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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...
Today In Sports History

...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...
Oil taxes must be balanced, encourage new production

...and put their money elsewhere; they are creating growth and prosperity in places like Alberta, North Dakota and the North Sea. Alaska has dropped behind North Dakota in production and drifted below California this past fall. Every company that...
DOT details open-deck ferry

...vehicles. Another precaution against Southeast weather is designed into the bow, he said. The new ferry would have a North Sea type of flared bow, "A bow that is designed to minimize freezing spray that could cause safety problems," Yost said...
State | Local
My Turn: Norwegian oil wealth

...Norwegians have become wealthy from their North Sea oil fields deserves further attention...Norway's Ekofisk oil field in the North Sea was discovered in 1971. It and several...production platforms in the storm-prone North Sea. The whole complex consists of 29...
Chichagof Island's hidden gems and treasures

...good thing," Josh says.This is what the Ursa Major's hull was made for? to fish the seldom-tepid waters of the North Sea off of Norway. When owner Joyce Gauthier was researching the vessel's history, she asked what type of hull was designed...
Parnell: Trip gave insight on oil expectations

...governor told The Associated Press that during his latest trip to Europe, he saw firsthand the impact of tax changes on North Sea operations, particularly in Scotland.He said part of the reason he took the trip - his third, state-sponsored overseas...
The Alaska oil comeback

...traveled to Scotland to meet with government officials and key oil and gas companies. After lowering its government take on North Sea oil, the United Kingdom saw a resurgence in its oil and gas sector. Tax reform in the UK led to new jobs, new investment...
Parnell defends oil tax bill at World Affairs Council

...structures."Like Alaska, the North Sea is a harsh, unforgiving environment...potential oil wealth to that of what the North Sea produces, Parnell weighed similarities...reformed."In the last decade, North Sea production, we were told, was declining...
Democrats criticize Gov.'s tax bill

...structures of oil industries in the North Sea.When Parnell went before the Juneau...overseas."Like Alaska, part of the North Sea's appeal is that there always seems...D-Juneau. "The U.K.'s North Sea changes only applied to new production...


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