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Research holds the key to Alaska's future have helped us are the use of directional drilling, horizontal drilling and 3-D seismic surveys to improve oil exploration and recovery techniques. These technologies have accelerated the cycle of discovery and production for reservoirs...
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...sure it is not left behind as countries like Russia, China, Canada and Norway map out plans ranging from gas and oil exploration to research and military exercises.U.S. officials estimate the Arctic holds 13 percent of the world's undiscovered...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...exploration-driven company he helped establish in 2007, he said. Since the mid-1990s he has been involved in oil exploration in Colombia and West Africa, he said.After an Oct. 24 meeting with Gov. Sean Parnell, Musselman said he is impressed...
Alaska Editorial: Fair shares for all

...agrees with it; he will have to sign or let the bill take effect.Alaska's Beaufort and Chukchi seas are fertile oil exploration and development properties.Currently, Alaska receives no offshore oil revenue sharing from the feds. Neither do...
Fight brews over private stake in a Mexican icon's been made, largely because he is expected to propose loosening the government's near-total monopoly on oil exploration and production.The passion over oil arises from one of Mexico's proudest moments: President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized...
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New wave of seismic modeling: using supercomputers to study earthquakes

...improved with new data on the earth's crust, which comes from various imaging techniques used in seismic surveys, oil exploration and other sources. Each simulation helps paint a sharper picture of the crustal landscape and how waves travel through...
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Alaska Editorial: Governor's effort takes the fight to the feds

...governments, an argument that we believe is worth pursuing.It is important for the state to keep making the case that oil exploration on a portion of ANWR is in the nation's interest and that we really ought to understand the size of the potential...
New management at local ocean conservation group

...on issues such as the conservation of Aleutian corals, sea lions and as a watchdog of Pacific trawling and Arctic oil exploration.Oceana has offices in North, South and Central America and Europe.For more information visit http://oceana...
Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

ANCHORAGE - The grounding of a petroleum drilling ship on a remote Alaska Island has refueled the debate about oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic Ocean, where critics for years have said the conditions are too harsh and the stakes too high...
The Governor's oil tax cut plan will damage Alaska's economy

...companies can only reduce their tax payments by investing in Alaska - credits we can improve upon.We also have more new oil exploration than in a decade, and a new Conoco development in NPR-A starting now. And we've passed a law that requires tax...


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