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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/gov-parnell-should-seek-long-term-oil
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-08/american-oil-companies-call-end-export-
State
Alaska Editorial: Maintaining flow: Alyeska works to ensure pipeline keeps moving

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-11/alaska-editorial-maintaining-flow-aly
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062005/sta_20050620017.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100804/sta_governor.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121105/sta_20051211013.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040600/Loc_anwr.shtml
My turn: Alaskans deserve fair share of resource wealth

...development, not decreasing exploration and development as the propagandists now claim. Alaska, with its huge potential oil deposits in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions, will be in the forefront of such exploration and development. As demand for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112007/opi_20071120017.shtml
Opinion
BP cutting 20 percent of Anchorage work force

...five dozen workers won't be needed. At the same time BP announced the job cuts, the company said another offshore oil deposit, called Liberty, was being put on the shelf. "Liberty as a Northstar look-alike project is not competitive at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010802/sta_bpworkers.shtml
News
This Day in History

...government explore the idea of using nuclear blasts to create an artificial island in the Arctic Ocean as an aid to tap vast oil deposits east of Point Barrow. In 1979, Rick Swenson won the Iditarod Sled Dog Race to become the first 2-time winner. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031204/sta_dih.shtml
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