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Parnell names new in-state gas line coordinator

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell has chosen a state geologist to take over the job of in-state gas line coordinator, a position that was vacated last month. Bob Swenson "has a detailed...
Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner

...geologic pursuits in Alaska in 1991.Swenson moved to the public sector in 2004 to become deputy director of geologic research for the Department of Natural Resources, and in 2005 he became the Alaska State Geologist and DGGS Director.
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Bob Swenson prefers the 'eye of the storm'

...getting ready to ride it out. On Dec. 28, when the state geologist was picked by Gov. Sean Parnell to lead the effort...for the state of Alaska in 2005 and was promoted to state geologist the next year. The vast and diverse geology of Alaska...
State maps substantial strategic and critical mineral resources

...minerals peppered throughout state land."Alaska has a tremendous number of these mineral types," said Bob Swenson, state geologist and director of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys for the U.S. Department of Natural Resources...
My Turn: It's not yet the end of the oil age this case, the irrational fear of running out of petroleum. It seems like just yesterday that the Pennsylvania state geologist declared in 1874 that the United States had only a four-year supply of petroleum. The fact is, reserves are costly...
Alaska moves up in mining industry survey

...said. "The hard work of many Alaskans is reflected in this improved ranking for the State, including work by State Geologist Bob Swenson and officials from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development." The Parnell Administration launched...
Seismic data shared for earthquake research

...state revenue and jobs created through exploration and development of our natural resources," said Bob Swenson, state geologist and DGGS director. "This data set has the potential to generate a quantum jump in scientists' overall understanding...
Commissioner loses job over gas contract

...statement. Also leaving the department are deputy commissioners Marty Rutherford and Richard LeFebvre; Mark Myers, state geologist and director of the Division of Oil and Gas; William Jeffress, director of the Office of Project Management Permits...
Alaska mines set output record in '07

...million in 2006. Mining became costlier last year, mostly because of high fuel prices, said David Szumigala, a state geologist. Many of Alaska's remote mines are powered by diesel generators. The cost of running the generators rose significantly...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Silver surge has little impact on miners 2/8/98

...ounces this year, she said. In 1997, Silver Valley mines produced a total of about 9.6 million ounces, Idaho state geologist Earl Bennett said. Other Silver Valley mines have either increased production or reopened in recent years. The...


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