BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...the previously announced sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience said...more on the Anchorage-based staff than workers on the North Slope. About two-thirds of the workforce is on the Slope...
Balash heads to Japan with BP to market LNG

...negotiations between private buyers in Japan and the North Slope producers.It builds on an existing agreement the state...Energy Project, which involves trucking of LNG from the North Slope to Fairbanks," he said. "We hope to see this expanded...
Walker concerned about gas pipeline

...and he made clear there wasn't much about the deal that he liked.The state is pursuing the mega-project with the North Slope's three major players, Exxon Mobil Corp., BP and ConocoPhillips; pipeline company TransCanada Corp.; and the...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...documented all the conditions that presumably led to it," Reeves said.The second mission examined the currents on the North Slope boundary. The third was for the Coast Guard to experiment with technology (including the drone) to help better monitor...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...the potential Arctic work sites.The tug has been used throughout Alaska waters, including at Point Thomson on the North Slope. Most of the places for Arctic deliveries are shallow.Once the Michele Marie is complete, it can bring materials...
My Turn: Hurray for Democrats! Hurray for Republicans! Love, your BFF, Big Money

...dollars to cure cancer or hunger, instead of creating more of both.Big Corporations run much of the business of the North Slope for Big Oil. Like Forrest Gump said, "they go together like peas and carrots." So go ahead Democrats - support your...
Who do you trust? conclusion - ACES is better for all Alaskans. The North Slope oil fields are mature and declining and will continue...oil prices with escalating expenses. Additionally, North Slope oil leases need to be enforced or they should be cancelled...
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...more rapidly. Reserves addition is increasing the total oil that will be produced.Most of the recent activity on the North Slope heralded by the "vote no" proponents, including the short-term production increases from drilling rigs working Prudhoe...
My Turn: Alaskans are and will be better off under SB21

...completion of Nikiatchuq, which had started before ACES, not one new field has been brought on to production on the North Slope. But at least we were getting our fair share of the oil, right? The answer might surprise you. In the fiscal year...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...single motto: 'Trust me.'Worried about damage caused to the environment by oil development in Cook Inlet and on the North Slope? 'Trust me' was the answer.Worried about the integrity of the trans-Alaska pipeline in the event of an earthquake...


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