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State works to link veterans with employers

...Alaska's oil and gas industry."Just about every job you can imagine in the military is reflected again in the oil and gas field," including security, administration, pipe-fitting and welding, Crawford said.
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...production in the state, Alaska benefits more from taking a strong position. This happened with the large North Slope oil and gas field called Point Thomson. In 2005, after Exxon sat on the area's leases for more than 30 years, the state finally...
Palin defends Alaska oil tax structure she championed

...since the law's passage from more rigs on the North Slope and more than 1,000 new jobs at Point Thomson, a major oil and gas field that certain companies have an obligation to work to develop under a settlement with the state.Leighow said the...
State may be winning fight for gas field

BP has written off its stake in the Point Thomson oil and gas field, and some state officials see the move as progress in Alaska's fight for control of the vast reserve. Sound off on the important...
Dispute over oil, gas field development continues

ANCHORAGE - Oil companies have been "stalling" for decades on developing the Point Thomson oil and gas field, and now the state should strip them of their leases on the property, former Gov. Wally Hickel and others said Monday. Sound...
Wells justify keeping Point Thomson, oil companies say

ANCHORAGE - Major oil companies hope seven old wells drilled on the Point Thomson oil and gas field will allow them to keep leases the state is trying to take back because of a lack of development. Sound off on the important issues...
State to take away oil leases at Pt. Thomson

...oil companies of their leases on the Point Thomson oil and gas field after finding the primary lease holder, Exxon Mobil...terms for timely development of the Point Thomson oil and gas field," Palin said in a prepared statement. The Point...
Exxon will go with Point Thomson

...ANCHORAGE - Exxon Mobil has decided to go ahead with its plans to develop huge natural gas reserves at the Point Thomson oil and gas field near Prudhoe Bay, in a move that exposes the company to greater risk. It must begin drilling wells by June 2006...
Exxon receives gas field extension

...Corp. has an extra month to complete its appeal of potential lease termination in the North Slope's Point Thomson oil and gas field, the Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday. Sound off on the important issues at Point Thomson is the North...
Point Thomson settlement agreement questioned, defended

...administration and Exxon officials defended their agreement settling years of lawsuits over the valuable North Slope oil and gas field east of Prudhoe Bay."We feel this is a very good agreement for the state," said Joe Balash, deputy commissioner...


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