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Alaska Editorial: Oil work creates some disruption

...caused by any lay-offs attributable to a drop in state revenues won't necessarily be alleviated by hiring in the oil patches. Also, if you're a beneficiary of other state services that get cut because of falling revenue, again, the aggregate...
Opinion | AK legislature
Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...Transportation warns the public, emergency responders and shippers about the potential high volatility of crude from the Bakken oil patch. The sprawling oil shale reserve is fueling the surging industry in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, which...
West Coast officials discuss oil transport

...year and 33 times more than during the same period in 2009.Much of that increase is from oil produced in the Bakken oil patch in North Dakota and surrounding areas. The train that crashed in Quebec was carrying oil from North Dakota to a refinery...
The Alaska oil comeback

...greater opportunity for Alaskans by putting our state's oil patch in a more competitive position globally.Senate Bill...protected when oil prices are low, and the North Slope oil patch is more competitive when oil prices are high.Senate...
Opinion | AK legislature
Alaskan builds roundhouse in western ND oil patch

...women come from someplace else to this new frontier of the oil patch.He brought his business, Delta Constructors, and oil...Slope at Prudhoe Bay.He ventured into the North Dakota oil patch in February, looking for a place to start over, leaving...
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Alaska author wants to build writers' retreat

...Slope. She quit the job in 1982, went to graduate school and set a goal to publish something before her savings from the oil patch job ran out."The first thing my writing ever earned me wasn't an advance on a book, it wasn't a fee for an article...
ND passes Alaska to become nation's No. 2 oil producer

...Alaska, though still far behind Texas.The state's oil patch is drilling at record levels and shows little sign of...represents several hundred companies working in the state's oil patch. "In 1999, we had zero rigs working and people left...
BP reports losses in Alaska, elsewhere

...extremely high profits in Alaska," he said.He said the Liberty field would have been an important addition to the Alaska oil patch, though as it is in federal waters offshore it would not pay Alaska severance taxes.The Liberty project would have...
Don't bank on oil flowing the petroleum reserve's northwest region. Delays and disappointments, whether in the NPR-A or elsewhere in the oil patch, do affect the state. With NPR-A, Gov. Frank Murkowski's budget experts have factored oil income into their long-term...
Total adds Canadian drill partner

...its exploratory drilling plans in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Such partnerships are normal in the Alaska oil patch and globally, said Jack Bergeron, Alaska manager for Total E&P USA Inc. of Houston, Texas. "You share the risk...


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