3 hrs ago
New Game: Valdez
Valdez programmed in BASIC is a supertanker simulation. The goal objective of Valdez is to navigate the helm of a supertanker from the North Pacific into the port of Valdez Alaska.
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7 hrs ago
Don't be afraid: Even in winter Alaska is inviting
About 65 miles north of Fairbanks at 3:30 a.m. and -11 degrees F , a dazzling aurora inspired an audience of one to turn a Steese Highway sign into art.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
North Slope police seize booze heading to Kaktovik
North Slope Borough police seized 12 bottles of liquor from two residents of Kaktovik, a dry Inupiat village, the department said.
Merrick & Company awarded multi-year program with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
Merrick & Company's Surveying team was awarded a multi-year program with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company of Anchorage, Alaska, to provide professional surveying services and remote sensing subject matter expertise.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Point-Counterpoint: Beware of sleight of hand used to peddle SB 21
Oil tax cut proponents fed the full-throated rush to cut with catchy slogans: 1 million barrels per day; the cut will more than pay for itself; we can stop the decline.
February ANS crude oil production down 5%
Prudhoe Bay leads drop at 6.7%, down some 22,000 barrels per day from January; Slope wide, drop is almost 28,000 barrels Alaska North Slope crude oil production averaged 533,298 barrels per day in February, down 4.93 percent, 27,666 bpd, from a January average of 560,964 bpd.
LNG offers up double trouble
For years the people of Alaska have been receiving compensation for the 800-mile pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez on Prince William Sound, which had a major oil spill in 1989 from the super tanker Exxon Valdez.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Alaska gas project dwarfs proposed Keystone XL pipeline
With the rest of the nation consumed in a debate over building the final leg of the $5 billion Keystone XL pipeline , very little attention was given to a historic announcement made last month by Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell.
Ma Nature Proclaimed Earth's Worst Terrorist
In stentorian tones befitting his Boston Brahma pretensions, Secretary of State John Kerry recently proclaimed climate change to be a weapon of mass destruction.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Naples Daily News
Mind-boggling journey: Naples man traverses countryside by bike for latest adventure
Chuck Wilson is seen riding his bike on North Slope Haul Road, also known as the Dalton Highway in Alaska.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pockets of Oil from Exxon Valdez Spill Persist Along Alaskan Coast
Small pockets of oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill still persist in pockets along Alaska's coasts, hidden by rocks that have kept the elements from breaking down the crude oil, scientists reported yesterday .
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Why Is BP Ramping Up Investment in Alaska?
Why is the British oil giant suddenly so bullish on a state whose oil production has been on a steady downward trend for nearly three decades? The power of incentives According to Janet Weiss, president of BP Exploration Alaska, BP will ramp up capital spending in Alaska by 25% to $1.2 billion this year, with much of the increase going toward ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Towers Joins EBDG Engineering Team
Elliott Bay Design Group, a Seattle-based Naval Architect and Marine Engineering firm with offices in New Orleans and Ketchikan, has hired seasoned marine professional Jim Towers.
Thalassa subsidiary signs deal to provide services in Alaska
WGP Group, a subsidiary of Thalassa Group, has agreed a new deal with SAExploration to provide shallow water source handling and deployment services for seismic acquisition projects in the North Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Public Statements Made In Wake Of Environmental Disaster May Give...
When speaking on environmental issues affecting publicly-traded corporations, corporate officers, directors and management should be mindful of potential exposure to liability under the securities laws.
Alaska Sets New Wind Chill Record
Gusting winds blew away Alaska's wind chill record on Valentine's Day , setting a new low of minus 97 degrees Fahrenheit .
All-Alaska Gas Pipeline Will Spike America's Energy Boom
America's energy boom is about to take another huge leap forward as the State of Alaska is on the verge of approving the $50 billion All-Alaskan Gas Pipeline .
Mon Feb 17, 2014
William Darch: Former Wales rugby player who led the construction of...
Bill Darch who led the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. and played rugby for Cardiff and Wales.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Howard Pass wind chill reaches -97 degrees, breaks Alaska record
At 3:39 p.m., sensors at Howard Pass in the Brooks Range picked up a wind chill of -97 degrees Fahrenheit.