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Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...will provide, as well as the stimulus having a market for natural gas will provide to the existing North Slope oil and gas industry, Thorning wrote.The state's economy is slowing due mainly to the collapse in oil prices, with almost no job...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
State works to link veterans with employers

...Crawford, a vice president at CH2M Hill, which is involved with construction and support services for 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...
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...


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