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My Turn: What's at stake for Alaska in Shell's Arctic drilling program?

...and Statoil will come behind and help build a thriving economy for coastal communities just as they have in the European North Sea offshore developments. And that will be good for all of us.? Paul Fuhs is the former Mayor of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil Shell reported that second-quarter net income fell 25 percent to $3.99 billion. Brent crude, a benchmark for North Sea oil, averaged about $62 a barrel during the period, down from $110 in the second quarter of 2014."Today's oil...
Lawrence Charles Sommers

...remained together until the end of his life 43 years later. Larry was a commercial diver, working on oil rigs in the North Sea and off Louisiana, and working underwater on several dams in Eastern Washington. The couple moved to Juneau from Walla...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest"This amounts to around 400 billion barrels of oil equivalent, 10 times the total oil and gas produced in the North Sea to date," Shell's site says. "Developing Arctic resources could be essential to securing energy supplies for the...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...know.William Moore was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1822. By the age of seven he was sailing on schooners in the North Sea and by the age of 24 he found himself in New Orleans, Louisiana. It wasn't long before he found an adventurous woman...
Rainy Day Reads: Let books take you place. No, really. real time."Which is exactly what Wright and Shepherd are proposing to do - go on a month long voyage across the North Sea to Germany's Frisian Islands - and write about it. With maps, lots of maps, and photos, charts, historical anecdotes...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...of danger or tedium - information. Unmanned aircraft (drones or model aircraft) have been used to study ice seals, North Sea ice melt, Steller sea lions in the western Aleutians, whale pods, and debris from the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011...
Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

...helped trigger a plunge in oil prices. The last wave of oil mergers took place in the 1990s after new production from the North Sea, Alaska and Mexico led to excess global capacity and companies linked up to protect themselves, or bought weaker rivals...
Today in sports history for Sunday, March 1

...beat rival Kansas State 77-66.1973 - Robyn Smith becomes the first woman jockey to win a stakes race when she rides North Sea to victory in the Paumonok Handicap at Aqueduct Race Track in New York.1969 - Tuesdee Testa becomes the first female...
Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 12, 2015 $51.44 per barrel on Friday. We shouldn't expect that trend to continue this week, unfortunately. Prices for North Sea and Texas oil kept falling all through last week, and if those prices are any guide, we'll see Alaska oil below...


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