Alaska Editorial: Washington state should focus on its own plate

...looking north to Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf (Seattle City Council), and to avoid issuing any...
Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...our state," Fouts said.Fouts said the group is now working on getting organized and fundraising.The group is also planning to work with other industries on workforce development, such as mining, oil and gas, and others, Fouts said.
Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...Arctic offers new shipping routes, fishing grounds and oil and gas drilling opportunities.On the eve of Friday's area that holds trillions of dollars' worth of oil and gas reserves and which Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin...
Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...come amid heightened debate over oil and gas regulations, including efforts...Railroad Commission, the state's oil and gas regulator, hired its first seismologist...residents asked the agency to halt oil and gas activities. The seismologist has...
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Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks a commissioner to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.Rep...contracting, even though in the oil and gas industry, did not fit well with...regulatory decisions needed at the oil and gas conservation commission.The final...
State | AK legislature
Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...result of overhunting.To protect them, environmental groups have campaigned against industrial activities such as oil and gas development off Sakhalin.Federal and international whale experts have considered the two subpopulations of gray whales...
End of session news guide

...pipelineLast session, the Legislature approved the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project with oil and gas companies, TransCanada Corp. and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. But the project figured prominently into this...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...complex, but well within the operator's capabilities.Are the sponsors for AKLNG credible?Yes. There are three major oil and gas companies. These are some of the largest international players. Each of the companies are well capitalized. In fact...
Governor vetoes bill limiting state entity in gas plan

...natural gas project the state is currently pursuing with oil and gas companies, TransCanada Corp., and the state-sponsored...liquefied natural gas project until the state or one of the oil and gas companies pulls out of Alaska LNG, Alaska LNG enters...
State | AK legislature
Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...WASHINGTON - The Arctic is the next great frontier for oil and gas - and one of the most environmentally fragile places...last week said the U.S. should start exploring for oil and gas in the Arctic soon in order to feed future demand, and...


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