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My Turn: Cracks in the door

...time, the BHP Billiton sale is expected to be the first of many such deals as voluminous North American oil and natural gas production seeks new markets and higher prices abroad. A U.S. policy of banning crude oil exports that was built to cope...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves by 2040. An ice free land or reduction of hard ice on the high seas will open new opportunities for oil and natural gas production (e.g., from longer exploration seasons) as well as transportation (e.g., from maritime transportation...
Alaska stake in LNG project approved

...past the regular deadline.The plan is essentially for the state to take its royalty and tax revenue share of natural gas production "in kind," or in gas instead of cash, and to invest in 25 percent of the project, or sufficient capacity...
State | AK legislature
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...liquids.A similar near-term gain vs. long-term recovery question is pending for the commission in approving a natural gas production rate for the North Slope fields to support a natural gas pipeline if one is built.Natural gas is now used in...
US seen overtaking Saudis as biggest oil producer

...Agency forecast on Monday.In its World Energy Outlook, the energy watchdog also predicted that greater oil and natural gas production - thanks partly to a boom in shale gas output - as well as more efficient use of energy will allow the U.S...
Alaska editorial: What a good pipeline deal should look like

...state's share of natural gas liquids (liquefied petroleum gas, ethane, propane, butane), a lucrative part of natural gas production. Clear definition and purpose of any state-owned gas corporation - who would run it? How would it work? Alaska...
Alaska Digest

...gas demand increases to accommodate home heating needs. The plant consumed about 20 percent of Cook Inlet's natural gas production last year, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. That was about the same amount that was used...
Oil rig operator wants to drill on Arctic shelf

...exploration. Unlike most of Cook Inlet, which is mainly regulated by state and local governments that want to increase natural gas production, the Arctic shelf is under federal oversight.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...competition ``by strengthening BP Amoco's competitive position in West Coast refining and marketing, in Asian natural gas production, and by eliminating substantial duplication of activities between the companies in Alaska.'' ``Insecurities...
Overlooked 'heavy oil' may be in North Slope and Alaska's economic future

...pipeline extended for 30 or more years," he said. New technological advances such as fracking that have boosted natural gas production and mining of tar sands in Alberta show the industry is always finding new ways to develop resources, he said...


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