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Holitna Energy applies to state for shallow gas leases

...ANCHORAGE - Holitna Energy Corp. has applied for four shallow gas leases in Southcentral Alaska within a 50-mile range...take written testimony through July 30, Hansen said. Shallow gas leases are for fields in which part of the production...
Business Briefs

...Natural Resources to drill two mineral core wells on shallow gas leases near Delta Junction. In its application, Evergreen...development. Evergreen farmed into 333,415 acres of state shallow gas leases near Delta Junction in May 2001. The leases are...
Alaska Editorial: It's time to look for oil in Bristol Bay

...native corporation land in the area. "We have two goals," said Gov. Frank Murkowski. "The first is to prepare for shallow gas leases in the upper end of the bay with a target date of fall 2004, to help offset the high cost of energy in the local...
Alaska Briefs

...concern about drinking water safety. Evergreen Resources Alaska Corp. is asking the state to approve three-year shallow gas leases on nearly 57,000 acres near the Castle Mountain fault. That includes populated areas around Sutton and Lazy...
Ogan resigns as consultant due to conflict of interest

...Denver-based company after sponsoring a bill creating a shallow-gas leasing program. Ogan spent months denying any conflict...stepping down will allow people to focus on the issue of shallow gas, rather than the perception of my conflict." Ogan...
Landowners angry

...people they are paid to work for? Surely not Mr. Murkouski. The story gets better. Lappi (the sole owner of the only shallow gas operation in Alaska) turned around and sublet "his" leases to Unocal. Hold it. Who is Unocal? Unocal's North...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...occurred about 20 years ago. The area has also drawn recent interest for its possible reserves of coal bed methane, shallow gas pockets that are sometimes associated with coal deposits. The state recently awarded 96 coal bed methane leases in...
Bill addresses coal-bed methane, land concerns

...debate this past year. Lawmakers expected they would see legislation dealing with the issue of coal bed methane, or shallow gas, when they returned to work Jan. 12 for the start of their annual 121-day session. Senate President Gene Therriault...
Buccaneer Energy begins drilling Cosmo well

...drilling near Anchor Point on Sunday, the Peninsula Clarion reported. The area off the Kenai Peninsula is known for its shallow gas reserves and deeper oil prospects.Buccaneer says it plans to drill the rig to a depth of 8,000 feet. Oil core samples...
Alaska Editorial: Deal between Cook Inlet producers should set example

...Per the deal, Buccaneer can drill deep for oil in ConocoPhillips' North Cook Inlet Unit, which is known for its shallow gas, but has deeper oil as discovered, but not produced, by ARCO.For ConocoPhillips the deal is an opportunity to make...


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