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Wilderness or oil? Service seeks views on ANWR's future

WASHINGTON - The three-decades-long fight over whether oil companies should be allowed inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is taking on a new wrinkle that could lock up the refuge for good.
Business profile: Brian Holder

Title and company: Owner, Mobile Oil Service Services: As founder and sole employee of Mobile Oil Service, Holder specializes in oil changes and winterizing vehicles. He operates out of his...
My Turn: We owe it to Alaskans to determine Alaska's oil value

...increased our audit and litigation risks without tools to protect Alaskans. Many other PPT shortfalls, coupled with oil service company corruption scandals, lead me to propose solutions to more clearly and equitably determine our oil's value...
Alaska Digest

...project is not dead, just delayed." Ford said the most commitments for seat reservations came from Alaska-based oil service companies, although it isn't enough to launch the service as originally planned. "Still, this shows us where our...
VECO execs plead guilty to bribery

...return me to my chair," Kohring said. Weyhrauch, a 54-year-old lawyer, is charged with helping advance the oil service company's causes for the promise of legal work. Menard said the corporation had turned over more than 100,000 pages...
Oil prices up, drilling stagnant

...reflects that of the rest of the country. About 720 oil rigs are working nationwide, according to Baker Hughes, an oil service company that tracks drilling activity. That's up from the 500 working in the spring but still below the 1,000 the...
Legalized hemp, marijuana fail

...marijuana," said Mike Johnson of Anchorage, after casting his vote in favor of the initiative. Johnson, a retired oil service company manager, said he used to live in drug-tolerant Holland and finds decriminalization a better approach. Opponents...
Citizens file suit against state's deal with BP power both in Alaska and worldwide to engage in anti-competitive behavior detrimental not only to members of the oil service community but all Americans?'' AkPIRG Executive Director Steve Conn asked in a letter to Gov. Tony Knowles and Federal...

...never be produced," Olver said following a speech at the annual meeting of The Alliance, a trade group of Alaska oil-service companies. BP officials do not believe the natural gas price will hold at $4, he said. Olver said it's not today's...
Calls for Begich to resign are partisan

...announcement of Stevens' guilty verdict, Palin said, "The verdict shines a light on the corrupting influence of the big oil service company that was allowed to control too much of our state. It was part of the culture of corruption I was elected to...


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