Gideon Gid Anderson Bump

...Anderson Bump and Esther Madison Bump. Gid was a long-time Juneau resident, having arrived in 1964. He enjoyed photography, oil painting, and puzzles. Most of all he enjoyed making people laugh. He retired from Alaska Electric Light and Power in 1991...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...groups are hailing the announcement that Norwegian oil giant Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of...drill.Now, the other company with an interest in oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic federal waters...
Oil and gas lease sales scheduled for Wednesday

The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas and the Bureau of Land Management are scheduled to hold lease sales Wednesday for oil and gas extraction on the North Slope.The BLM lease sale includes tracts within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted for the pipeline still gets where...will be enough pipeline capacity to move the oil and keep costs from getting too expensive...
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Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit

...multibillion-dollar deficits amid chronically low oil prices and relying on savings to help balance...early 1980s as a way to share the state's oil wealth with Alaskans.Dividends are paid...egg of sorts, born of the state's early oil wealth and grown through investments. It's...
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...will come along to save us again," "the oil companies make too much profit in Alaska...our statewide income tax, and went on the oil revenue train for 90 percent of our operating...Bay will not last forever. Someday the oil revenues will run out and when that happens...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...about the potential dangers of a vessel crashing and leaking oil.The Coast Guard is taking steps to plot a shipping route that...000 tons of soybeans and an estimated 350,000 gallons of oil.Six of the 10 crew members died when a rogue wave crashed into...
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...apprenticeship programs that train workers for construction, oil and gas, mining, and many other industries. In recent years...its apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeships can help mining, oil and gas companies develop their workforce with on-the-job...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Alabama so far, according to the governor's office.ALASKA (0)The oil-dependent state is grappling with an estimated budget deficit of $3.5 billion amid low oil prices, and Gov. Bill Walker, a Republican turned independent, "has...
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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...from damaged crops to hundreds of cancelled flights.Palm oil and paper pulp companies illegally set fire to forests to clear...have grown increasingly critical, though many of the palm-oil companies operating in the country are Singaporean- and Malaysian-owned...
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