Refine Search

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Alaska editorial: Shell spill

...Royal Dutch Shell pipeline in the North Sea has spilled into the question of...have been more forthcoming about the North Sea leak and spill. Shell didn't go...public confidence.Second, let the North Sea spill be a reminder of the need for...
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...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback