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State approves Point Thomson pipeline have spent $3.2 billion to open the Point Thomson field.While Point Thomson is valued primarily for its natural gas deposits, which are estimated to represent 25 percent of all gas in the Prudhoe Bay region, it also produces liquids that...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...time frame, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated that circa 25 percent of the world's recoverable oil and natural gas deposits were most likely located in the Arctic.The recent oil price declines are primarily the result of a price war...
My Turn: In Alaska elections, your vote counts

...for 25 percent of U.S. production. Today that number has slipped to 7 percent even though Alaska's oil and natural gas deposits account for almost 30 percent of the nation's energy reserves. The reason is ACES.In a state where oil funds...
Panel pushes more oil drilling

...spiking prices for gas and heating energy have changed the political dynamic. The Eastern Gulf of Mexico has enough natural gas deposits to power 25 million homes for 15 years, said Betty Anthony of the American Petroleum Institute. "More than ever...
Firm gets aerial aid in seismic work in Kenai Buccaneer Alaska.Buccaneer is hoping the seismic work will eventually give it a better idea where oil and natural gas deposits are on the central Kenai Peninsula.Right now, work is underway north of the Kenai Spur Highway on land owned...
State begins own review of oil industry practices

...Cosmopolitan oil prospect near Anchor Point, and Marathon Oil has drilled extended-reach wells to tap offshore natural gas deposits near Kasilof. Also in Cook Inlet, however, two small independents, Escopeta Oil and Gas, and Buccaneer Oil...
Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

...indentations just 30 feet or so down on the lake bed. The ultimate source of that gas - hydrates, decomposition or older natural gas deposits - is unclear, but Dallimore's immediate goal is quantifying the known emissions and finding the unknown. With...
BP pursues methane energy deposits

...effort to map methane gas deposits beneath the North Slope tundra that geologists believe could dwarf Alaska's natural gas deposits. Armed with $13.27 million in federal grant money, BP is going to pursue methods to efficiently convert methane...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the North Slope oil fields. The merger would also consolidate ownership of one of the world's largest known natural gas deposits, a resource some state leaders and developers would like to market. ``We want to bring (this issue) to a...


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