My Turn: Alaska LNG project

...the necessary elements - including participation of the North Slope producers and the state - for real success, as soon...availability and cost of gas for Alaskans; and future North Slope resource development. Variations on the SB 138 framework...
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...Beistline is the same judge who ruled in 2011 that oil company BP was not negligent in its response to a 2009 spill on the North Slope and did not violate terms of its federal probation.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at katherine.moritz@juneauempire...
State | Local | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...addition. The conditions that prevented revenue sharing funding this year may prevent an addition next year, too.As North Slope oil production declines, the state's oil revenue will continue to decline, and no one knows what Alaska will look...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan

...about the gas pipeline. Under Gov. Sean Parnell, Alaska signed a deal with Big Oil that would build one from the North Slope down to the Kenai Peninsula. By all accounts, that pipeline's looking like the best way to keep Alaska from going...
Letter: Expanding Medicaid will save lives and money, plus create jobs

On March 20, 75 North Slope ASRC employees who thought they were attending an early morning safety meeting were, instead, informed that they were being laid...
Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land northern Alaska. Each of the past four springs, they have snowmachined a 900-mile loop over the heart of the North Slope. They pause at dozens of lakes, shovel away snow and drill holes in ice. If the lakes are not frozen to the bottom...
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...our gas line is going to cover areas of infrastructure in the state that have been EIS'd and EA'd forever, the North Slope, the TAPS pipeline route. Granted, the gas line is not 100 percent along that route, but a whole lot of that is...
State | AK legislature
Photo: The weight of assessment

...Reinbold, R-Eagle River, left, and Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, listen to Peggy Cowan, superintendent of the North Slope Borough School District, speak in favor of HB 80 at the Capitol on Thursday. The bill would repeal the requirement...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...2012 presented a price scenario analysis for the Alaska North Slope production (Figure 2). To maintain the current oil...operational issues with the declining oil supply flowing from North Slope to Valdez. According to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company...
Letter: Returning to state income tax a tough leadership decision

...reinstituting a state income tax. Has the time come to bite that bullet? We used to have one, but since the development of North Slope oil Alaska has been on oil welfare. We have lived high on the oil-flow hog for a few decades. So, in this time...


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