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  1. Alaska's fair share of oil revenue is foundation of fiscal planRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    I recently suggested Alaskans should recover a fair share of our petroleum wealth . There have been several well-taken responses to my suggestion.


  2. Appeals court supports climate-based listing of bearded seals as threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reinstated a decision protecting bearded seals in Alaska under the Endangered Species Act, reversing a lower-court ruling and accepting that projections of climate-change present a long-term threat to the ice-dependent species. The opinion , written by 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Paez, an appointee of the Bill Clinton administration, said the decision was based on whether the National Marine Fisheries Service can list an animal population that is not currently endangered but likely will suffer a population decline in decades to come.


  3. 6 scientists, 1,000 miles, 1 prize: The Arctic Alaska BumblebeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    A team of researchers, who embarked on a 1,000 mile long bee-hunting road trip, walk along the Dalton Highway to Coldfoot, Alaska, in July, 2016. The researchers scoured the wilds of northern Alaska for Bombus polaris, a big bee that has adapted to the cold and that can teach them more about the effects of climate change.


  4. Caelus oil discovery is good news, but let's not celebrate yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Last week's announcement by Caelus Energy that it had found a large oil accumulation on the North Slope is really good news. But it shouldn't give our legislators an excuse to chicken out again on some tough fiscal decisions.


  5. 2 projects to help unlock giant accumulations of thick Alaska oil put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the grip of a long-running oil price slump, two Alaska oil companies have delayed major projects designed to take advantage of a huge but little-tapped resource on the North Slope. But that doesn't mean efforts to dislodge the thick, slow-moving deposits of heavy and viscous oil are dead in Alaska, state oil and gas officials said last week.


  6. Hilcorp applies for Moose Pad development to tap 7 square miles of oil reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    North Slope newcomer Hilcorp Alaska is planning to buck the trend of decline in the state's big oil patch and undertake a new development known as Moose Pad, with space for up to 44 wells designed to reach about 7 square miles of undeveloped oil reserves in the Milne Point unit. The expansion at the unit, 25 miles west of Prudhoe Bay, is described in permit applications recently filed with state and federal agencies, including in a plan of operations submitted to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources on Monday.


  7. War, environmental disaster saved Alaska finances in past. What will save us this time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the two years before the trans-Alaska oil pipeline began pumping in 1977, the state government avoided a distress sale of state assets or a government shutdown by borrowing hundreds of millions from the North Slope oil companies. The $900 million collected from the giant 1969 lease sale was almost gone and as pipeline construction began, the state faced a financial crisis.


  8. BP report highlights sharp reduction in jobs and taxes amid slumping pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Government payments, jobs and spending by BP, the operator of the huge Prudhoe Bay oil field, fell steeply in 2015, the first full year of a prolonged oil price slump and a reduction in the company's Alaska operations. In the Alaska section of its annual economic report on U.S. operations, BP said Monday that about 16,200 people owed their jobs to the company, divided among direct employees, contractors and other support staff.


  9. Governor heads down wrong trail in joining Exxon suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been the point man in the investigation and suit against Exxon Mobil over climate change information. You'd be understandably shocked.


  10. Anchorage Senate candidate says she played no part in $1.5 million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Republican candidate for a South Anchorage Senate seat says she played no part in the recent $1.5 million back tax settlement paid to the state by a leasing company headed by her husband. But Natasha von Imhof, who won the Aug. 16 Republican primary for the district represented by retiring Sen. Lesil McGuire, has business connections to her husband's company, Delta Leasing.


  11. New natural resources director says he's working to put more oil in Alaska's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack speaks to a reporter at the DNR offices in downtown Anchorage on Friday. The new head of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources plans to take an aggressive approach to encouraging development in Alaska, one that includes working closely with local communities in an effort to boost oil production which provides most state income.


  12. Private Petroleum Club does some soul-searching as oil industry membership falls offRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some of the wines available at the Petroleum Club are on display at their C Street location in Anchorage, on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. The Petroleum Club of Anchorage , a members-only sanctum for the power brokers of the state's dominant industry, has maintained a discreet presence for years on the ground floor of a Midtown office building, But as oil prices fell and layoffs and spending cuts followed, membership has dropped too.


  13. Federal offshore oil-lease chief visits Arctic Ocean, says development can be safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    BOEM Director Abigail Ross Hopper visits Alaska to meet with industry officials about arctic offshore oilfield development on Friday, August 12, 2016. A visit to two Alaska offshore oil fields and meetings with industry and state representatives has affirmed to the head of the federal offshore leasing agency that oil can be produced safely from federal waters of the U.S. Arctic Ocean.


  14. Feds need to heed Alaskans about offshore oil and gas treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sea ice floats in the Beaufort Sea off the coast of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Hopper visits our Alaska home this week, we welcome her, and invite her to take in the spectacular beauty for which our summers are known.


  15. Here's the $10 billion reason for the high cost of Alaska LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska LNG megaproject has a $10 billion problem that other liquefied natural gas projects don't face - preventing a huge volume of carbon dioxide from being released into the environment where it could contribute to global warming. The senior manager for the project, an employee of ExxonMobil, said there is no federal law requiring that all carbon dioxide - a major greenhouse gas - be captured and controlled, such as by reinjecting it deep into the ground.


  16. Walker's oil and gas adviser says he'll look at tax credits and production opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    John Hendrix explains his new role as the chief oil and gas adviser to Gov. Bill Walker on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. Gov. Bill Walker's new oil and gas adviser said on Monday he'll play a role in helping resolve the standoff between the administration and Alaska's major oil producers over marketing plans for North Slope natural gas.


  17. Alaskans, it's time to pony up with a broad-based taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The political and public debate over Alaska's fiscal future is too focused on too many of us protecting too much of our own. Don't touch my dividend.


  18. Republican lawmakers spar with Alaska Gov. Walker's administration over plans for North Slope gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Top officials from Gov. Bill Walker's administration sparred Tuesday with Republican legislators who questioned whether Walker was improperly pressuring North Slope oil producers to cooperate with the state's effort to build a natural gas pipeline. At issue at a Senate Resources Committee hearing was the administration's decision to hold up approval of the annual Prudhoe Bay development plan, normally a routine document submitted by BP on behalf of the companies that lease the field from the state.


  19. Hilcorp, BP fined by agencies for North Slope oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Alaska oil producers are being fined for separate North Slope oil spills associated with Clean Water Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. BP Exploration Alaska is being fined for a 700-gallon spill involving natural gas, crude oil and produced water that occurred at Prudhoe Bay in April 2014, according to a statement from the EPA.


  20. Making the connection: Why the Arctic needs broadband accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In many parts of the industrialized world, from Beijing to Boston, you are able to read this column at your own convenience - its digital distribution as simple as a few taps on your smartphone or tablet. Even streaming high definition or ultra-high definition video poses few problems.


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