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Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

...leases in the region."They're basically firing very loud pulses at the seabed, trying to figure out where the oil deposits are located," Scheller said. "These blasts are so loud that they can seriously injure whales and other ocean life...
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...geopolitical fallout. Apart from crude oil prices, alternative fuels, higher efficiency vehicles, natural gas, shale oil deposits, biofuels, and stagnation of world economies - all cumulatively point to great vulnerability ahead due to Alaska's...
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...smaller, less economic fields. There is a lot of oil to be discovered or produced from technologically challenged oil deposits in existing fields such as heavy and viscous oil. We want a tax structure that provides incentives for reserves addition...
Alaska crude prices hit lowest point in four years

...decline in oil prices has been attributed to combination of factors including a surge in production from unconventional oil deposits like Lower 48 shale oil, and a slumping global economy that needs less oil.Alaska oil companies have responded to...
American oil companies call for end to export ban

...that by allowing U.S. companies to export crude to get higher prices, producers will be able to afford to go after oil deposits that require more elaborate, more environmentally damaging techniques.That the nation is talking about exporting...
Tribal leaders oppose proposed land swap

...much of our land for so little?" Nathaniel asked. Doyon officials say the deal is an equal trade because potential oil deposits will be appraised at a higher value. "We already gave away enough land," said Adlai Alexander, first chief of Fort...
Governor urges researchers to aid in resource development

...Murkowski showed interest in the university's remote satellite sensing capabilities, which can be used to detect oil deposits and could also assist in gathering information for offshore drilling. Murkowski and commissioners also were interested...
Alaska Digest

...vicinity of the North Slope's Alpine field and on expanding production from the Slope's vast but hard-to-pump heavy oil deposits. Some money also will go toward squeezing more barrels out of Alaska's two aging flagships, the Prudhoe Bay and...
Alaska Editorial: Maintaining flow: Alyeska works to ensure pipeline keeps moving January, the temperature in the line dipped close to the freezing point as it flowed past Fairbanks. The cooler oil deposits more wax inside the pipeline system. Water drops out, increasing corrosion. Snow builds up on storage tanks in Valdez...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...revenues from ANWR within the next five years. ANWR, on Alaska's North Slope, is thought to hold large underground oil deposits. Supporters say opening the 1.5 million-acre coastal plain would result in national energy security. But critics...


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