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Oil rig operator wants to drill on Arctic shelf

ANCHORAGE - An oil rig operator that intends to drill in Cook Inlet wants to expand operations to the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Buccaneer Energy of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122210/sta_759954960.shtml
News
Oil spill shouldn't end offshore drilling

The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig off Louisiana's coast that killed 11 and is now releasing about 5,000 barrels of oil per day into the ocean presents a dire...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050510/opi_634063776.shtml
Opinion
Gulf oil crisis calls for leadership, not for protection of oil interestes

It's been a month now since a BP offshore oil rig exploded, adding hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil to the growing mess each day. NOAA has confirmed that some of the oil...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052310/opi_643332559.shtml
Opinion
Congressmen cite 'significant' BP issues in Alaska's North Slope

...JUNEAU - Two U.S. congressmen raised concerns about BP PLC's operations on Alaska's North Slope months before an oil rig that BP was operating exploded and spewed oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Bart Stupak...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050610/sta_634760876.shtml
News
In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...Greenland and protests this month at an oil rig off northwest Russia are at the core...because somebody is attacking their oil rig," said Mikhail Babenko, an oil...reinforced last December when a floating oil rig capsized off eastern Russia, killing...

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State
Congress members want Shell barge investigated

...drilling operations in 2012.The coalition is made up of 46 House Democrats."The recent grounding of Shell's Kulluk oil rig amplifies the risks of drilling in the Arctic," they said in a joint statement. "This is the latest in a series of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-04/congress-members-want-shell-barge-inves
State
My Turn: Move beyond oil and find the next economic driver

...environment through the use of oil and accidents that happen along the way (i.e. Exxon oil spill, BP gulf of Mexico, Shell oil rig) are a certainty.Impacts on the environment by petroleum production and use is not relegated to cute Coca-Cola polar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-23/my-turn-move-beyond-oil-and-find-next
Opinion
North Slope oil rig catches fire

ANCHORAGE - Two Prudhoe Bay workers escaped serious injury when an oil rig caught fire as it was being moved. The workers, employed by Nabors Alaska Drilling, were thrown in the accident, which occurred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071901/sta_FireRig.shtml
News
Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

OK, let's make sure we have this straight. An oil rig operated by British Petroleum explodes in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven people die. As much as 2.5 million gallons of BP oil gushes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660254110.shtml
opinion
Meet Joe Barton, R-Big Oil

OK, let's make sure we have this straight. An oil rig operated by British Petroleum explodes in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven people die. As much as 2.5 million gallons of BP oil gushes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/opi_660471020.shtml
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