially wanted a blank check from the state. Mike Menge, the governor's special assistant for energy, mining and the environment, said the company wanted the state to grant...
Legislators taking on gaming issue

...Centennial Hall. Speakers: Gov. Frank Murkowski, Revenue Commissioner Bill Corbus, Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge, and Attorney General David Marquez. "It's not true ... the rules in the bill are very well defined about what...
More suits filed against jet boats in Chilkat River

...permit was reauthorized in 2006. DNR staff said they found no proof of salmon fry mortality. In May, DNR Commissioner Mike Menge rejected an administrative appeal of the permit filed by environmentalists and state commercial fishing organizations...


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