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US looking into whether hostage was kept by leader

...official said, but officials believe Murad is his real name. Murad is believed to be the Islamic State's head of oil operations.Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly...
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My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform

...Allowing corporations to take the billions they'll get from a reduced Alaska share, to spend on their foreign oil operations, isn't a fair partnership. Reasonable tax breaks should be earned by investing in Alaska.The Disappearing Tax...
Whaling village split on oil tests

...and gas. Shell needs permits for the tests from the U.S. Minerals Management Service, which regulates offshore oil operations, and the National Marine Fisheries Service, which manages ocean mammals such as the bowhead whale. --- Information...
Russia's twisted 'rule of law'

...huge a theft couldn't have been hidden, and anyway, Yukos was on its way to becoming Russia's most transparent oil operation. Khodorkovsky's real crime was that he financed liberal political groups and human rights foundations (other tycoons...
We need relief from government; vote Palin

...Knowles originally supported BP's takeover of ARCO, which would have resulted in more than 90 percent of Alaska's oil operations being owned by one company. On another issue, recently the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that the state has to provide...
Terrorism threat brings about temporary highway checkpoint

...the troopers. Only about 100 vehicles per day use the highway during the winter months and most are in support of oil operations on the North Slope, Wilkinson said. The security detail will have police powers to search vehicles and detain suspicious...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mutually exclusive in North Slope oil operations, Phillips Petroleum CEO Jim Mulva...mutually exclusive in North Slope oil operations, Phillips Petroleum CEO Jim Mulva...mutually exclusive in North Slope oil operations, Phillips Petroleum CEO Jim Mulva...
Alaska editorial: Congress sheds light on big oil operations

"People no longer challenge and think." That was the startling word the other week from Bob Malone, chief executive officer of BP America, at a hearing of a U.S. House subcommittee investigating last year's spill of about 200,000 gallons of oil from a corroded feeder line...
FBI probes pressure on oil regulators

...States. Now, the actions of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, which is responsible for overseeing oil operations in the state, have come under scrutiny from federal investigators, though it's unclear whether current or former...
Let Congress decide about ANWR

...are the environmental dangers of drilling in those ice-choked waters, the inevitable pollution associated with oil operations, and the distinct possibility of another major spill. You'd think Murkowski would get a clue. There are good...


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