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Corps of Engineers advances Arctic port study

...Chukchi and Beaufort seas, hoping to tap reserves estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. An increasing number of tour boats are transiting the Bering Strait and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/corps-engineers-advances-arctic-port-st
State
Agency seeks Arctic offshore lease suggestions

...its previous decisions."The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.Alaska elected officials strongly support offshore development as a major...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-27/agency-seeks-arctic-offshore-lease-sugg
State
EPA fines Shell $1.1M for Arctic air violations

...clean up a petroleum spill in ice-choked waters.The U.S. Geological Survey estimates 26.6 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas exist below Arctic waters. The reservoirs could be linked to shore by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-06/epa-fines-shell-11m-arctic-air-violatio
State
Shell begins petroleum drilling off Alaska coast

...gas history."Federal officials estimate Arctic waters in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas hold 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Aug. 30 that Shell would be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-10/shell-begins-petroleum-drilling-alaska-
State
Column was missing a few key facts

...announced by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar would allow the oil industry access to 72 percent of the reserve's recoverable oil reserves.At the same time, it would provide some protections for special wildlife habitat areas. Mr. Brown claims...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2012-10-04/column-was-missing-few-key-facts
Letters
Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

...northwest coast.The potential bounty is high: The U.S. Geological Survey estimates 26.6 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas exist in Arctic waters.Environmentalists note the Beaufort and the Chukchi...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-03/critics-say-grounding-shows-arctic-dril
State
Having it both ways when the message is 'no way'

...calls disappointing all parties a balanced approach. The plan leaves open three-fourths of the land containing recoverable oil and half of the area containing recoverable natural gas.We need some guarantees that those who need to pipe out...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-22/having-it-both-ways-when-message-no-w
Opinion
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...contain nearly three-fourths of estimated economically recoverable oil and over half of the estimated economically recoverable...that are estimated to hold 549 million barrels of recoverable oil and 8.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-22/new-management-plan-alaska-petroleum-re
State
Habitat protection is part of NPR-A management

...protecting America's public lands. The plan allows access to more than 70 percent of the reserve's economically recoverable oil, and responds to 30 resolutions passed by Alaska Native communities that supported protection of important caribou...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-02-25/habitat-protection-part-npr-managemen
Letters
My Turn: Norwegian oil wealth

...fields together contained about 14 billion barrels of recoverable oil. Alaska's Prudhoe Bay oil field on the North Slope...and Alpine) contained about 20 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Production of oil in both Norway's and Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-27/my-turn-norwegian-oil-wealth
Opinion

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