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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-11/alaskas-need-be-front-and-center-nati
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051702/sta_oil.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122210/sta_759954960.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102303/sta_murkowski.shtml
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Breaking Ground in 2005

...proposal and continued to hash out its terms with the three major oil companies who hold leases to the North Slope oil and gas reserves. Logging The U.S. Forest Service had to go back to the drawing boards in 2005 after an appellate court ruled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123005/loc_20051230014.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031401/Ope_EditorialCaspian.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Republican, said it could be a bonanza in the long term if the land selected contains high-value resources, such as oil and gas reserves or timber. ``The potential is huge,'' he said. The governor has vetoed past university land grant bills...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032900/Loc_uas.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013006/opi_20060130014.shtml
Opinion
Haida Nation files claim over offshore oil and gas reserves

...to 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030702/sta_haidacase.shtml
News
Oil companies must be held responsible legally, financially

The tragic Gulf of Mexico oil spill should serve as a wake-up call for stronger oversight to prevent another such massive spill and a comprehensive national energy policy that must include more domestic oil and gas production. That's the message I'm delivering to the Obama administration and my fellow senators, and trying to implement legislation aimed at making sure new oil and gas development is done right.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062110/opi_657047769.shtml
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