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My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska said last week that she hopes President Barack Obama does not merely use Alaska as a backdrop to talk about climate change and that the trip will highlight the development of the Arctic.
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...appointed as a commissioner to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, spoke...highly-technical regulatory decisions needed at the oil and gas conservation commission.The final vote for Gallagher was 26-33...
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Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

...with minimum production from just one well, she said.Cathy Foerster, one of three members of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said the company has been considering whether to activate more wells in the inlet."Now they'll have...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

In a dramatic development, North Slope oil producers have essentially erased a long-term decline trend that has existed for all but one year since 1989 when two new oil fields began producing in 2002.
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

Before going to the polls to decide Ballot Measure 1, voters should be very careful about believing everything they read. A "yes" vote will reverse the new oil production tax of Senate Bill 21 and put the Sarah Palin-era ACES back in place.
Cook Inlet Energy executive says well tests exceed expectations

...completion was designed to allow for testing and production through additional oil and gas zones.The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has tentatively scheduled a public hearing in January for the company's application to combine production...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...commission most Alaskans have never heard of helps keep the oil industry safe. Only rarely does the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission get into the mainstream news, and that's a good thing according to its three commissioners.If the AOGCC...
GOP leader Ruedrich may settle with state

...his attorney returned phone calls seeking comment Tuesday. Ruedrich resigned in November from the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission - an $118,000-per-year post to which he was appointed in February 2003 by Republican Gov. Frank...
GOP committee, governor take a stand for Ruedrich

...probable cause to believe Ruedrich violated ethics law by doing party work while working last year at the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Ruedrich resigned the $118,000-per-year government post and is seeking a settlement of the ethics...
Ruedrich, state settle over ethics charges while working as a member of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Ruedrich admitted to three violations of...partisan political activity in his Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission office. Improper disclosure of confidential...


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