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My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...Alaska's current oil production trend may be reversed.There might also be operational issues with the declining oil supply flowing from North Slope to Valdez. According to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company estimates low crude oil flow rates...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...hydraulic fracturing industry, an industry that didn't exist as few as eight years ago. The difference in our national oil supply since fracking was introduced has been dramatic: where we used to be dependent on oil imports for fuel, the US is now...
Oil investment - bring it on, and hopefully it's only a start

...its own in a state that knows how it needs to be done, within a country that needs to get serious about its domestic oil supply. But along with that obvious benefit to the country, the drilling will come with 200 jobs. BP, ConocoPhillips and...
BLM confirms strategy for old Alaska well cleanup

...reserve is a roadless area just smaller than Indiana. President Warren Harding created the reserve in 1923 as an emergency oil supply for the Navy.The Navy or the U.S. Geological Survey directed the drilling of 136 exploratory oil wells, core tests...
Development increasing near national parks

...FUTURE The encroachment shows no signs of diminishing. Scenic surroundings make for desirable real estate, uncertain oil supplies keep new coal-fired power plants coming and at least some tourists continue to demand conveniences in the wild. National...
With all eyes on the Gulf, BP Alaska facilities are still at risk

...of oil from the North Slope to the continental United States, cutting off approximately 8 percent of the nation's oil supply, while it examined its pipeline system. Photographs taken by employees in the Prudhoe Bay drilling field this summer...
Alaska lawmakers seek tax breaks on fuel

...later this week with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and representatives of fuel wholesalers and distributors to come up with a loan program to make sure residents' heating oil supplies are not cut off this winter.
War leads to more war

...the very weapons we are afraid he has. We will very likely suffer terrorist responses. And we might lose much of our oil supply, which would cripple us. Perhaps worst of all, none of our government's response addresses the fundamental causes...
Wind, floods force closure of pipeline

...component for operations of the trans-Alaska pipeline, which carries nearly 17 percent of the nation's domestic oil supply daily. "We lost communication with five of our remote gate valves just north of Valdez at about 4 a.m. Alaska time...
Williams sells refinery, stores for $265 million

...the first quarter of 2004, pending regulatory approval and approval by the Alaska Legislature of Flint Hills' crude oil supply contract with the state of Alaska. Williams has sold more than $8 billion in assets since December 2001 in a restructuring...


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