Pentagon: American killed in raid to free Iraqis held by IS

...also carried out a large-scale attack on Syria's Omar oil field as part of its mission to target the Islamic State group's...and control centers and transportation nodes in the Omar oil field near the town of Deir el-Zour. Coalition spokesman...
Nation and World
Oil company deal postpones North Slope drilling

ANCHORAGE - Drilling at an oil field development project in Alaska will be postponed after two oil companies...Gas Inc. are working to develop what they say will be a big new oil field in the Colville River Delta.They announced Tuesday that Armstrong...
Economist: ConocoPhillips layoffs have broad reach

...will lose their earnings, many contractors who work with ConocoPhillips for its repair and construction work in the oil fields may also be cut."As we have always said, these are the highest-paying jobs in our economy," Fried said. "These...
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling environmental groups.Shell in 2008 spent $2.1 billion on Chukchi leases and is attempting to confirm a massive oil field that could provide a 50-year supply of petroleum.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic waters in the Chukchi...
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...The production tax rate on all oil fields started after 2002 is so low it produces...90 per barrel on big, profitable oil fields. Alaska's production tax is even lower, or negative, on post-2002 oil fields.Alaskans deserve a discussion with...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil the two companies' holdings are combined and restructured.Looking into the future, Shell is betting on offshore oil fields in Alaska, which van Beurden described as having the potential to produce more energy than the biggest projects in the...
My Turn: The Shell Game

...gas. Estimates of recoverable oil in the Alaska OCS run as high as 30 billion barrels, equal to some of the biggest oil fields in the world.Although OCS oil doesn't yet pay royalties or taxes to Alaska, it indirectly increases state revenue...
Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

ANCHORAGE - The only road available for hauling supplies to Alaska's North Slope oil fields has reopened following unprecedented flooding that intermittently closed portions of it for more than two months.Traffic began...
Spanish company moves forward with North Slope oil field

...Spanish oil company and a key partner are moving forward with the development of what they say could be a significant oil field on Alaska's North Slope.Repsol and Denver-based Armstrong Oil and Gas announced Tuesday that it's too early to...
Juneau photographer Ben Huff opens show at Museum of the North

...the James W. Dalton Highway, was built in 1974 as a supply route for the trans-Alaska pipeline and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. It starts in Livengood, about 80 miles north of Fairbanks, and runs 414 miles to Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean...


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