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Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears'," Schmidt said.However, many environmental advocacy groups are suspicious of the motives behind the oil-and-gas industry's attacks on coal and don't want any of them to influence climate policy.They note that instead of heeding...
Norway's king opens drilling conference

ANCHORAGE - Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores.
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...against Gallagher's confirmation, arguing that his experience in labor law and contracting, even though in the oil and gas industry, did not fit well with the highly-technical regulatory decisions needed at the oil and gas conservation commission...
State | AK legislature
Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...element. And that's probably the most challenging element for us. But I would also say it is not unique to the oil and gas industry. Airlines have human competency problems. Railroads have human competency problems. Everyone has human competency...
State faces $3.5B deficit amid lower oil prices

...prices and less revenue in the short term, "our long-term view is optimistic.""Greater investment by the oil and gas industry on the North Slope and solid performance of state investments makes Alaska's overall financial health sound...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...shipyard has done work in both aluminum and steel fabrication previously.The new ships will meet a push in the oil and gas industry for vessels that meet high safety standards and are less than 30 years old.The Arctic tugs will have the American...
My Turn: Vote 'no' for Alaska's long-term future

...economic landscape with ample employment opportunity for ourselves and our posterity. Our current direction for the oil and gas industry is the correct one for the long haul. It is the right mix of reasonable tax revenue and inducement for investment...
Prefiled bills in plain English

...Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage - Establishes March 13 of each year as Alaska Oil and Gas Day, in honor of the oil and gas industry.? HB 51 - Rep. Bob Herron, D-Bethel - Classifies the painkiller tramadol as a controlled substance.? HB...
Local | AK legislature
Begich won't take public position on referendum

...gets support from voters who fall on both sides of the issue.He said whatever happens, he said he thinks the oil and gas industry needs some certainty on a taxing structure.
My Turn: Don't bite the hand that feeds us

...suppliers and contractors.Cummins Northwest supports more than 250 customers, half of which directly support the oil and gas industry and the other half supports indirect markets. We've been hearing a great deal of concern from our customers on...


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