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Oil and gas lease sales scheduled for Wednesday

The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas and the Bureau of Land Management are scheduled to hold lease sales Wednesday for oil and gas extraction on the North Slope.
Legislature readies complaint after Arctic drilling nixed

...preparing an official complaint letter to President Barack Obama after the federal government canceled planned oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic Ocean.On Saturday, the Alaska Senate Resources Committee met to consider House Joint Resolution...
State | AK legislature
Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...pipeline deal, the Alaska House approved a formal complaint against the Obama administration's decision to cancel oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic.Unlike the gas pipeline bill, which passed unanimously in the House, the Arctic complaint broke...
State | AK legislature
House minority objects to Arctic drilling complaint

...Monday morning as the body prepared a formal complaint in response to the federal government's cancellation of oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic Ocean.Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage and the House Minority Leader, said it was inappropriate...
State | AK legislature
North Slope, Beaufort Sea lease sales planned

JUNEAU - The state Department of Natural Resources plans to hold its annual oil and gas lease sales for the North Slope, Beaufort Sea and North Slope foothills.The sales are scheduled for Nov. 19, with the bid opening in Anchorage...
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...within ANWR on Fish and Wildlife Service maps.The error has caused confusion for the state, which holds periodic oil and gas lease sales on the North Slope and would like to see the matter clarified."If one attempts to map this description it becomes...
Alaska Editorial: It's time to look for oil in Bristol Bay

...unlikely goal - probing for new energy sources through oil and gas lease sales on state land and native corporation land in the...local communities. The second target is to have oil and gas lease sales ready for onshore areas by the fall of 2005...
Alaska Digest

...pre-sentence report to be completed by early February. Oil and gas lease sale proposed for Cook Inlet ANCHORAGE - The federal government has proposed an oil and gas lease sale next year for Cook Inlet. The area covers about...
This Day in History

...estimated 750,000 tons of rock. In 1979, state and federal judges refused to cancel the planned Beaufort Sea oil and gas lease sale scheduled for Dec. 11. In the nation In 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution...
This Day in History

...session to hear arguments from the village of Kaktovik and environmentalists against allowing the Beaufort Sea oil and gas lease sale. The court unanimously agreed to permit the lease sale. In the nation In 1817, Mississippi was admitted as the...


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