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Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) has promoted environmentally safe transportation and oil facility operations in the region, which includes downstream. The Council has several seats set to expire, including a commercial...
Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

...export oil from their self-rule region in the north and over territorial claims.A witness who drove past the Beiji oil facility said the militants manned checkpoints around it and hung their black banners on watchtowers. He spoke on condition...
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BP optimistic about Prudhoe production

...But in briefings given Wednesday to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, who is on a three-day tour of North Slope oil facilities, and in separate interviews, BP officials clearly were optimistic that the pipeline system can be returned to normal...
State eyes highway restrictions

...traffic on the Dalton Highway through the Alaska interior to protect the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and North Slope oil facilities from terrorist attacks. The options range from closing the road to the public to putting up checkpoints along the...
Senate advances bid to drill in Arctic refuge

...exploration in the refuge was needed more than ever, citing the high gasoline prices and the hurricane damage to Gulf Coast oil facilities. "We must produce more of our own oil and we must diversify the places where we produce it," he said. Foes of...
Oil income to keep state coffers full

...the usual suspects: Iraq, where there is a very active insurgency that, I'm sure, would love to take out some oil facilities," Logsdon said, listing Venezuela, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia as other areas of potential political volatility...
Knowles wants more money for oil, gas oversight

Gov. Tony Knowles wants $4.8 million more to strengthen oversight of Alaska's aging oil facilities and streamline new oil and gas exploration. The governor outlined a plan on Wednesday to ask the Legislature for $3.7 million...
Should Israel attack Iran's nuclear weapons facilities without waiting for green light from the US? Con

...likely destroy most of Iran's capabilities, but a crippled Iran and its coalition could still attack neighboring oil facilities, unleash global terrorism, plant mines in the Persian Gulf and impair maritime trade in the Mediterranean, Red...
BP settles oil spill containment violations

...areas will be addressed by September 2010 under a schedule negotiated with the state, he said. By state law, major oil facilities must be within a containment area designed to capture oil if there's a spill. "It's supposed to be large enough...
Officials look back to killed oil legislation

...a request five years ago by then-Gov. Tony Knowles for $5 million to strengthen oversight of Alaska's aging oil facilities and streamline new oil and gas exploration. Sound off on the important issues at But state officials can only speculate...


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