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  1. AIDEA takes next step on Fairbanks energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and a private contractor signed a key 313-page agreement Friday advancing the effort to get a state-owned natural gas plant built on the North Slope. The concession agreement with MWH details a process under which final design and a financing plan will be prepared for the project, which is the centerpiece of the Interior Energy Project, an effort to truck liquefied natural gas to the Fairbanks area.


  2. BP to reduce Alaska workforce by 475 early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil giant BP will cut close to one-fifth of its Alaska workforce of employees and direct contractors as a result of the sale of a chunk of its Alaska assets to Hilcorp, the company announced Monday. The reduction consists of 200 individuals, primarily BP employees, who have been offered jobs by Hilcorp, as well as an additional 275 employees and direct contractors who have not been offered positions, said Dawn Patience, a spokeswoman with BP Exploration Alaska.


  3. Ernest Leffingwell, pioneering Arctic scientist with a fan clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Scientist and explorer Ernest Leffingwell spent nine winters on Flaxman Island off Alaska's northern coast, shown here in a photo from 1970. One hundred years ago, a group of men sailed to the northern coast of Alaska to find a land mass rumored to protrude from the Arctic Ocean.


  4. Alaska Aviation Legends: Ron Sheardown, polar adventurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ron Sheardown , Bob Gauchie, and Glen Stevens as Gauchie exited a rescue aircraft on April 1, 1967 after going missing when his plane went down in the Canadian Arctic. Gauchie was stranded for 58 days in sub-zero weather.


  5. Drone at Prudhoe Bay makes first FAA-authorized unmanned commercial flight over landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 13-pound, battery-powered drone catapulted from a Prudhoe Bay gravel pit on Sunday has become the first authorized commercial operation by an unmanned aircraft over land in the United States. The historic flight was the result of new permission from the Federal Aviation Administration.


  6. Don't mind the woman with a mustache; she studies Alaska ravensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Most rise painfully early in the morning.


  7. Lawmaker says extra tax break in SB 21 would give zero value to oilRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Parnell administration officials described the economic consequences of SB 21 for legislators and the public before its approval, they did not say that under certain conditions the state would be better off with no production tax at all than the incentives the law includes for "new oil," Anchorage Rep. Les Gara contends.


  8. Vote No; Alaska needs to send a message for the long haulRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Independent oil producers will continue to play an important and growing role in Alaska's oil industry only if the majors continue to provide the backbone for the industry.


  9. Independents AVCG, Ramshorn sell North Slope assetsRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new three-company partnership is buying a major stake in the Alaska holdings of AVCG LLC and Ramshorn Investments Inc., the parties announced Aug. 5. In a $450 million deal, Thyssen Petroleum North Slope Development LLC, JK Tech Holdings Ltd. and MEP Alaska LLC have acquired a 90 percent interest in the Alaska oil and gas business of the two ... (more)


  10. Vote Yes; Alaskans have no bananasRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Former Alaska Attorney General John Havelock argues that Alaskans face another fight against the forces of concentrated economic power seeking to influence its government against the state's interest.


  11. Clem Tillion: Alaska's oil should not be its only futureRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: If Alaska maximizes the returns on our commonly owned resources, and manages them well, the state has a great future.


  12. Vote 'Yes on One,' because the oil is oursRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Bill Wielechowski argues that Alaskans should vote like the owners of our oil, because that's what we are.


  13. Gary Stevens: How I'm voting on Prop 1, and whyRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Sen. Gary Stevens won't presume to tell you how to vote on Ballot Measure 1, but he can tell you how he'll vote himself and how he got there.


  14. Point Thomson field on schedule for 2016 startup, cost pegged at $4BRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ExxonMobil Corp. has initiated its second season of winter construction at its Point Thomson gas cycling and condensate production project on the North Slope.


  15. BP settles over Prudhoe Bay spillsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Crews use steamer equipment to melt contaminated material for vacuum rig collection on Dec. 7, 2009, as they clean up a spill near the Lisburne Production Center west of Prudhoe Bay.


  16. Long view of Alaska's prosperity leads to No on OneRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Lynden chief Jim Jansen says his years in the Alaska transportation business inform his decision to vote No on One.


  17. SB 21 plays to the Big Three, not to Alaskans' interestsRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: SB 21 serves the Big Three oil companies because it cuts competition and does nothing to produce more oil.


  18. BP workforce in flux as sale to Hilcorp awaits closingRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dozens of BP employees face uncertainty tied to the oil giant's pending sale of a portion of its North Slope assets to Hilcorp , though the large majority of workers affected by the deal have been offered jobs by the small independent producer that has made aggressive moves in Alaska.


  19. BP selling interests in four North Slope fields to new Alaska player, HilcorpRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    BP, one of Alaska's major producers, is selling interests in four small North Slope oil fields to a relatively new Alaska oil producer owned by a Texas billionaire.


  20. Alaskans need to stand up for free market, reject flawed oil tax 'reform'Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    By listening to this summer's political commercials, Alaskans could rejoice that a job-friendly atmosphere has been restored to the Alaska oil slope due to the end of the ACES pricing structure now replaced by the pre-ACES lower tax rates.


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