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Linc Energy in Cook Inlet fined over information required by regulators

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Oil and Gas Commission has issued a $20,000 fine against a company exploring a coal gasification prospect in Cook Inlet.Linc Energy plans to appeal...
Ruedrich, state settle over ethics charges

...politics. Ruedrich took over as unpaid chairman of the Republican Party in June 2000. Ruedrich was appointed to the oil and gas commission in February 2003 by newly elected Gov. Frank Murkowski. The commission job paid $118,000 per year. Ruedrich...
My turn: Palin needs to be more forthright on issues

...Alaska's Republican Party for their deceit, corruption and ethics violations, during her short tenure with the state Oil and Gas Commission. She seemed to be different from the average politician. Sound off on the important issues at There is, however...
Palin seeks Republican nomination for governor

...a North Slope worker and part-time commercial fisherman. Palin was appointed by Gov. Frank Murkowski to the oil and gas commission, and she has filed ethics complaints against two other Murkowski appointees. The first was against Randy Ruedrich...
Ruedrich quits oil and gas commission

Amid mounting pressure, Republican Party of Alaska chairman Randy Ruedrich resigned from his job as a state oil and gas regulator Saturday evening after meeting with Gov. Frank Murkowski.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...existing schedule, King said. Knowles is in New York for his daughter's graduation from college and will attend an oil and gas commission meeting in Anchorage next week, he said. The governor didn't want to wait until June because the cruise ship...
Republican legislator calls for politicians' resignations

...first time he was called out by a politician. Ruedrich was challenged by Palin when both were members of the state Oil and Gas Commission. She accused him of using his position for political purposes and resigned in protest. Ruedrich said he would...
Palin resigns from state oil and gas commission

Sarah Palin, the outspoken chairwoman of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, is stepping down from her job, she said Friday.
GOP party chairman confirmed to head oil and gas commission

...confirmed former Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin to the oil and gas commission along with 19 other Murkowski appointees to various...just isn't right." The three-member board of oil and gas commission acts as a quasi-judicial body, adjudicating...
State OKs BP oil bypass line

...adjacent Point McIntyre field. Rinehart called the commission's approval a "necessary first step." The Alaska Oil and Gas Commission and the state Department of Natural Resources also must approve the plan, and federal officials must give the...


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