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ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

FAIRBANKS - Alaska's current healthy environment for investment is a reason to vote against repeal of an oil tax measure passed in 2013, an ExxonMobil official told the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.
Timber, roads and death

...settle final claims from the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. That act, passed in order to build the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, created the modern system of Native corporations stretching across the state. Sealaska, as the corporation...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

VALDEZ - A tanker ran aground on a reef and ripped holes in its hull Friday, gushing millions of gallons of thick crude oil into pristine Prince William Sound in the largest spill in U.S. history.
Legislators consider cash or gas for state's pipeline share

...south and a liquefaction plant in Nikiski. If built, the project would be the largest in Alaska since the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The Senate Finance committee has spent most of the week gathering information on the proposed mega project...
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Research holds the key to Alaska's future

...Reserve-Alaska, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, all of which could increase oil flow in the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Alaskans have never been laggards in the world of invention. The FAA's Next Generation Air Transportation...
Official says Alaska should back tribal rights

...UCLA School of Law criticized the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, which paved the way for the trans-Alaska oil pipeline by settling Native land claims. That law established regional and village corporations in place of reservations...
Alaska's need to be front and center in national energy production

In October, our nation reached a little noticed but significant milestone: America's production of oil in America by Americans exceeded imports for the first time in nearly 20 years. If this trend continues as is projected, the U.S.
Companies announce top LNG site for pipeline

...for residents. Monday's announcement was another step toward building a gas pipeline to rival that of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, though the companies have not yet committed to building and continue to stress the need for "competitive...
Gulkana River kayak trip first for writer

...better enjoy the sights. There were abundant bald eagles and a great view of the Alaska Range framed by the trans-Alaska oil pipeline bridge as we neared our destination at the Sourdough Campground on Monday afternoon.While the trip down the...
Having it both ways when the message is 'no way'

The White House makes bold statements about the need for an energy-independent America. Actions speak louder than words. The actions taken by the Obama Administration in Alaska regarding National Petroleum Reserve management say plenty.


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