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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...which Alaska's economic well-being is inextricably intertwined:? The U.S. produces about 62 percent of its oil needs. Note that oil has to make it to refineries to be useful.? Coal provides 34 percent of electricity and is declining quickly...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...the courts for help. While we respect the courts, we also respect the increasingly urgent science that tells us Arctic oil needs to stay underground."Gov. Bill Walker spoke with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Oregon Gov. Kay Brown's chief...
Outside Editorial: Big Oil needs to expand nation's refining capacity

Who's to blame for record-high gasoline prices?
Con: Surge if Islam is a response to years of bad policy from the White House 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...
'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...
The Russians are coming! Or are they?

...on Middle East oil is decreasing even though the United States now is importing more than the 50 percent of its daily oil needs. After Prudhoe Bay went on line in the 1970s, Alaska soon provided more than 2 million barrels a day to U.S. refineries...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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