Saturday May 18
Point Thomson progress
Construction contractors for the oil giant have been focusing on two project components - the central pad, and the pipeline that will tie the field into the existing North Slope oil transportation network to the west.
ANS production down 3.2% from March
Biggest drop at Prudhoe Bay, where injection compressors were down at central gas facility for 48 hours; Cook Inlet up slightly Alaska North Slope crude oil production for April was down 3.24 percent from March, averaging 546,087 barrels per day compared to 564,350 bpd in March.
Polar Petroleum Corp (OTC:POLR) Issues Updates on Hemi Springs Project
Polar Petroleum Corp has recently released the updates on the company's Hemi springs project and surrounding Alaskan North Slope region.
Stedman: Oil tax break a 'gift' to industry
Sen. Bert Stedman calls this year's rollback of state taxes a "gift" to the oil industry.
A connection agreement for Prudhoe Bay?
Field has never had a formal agreement with the trans-Alaska pipeline, but the replacement of transit lines may change that In perhaps one of the more obscure outcomes of the replacement of corroded oil pipelines following a 2006 oil spill at the Prudhoe Bay oil field, the owners of the field may have to sign for the first time a formal connection ... (more)
Some good Republican governors
A black-hearted Republican friend called recently and asked "are there any Republican governors in Idaho's history, or anywhere for that matter, you thought did a good job?" "Then name them.