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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...
State, BLM announce lease sale results

JUNEAU - The latest state and federal oil and gas lease sales generated about $8.5 million.The state leased about 160,000 acres on the North Slope and about 5,100 acres in the Beaufort...
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 of personnel, data and training. State oil, gas lease sales raise $2.1 million ANCHORAGE - Two state oil and gas lease sales for acreage on the North Slope and in the Beaufort Sea have brought in more than $2 million. Five companies...
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to visit

...gas development should be allowed in federal waters off Alaska's coast. The federal government has proposed oil and gas lease sales in the Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea and the Bristol Bay region. The input that the secretary receives will be included...
Alaska to push back oil and gas lease sale

JUNEAU - Alaska is pushing back what it says will be one of the biggest oil and gas lease sales in the U.S. this year, citing the potential for more acres to be added and a desire to give companies more time to prepare...
Drilling and politics

...what's found in the middle of the road. Roadkill.So President Barack Obama's decision to cautiously expand oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic and Gulf of Mexico while leaving most offshore areas off limits is getting the liveliest attention...
Court: AK must look at cumulative oil, gas impacts

...decision Friday stems from a 2009 leasing decision in which the Department of Natural Resources determined that oil and gas lease sales for the Beaufort Sea area were in the best interest of the state. A number of groups challenged the finding...
Murkowski announces oil accord with Bristol Bay Native Corp.

...shareholders. The state hopes to open onshore lease sales for shallow natural gas by next year and follow that with oil and gas lease sales by the fall of 2005, Murkowski said. The state hopes to hold shallow gas leases in the upper end of the bay...


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