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Michael Patrick West

...result, Mike always looked good in a cowboy hat.A US Navy Vietnam Veteran, Mike resumed civilian life working in Prudhoe Bay, Douglas and Portland. Fishing, shrimping and crabbing in Alaska and Oregon allowed Mike to indulge his lifelong...
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...changing climate. This unsettling landscape is not unlike the situation leaders faced prior to the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay. That discovery started a series of policies that for all the contentiousness and in hindsight, maybe mistakes, brought...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...discovery of hydrocarbons first in Cook Inlet and later at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska developed a state government that is largely...will!" They drilled, and because of that, we have Prudhoe Bay today.We have waited for nearly 40 years to see our gas...
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...constitutional amendment that created the Alaska Permanent Fund in 1976, it was sold to voters with a simple goal: Prudhoe Bay will not last forever. Someday the oil revenues will run out and when that happens, it would be great to have saved...
State approves Point Thomson pipeline

...Thomson is valued primarily for its natural gas deposits, which are estimated to represent 25 percent of all gas in the Prudhoe Bay region, it also produces liquids that can be shipped by the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
My Turn: Will Alaska cash in on its natural gas?

...the U.S. And recent investments to develop Point Thomson's gas fields, coupled with decades of development at Prudhoe Bay, demonstrate that gas reserves on the North Slope are proven and won't necessitate costly exploratory drilling...
Groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling

...leasing through 2022.Environmental groups are also lining up to oppose a proposed Beaufort Sea project 19 miles east of Prudhoe Bay. HilCorp Alaska LLC has applied to build a 9-acre artificial island in 20 feet of water about 6 miles off shore to...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...of the electorate were bent on spending every cent of the eagerly anticipated oil revenue projected to flow from the Prudhoe Bay oil development.Alaska, a state long on potential but lacking many desired infrastructure amenities, was poised...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...that technologies, such as gas injection, could begin to reach the upper limits of their ability to extract oil from Prudhoe Bay. The field has already yielded far more oil than was expected when it was discovered in 1967."In the long run...
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Water levels drop enough for repairs to Dalton Highway

...the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said.The repairs will re-establish a lifeline to Prudhoe Bay and the North Slope, the department said Sunday in a statement announcing that crews can begin work. Mike Coffey...


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