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My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...University of Alaska) is already reeling from loss of revenue. Despite years of low overhead and high profits, the oil giants cannot let this moment slip away. The industry's leverage in Juneau has never been greater. Two Republican legislators...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/my-turn-maximum-benefit-people-or-fav
Opinion
Regulators seek details on Shell Arctic drill plan

...details about possible plans to drill in the Chukchi Sea next year.The application to drill will not be complete until the oil giant provides additional information in its 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan, Alaska Public Radio Network reported.The Bureau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-15/regulators-seek-details-shell-arctic-dr
State
BP agrees to pay $4.5B; 3 employees charged

...A day of reckoning arrived for BP on Thursday as the oil giant agreed to plead guilty to a raft of criminal charges and...appears to be well within BP's means, considering the oil giant made a record $25.8 billion in profits last year...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-11-16/bp-agrees-pay-45b-3-employees-charged
Not For Web
Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

...they pounced - saying the incident foreshadowed what will happen north of the Bering Strait if drilling is allowed.For oil giant Shell, which leads the way in drilling in the frontier waters of the U.S Arctic, a spokesman said the incident will...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-03/critics-say-grounding-shows-arctic-dril
State
Oil investment - bring it on, and hopefully it's only a start

...the second, the following year. According to AP, it's not yet clear how many new wells will be drilled. But the oil giant says BP plans to do more work, starting this fall, to make production more efficient.It's too early to tell, they...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-06/oil-investment-bring-it-and-hopefully
Opinion
Salazar announces 'targeted leasing' in Arctic

...Alaska Natives. Their lawsuits and permit appeals have prevented Shell Oil from drilling in the Chukchi Sea, where the oil giant spent $2.1 billion on leases in 2008. Shell also holds older leases in the Beaufort Sea and hopes to drill exploratory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-27/salazar-announces-targeted-leasing-arct
State
BP pays Senate candidate's firm more than $1M

ANCHORAGE - A state Senate candidate has released a list of his civil engineering firm's clients that show oil giant BP as the biggest client.Bob Bell says that will not influence how he votes if he's elected.Bell, founder and chief executive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-05/bp-pays-senate-candidates-firm-more-1m
State
Exxon to replace fleet in Alaska

...new tankers in coming months. Exxon worked a deal with a San Diego shipyard in 2003 to design a new tanker, but the oil giant hasn't placed an order for a ship. Because BP has added new ships to its fleet, it no longer needs the Kenai, built...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708028.shtml
News
Lawmakers again review oil taxes

...Wednesday, with Gov. Frank Murkowski filing two familiar bills related to his natural gas pipeline deal with three oil giants. Sound off on the important issues at The Republican governor for the third time this year introduced a bill replacing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071306/sta_20060713013.shtml
News
Legislative session needs to be longer

...Alaskans. Sound off on the important issues at The table has been set. There is limited number of representatives. The oil giants will always have their seats at the table, along with the billion-dollar health care industry. It is the crumbs that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071906/let_20060719015.shtml
Opinion

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