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Sprawling Prudhoe Bay's falling oil production reflect trend across U.S.

...Survey. "If the nation continues to increase its oil consumption, we are going to continue to need imported oil...ground. Imports now account for 58 percent of net oil consumption, according to the Energy Department's Energy Information...
Smart grid demystified?

...manufacturers are developing smart appliances to operate only when demand and prices are lower. As the need to reduce oil consumption becomes more obvious for both environmental and national security reasons, car companies are busy developing electric...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...should be taken to curb oil demand, not encourage it. The place to start, as in the 1970s, is with motor vehicles. Oil consumption today is 10 percent higher than it was a decade ago, and a major reason is the increasing sales of sport utility...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...heating costs and would be hard pressed to bring the figures any lower. For the record, the average annual heating oil consumption for Juneau-Douglas High School over the last eight years is right at 70,000 gallons with an annual average cost...
Second crossing is a suburban fantasy in its present energy predicament. Every investment in suburban sprawl is a commitment to decades of increased oil consumption. Juneau's planners have shown a stubborn resistance to learning from the past and from other communities. As our...
My Turn: We must ask ourselves: Is it good to despoil a national wildlife refuge?

...National Wildlife Refuge." When pressing for more fuel economy (technology already exists) "will reduce U.S. oil consumption by more than 2 million bb. a day." I maintain that drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not solve...
School board to reevaluate funding plans for Auke Bay heater

...From the district perspective it is a much better deal," Watt said. "The city has been pushing for a reduction in oil consumption." Of the three large consumers who have these systems in Juneau, there isn't enough data to say how well they...
Dems: Get real about U.S. energy policy

...efficiency, spread smart-grid technologies and invest in our electricity grid. We must push curbs that encourage less oil consumption, such as a targeted (to limit the effect on the less fortunate) federal gasoline tax.I know many of my friends...
Coast Guard chooses pellet heat for Sitka station

...Japonski, burns about 90,000 gallons of heating oil a year, Hargis said. Burning the wood pellets will reduce the oil consumption dramatically and "displace" 1,800 tons of carbon emissions each year, she said. Some Coast Guard housing in...
Pro: Should the US cancel plans for offshore drilling?

...despite advances in extraction technology, annual domestic production has dropped to around 2 billion barrels. U.S. oil consumption, down in the wake of the recession, was still a whopping 7.1 billion barrels a year, according to the most recent...


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