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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...
Alaska, Canada to create energy association

...will be approved or discarded before the House and Senate break, which historically occurs before Thanksgiving, said Mike Menge, the governor's energy adviser. The administration is optimistic that the pipeline will be approved to run from Prudhoe...
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...
Tax change steams oil companies

...production tax. The administration plans to release an official estimate early this week, according to Murkowski advisor Mike Menge. "This took the industry 100 percent by surprise," said Larry Houle, general manager of the Alaska Support Industry...
My Turn: What Senator's newsletter said about the gov's jet

...charter outfit, and the only flight they had was to Las Vegas. And I had a meeting in Dallas. So Jim (Clark) and (Mike) Menge and several flew down in the jet to Dallas, then the plane came over and got me at a quarter to seven and we flew down...
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...


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