My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...Furthermore, the fragile Arctic ice might move at a greater speed with potential risks to off-shore/on-shore oil rigs and vessels (e.g., as was experienced by Terra Nova, a large oil field located about 230 miles off the coast of Newfoundland...
Arts calendar

...due to diversification."The Great Invisible" - Saturday-Tuesday. Synopsis: A documentary on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion as seen through the eyes of oil executives, survivors and Gulf Coast residents who experienced it first-hand...
Stakeholder to sell holdings in oil rig

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority announced plans Friday to sell its ownership stake in a Cook Inlet rig, which will be transported to South Africa for offshore exploration, pending final approval.
Lawrence Sommers

...their son Micah and remained together until the end of his life 43 years later. Larry was a commercial diver, working on oil rigs in the North Sea and off Louisiana, and working underwater on several dams in Eastern Washington. The couple moved to...
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...a shredded tire; caribou bones; a crisp suit hanging from the door of a beat-up RV; moonrise over Atigun Pass; oil rigs glowing in the Arctic night. And always, the road."It's complicated work," said Huff, who figures he made close...
Internships that widen students' horizons

...come to mind as the usual, menial tasks of the corporate intern of yesteryears. If only the coffee were served on an oil rig or in zero gravity.For a couple of Juneau students, high-flying exploration and corporate strategy are just some of...
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...sufficient. Based on such assurances, President Obama announced an expansion of offshore drilling, declaring that "oil rigs today generally don't cause spills." Three weeks later, the Deepwater Horizon exploded, causing the largest accidental...
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...
BP won't pursue Alaska project in current form

...massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.In late 2010, BP announced it was suspending construction of the large oil rig to review engineering and design plans and ensure the project could be done safely. That review, which also looked at...
Shuttle Xing: Endeavour treks through LA streets

...700 times and racked up 123 million miles.Transporting Endeavour required a specialized carrier typically used to haul oil rigs, bridges and heavy equipment. The wheels can spin in any direction, allowing the shuttle to zigzag past obstacles...
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