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An energy policy that shuns Canadian oil will push America's best ally into the arms of China

...our transportation energy and 37 percent of our total energy. But domestic production met only 45 percent of our 2011 oil needs. Oil also is a key raw material for the U.S. chemical, plastics, and pharmaceutical industries. It is impossible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-08/energy-policy-shuns-canadian-oil-will
Opinion
Recycling truck uses waste cooking oil

...converts it to run on vegetable oil, explained John Holstrom, a mechanic with the public works department. The vegetable oil needs to be heated so it thins and can run in the injection pump without getting clogged because it is more viscous than diesel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051506/sta_20060515014.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...more in line with IOGCC goals, Knowles said. The North Slope now supplies about 15 percent of the country's daily oil needs, down from 25 percent when Prudhoe Bay was at its peak. Natural gas, a byproduct of oil extraction on the North Slope...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Loc_GasLine.shtml
Outside Editorial: Big Oil needs to expand nation's refining capacity

Who's to blame for record-high gasoline prices?

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061207/opi_20070612025.shtml
Opinion
Senate remains split on ANWR

...Durbin, D-Ill., said that even at peak production the refuge would account for less than 2.5 percent of U.S. oil needs. "How in the world can this be the centerpiece of our energy policy?" asked Durbin, arguing that more conservation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031605/sta_20050316010.shtml
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Con: Surge if Islam is a response to years of bad policy from the White House

...support.If by American interests in the Middle East one means access to oil, there is probably no problem. Whoever has oil needs to sell it. Saudi Arabia is as Islamic as it gets, and they are happy to cash our checks.It may not be irrelevant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-06/con-surge-if-islam-response-years-bad
Opinion
Oil and gas are the bridge to clean energy

...opened every square inch of the Outer Continental Shelf to drilling, we would still need to rely on imports to fulfill our oil needs. Regardless of whether more oil will be discovered in the world, there is no debate that we have entered an era where...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062710/opi_662216161.shtml
opinion
'Heavy oil' may be future for North Slope

...included in a review of energy policies. "Oil is still precious up there," said John Coghill, R-North Pole. "Heavy oil needs to be included in the discussion." Lawmakers will be interested in knowing whether some of the North Slope's vast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121509/sta_535925833.shtml
Knowles pitches gas line to panel

...he said. "Let's get on with the project." The North Slope now supplies about 15 percent of the country's daily oil needs, down from 25 percent when Prudhoe Bay was at its peak. Natural gas, a byproduct of oil extraction on the North Slope...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Loc_GasLine.html
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Alaska military bases placed on high alert following terrorist attacks

...companies that have ownership in the trans-Alaska pipeline, which supplies the nation with about one-fifth of its oil needs. In Juneau, Gov. Tony Knowles was also watching the situation closely and keeping contact with state emergency officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091101/sta_alaska.shtml
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