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Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...crucial tourism industry.But business and petroleum groups say they want to be able to explore whether significant oil and gas reserves exist that could stabilize energy prices and help the economy overall.The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...
Alaska's need to be front and center in national energy production

...years. Alaska should play a leading role in fulfilling that long-sought dream of energy independence.Alaska's oil and gas reserves are enormous and unmatched: 35 billion barrels of oil and 161 trillion cubic feet of natural gas from our most...
Haida Nation files claim over offshore oil and gas reserves the land and surrounding waters of the Queen Charlotte Islands, an area that includes billions of dollars in oil and gas reserves. Louise Mandell, the band's lawyer, said she believes it's the first time an aboriginal band has laid title...
Government raises estimates of slope's petroleum reserves

ANCHORAGE - Undiscovered oil and gas reserves on federal lands on the North Slope are much larger than previously estimated, according to a government report released Thursday...
Governor holds forum on Bristol Bay oil, gas

...Bay and the Alaska Peninsula, which is facing a crushing downturn in commercial fishing. The state has said that oil and gas reserves in the area are difficult to quantify without further drilling. The last onshore well was drilled in 1985. In...
My turn: Alaska: The envy of the world plummet, or the taxes are too high on the oil companies, are not based on the realities of either Alaska's oil and gas reserves, or the world oil situation. The ideas that we will soon be on the ropes financially, from diminishing oil production...
Oil rig operator wants to drill on Arctic shelf

...reported. The Chukchi and Beaufort seas are considered likely to have some of northern Alaska's largest undiscovered oil and gas reserves. Buccaneer's competition, Escopeta Oil and Gas of Houston, plans to have a jack-up rig in Cook Inlet by April...
Cold war for the Caspian

...system. Both presidents expressed displeasure with U.S. activities in the Caspian Sea region, an area of huge oil and gas reserves. Iran and Russia border the Caspian, as do Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, formerly parts of the Soviet...
Which nation owns the North Pole?

...other is that the incredibly huge arctic basin is said to contain perhaps 25 percent of the world's undiscovered oil and gas reserves. There are five nations that have a claim to these riches: the United States, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Russia...
My Turn: Work together to lower Alaska's high fuel costs

...that Gov. Murkowski followed up on most of these requests. In addition the governor is looking at the future for oil and gas reserves, coal, alternative energy systems such as wind and geothermal energy as well as nuclear power as alternatives...


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