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Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...giant Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean...other company with an interest in oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic federal...of Earth's oceans. "Pursuing oil and gas in the U.S. Arctic Ocean is too...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-18/second-major-oil-company-abandons-arcti
State
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.The BLM lease sale includes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/oil-and-gas-lease-sales-scheduled-wedne
State
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...apprenticeship programs that train workers for construction, oil and gas, mining, and many other industries. In recent years...apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeships can help mining, oil and gas companies develop their workforce with on-the-job...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-17/my-turn-apprenticeships-more-importan
Opinion
State order requires more apprentices on projects

...approved training program.The order also mandates a study of the effects of implementing a similar order on state-leased oil and gas land.The Department of Labor will oversee implementation of the order and supply a report in five years about its effectiveness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-11/state-order-requires-more-apprentices-p
State
In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

...March 2015. The WMO said the annual average "is likely to pass 400 ppm in 2016."Pushed by the burning of coal, oil and gas for energy, global CO2 levels are now 143 percent higher than before the industrial revolution. Scientists say that's...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/first-global-temps-could-ave
Nation and World
My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...long-term careers running the pipeline and developing oil and gas reserves, opportunities to help meet the state's energy...expect even more jobs and state revenue from reinvigorated oil and gas exploration on the North Slope. This economic activity...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-08/my-turn-united-legislature-grants-con
Opinion
Pipeline plan passes

...at Nikiski. It has been estimated to cost $45 billion to $65 billion, and the state has partnered with North Slope oil and gas companies BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil to pay that price and build AKLNG."This is a megaproject," said Rep...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-04/pipeline-plan-passes
State | AK legislature
S&P gives good marks to governor's Permanent Fund plan

...The proposal involves diverting all of the state's oil and gas revenue to the Permanent Fund, whose earnings would...Permanent Fund Dividends would be paid from a portion of oil and gas revenue rather than the Permanent Fund proper.The state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-03/sp-gives-good-marks-governors-permanent
State | AK legislature
Legislature readies complaint after Arctic drilling nixed

...Barack Obama after the federal government canceled planned oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic Ocean.On Saturday, the Alaska...trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Kara Moriarty of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association was one of two people to offer public comment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-02/legislature-readies-complaint-after-arc
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...construction.While Walker has been seeking surety from the oil and gas producers, Friday's announcement wasn't a complete...and it doesn't include ExxonMobil, the other major oil and gas company on the North Slope."We need all the gas...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-23/gov-walker-nixes-natural-gas-tax-after-
State | AK legislature

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