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Geopolitical fears drive high oil prices

...Prudhoe Bay accounts for less than 3 percent of U.S. oil consumption, and its temporary absence alone wouldn't matter...a devastating strike in 2002-2003. China: Its oil consumption grew by a third from 2003 to 2005, and its appetite...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081006/sta_20060810012.shtml
News
Protect the refuge

...What our country really needs is true energy security, not an approach that continues our pattern of increasing oil consumption. Energy security for America can be achieved using existing conservation technologies and renewable energy sources...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031002/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Second crossing is a suburban fantasy

...is 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021607/let_20070216027.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092710/sta_712557495.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060805/sta_20050608030.shtml
News
Presentation promises to be enlightening

...making these reserves the most inherently profitable anywhere. Fourth, the United States has the highest per capita oil consumption in the world, and we import about half our consumption. Fifth, recall that the first national asset that was secured...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032107/let_20070321014.shtml
Opinion
What do you think?

...Our ongoing misadventure in Iraq is glaring evidence that we need to change our gluttonous oil-consumption habits. Driving 50 and reducing oil consumption: more patriotic than flying the American flag. I usually drive right around 55-60 mph...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090703/opi_wdyt.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102110/opi_723849145.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070600/Ope_edit.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083100/Ope_Energy.shtml

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