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  1. Plan for first oil production in federal Arctic waters off Alaska gets OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Wednesday announced it issued a conditional permit for the Liberty Project, a proposal by a subsidiary of Houston-based Hilcorp for production wells on an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea. "Responsibly developing our resources, in Alaska especially, will allow us to use our energy diplomatically to aid our allies and check our adversaries," he said in the announcement.

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  2. Oil tops $80, boosting industry jobs - " and hopes for the broader Alaska economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil prices have hit four-year highs, lifting activity at some Alaska companies linked to the petroleum industry and boosting hopes for a broader economic turnaround, though economists say job losses statewide could continue for months. Outfitter chain Big Ray's says it's selling more insulated clothing, boots and other gear as oil companies pursue more projects.

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  3. Leffingwell's contributions rescued from obscurity in - On the Arctic Frontier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ernest Leffingwell's name is unknown to most Alaskans, but not for lack of contributions on his part. Early in the twentieth century he traveled to Alaska's North Slope region several times, where he was the first to map the shoreline from Barrow to the Yukon border, as well as parts of the inland coastal region where the Prudhoe Bay oil operations and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge now lie.

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  4. Pipelines snake across Prudhoe Bay, Alaska on Thursday, May 21, 2015. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ExxonMobil has agreed in a preliminary deal signed Monday to sell its natural gas to the $43 billion Alaska LNG project, an important step as the state works to line up Asian utilities and other potential gas buyers. In a related deal, called a letter of understanding and also signed Monday, the state will "effectively stay" the deadline associated with a 2012 agreement involving future development at the Point Thomson gas field.

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  5. Barge hauls fuel to Alaska oil fields for the first time in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A double-hull lightering barge delivers fuel to Prudhoe Bay during the first barge delivery of diesel fuel to the oil fields in more than 20 years, made on Aug. 30, 2018. A double-hull lightering barge delivers fuel to Prudhoe Bay during the first barge delivery of diesel fuel to the oil fields in more than 20 years, made on Aug. 30, 2018.

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  6. Alyeska Pipeline to cut 10 percent of workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The operator of Alaska's main oil pipeline will reduce its workforce by 10 percent as it reorganizes operations starting this fall, a move that will affect all activities statewide, according to a letter from the company's top executive to the governor and lawmakers. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., which manages the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline and the oil-loading terminal in Valdez, will restructure itself to operate more efficiently, said the letter from company president Tom Barrett dated Tuesday.

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  7. Seismic testing in ANWR will have major impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil drilling in the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was authorized under the 2017 Tax Reform Bill, which passed with assurances that concerns regarding impacts to the environment would be met. Under the National Environmental Protection Act , federal agencies are required to prepare an environmental impact statement if a proposed major federal action is determined to significantly affect the quality of the environment.

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  8. Nearly 50 years ago, prominent Alaskans planned the state's future. We should think that way again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Daily Times front pages featuring the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay, the entry of Alaska as a the 49th state and the beginning of work on the trans-Alaska Pipeline in the dining room of the Petroleum Club. Anchorage Daily Times front pages featuring the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay, the entry of Alaska as a the 49th state and the beginning of work on the trans-Alaska Pipeline in the dining room of the Petroleum Club.

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  9. Major oil company Eni buys - prime' acreage in hunt for North Slope oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Italian oil major Eni announced on Wednesday it's buying what it calls a promising chunk of North Slope acreage from Caelus Exploration Alaska, in a deal that moves exploration leases from a small oil company to a global producer. Eni will acquire 124 exploration leases in an area about 20 miles southeast of Deadhorse, the industrial support town serving giant Prudhoe Bay and other northern Alaska oil fields, Eni said in a statement .

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  10. Joy Wiebe drove truck on the Dalton Highway. Photographed June 7, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Dalton Highway veteran said to be the only woman driving fuel tankers to Alaska's Prudhoe Bay oil fields died in a rollover crash early Friday morning. Authorities on Monday identified the driver as Joy Wiebe, 50, a Fairbanks resident and transport driver for many years.

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  11. We did solve problems before oil. Maybe better.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    My question comes down to whether Alaska's future should be more of the same or if we need to try something different. I doubt the wisdom of doing the same, because I'm not happy with the results.

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  12. Feds issue key permitting document to advance Hilcorp Alaska's offshore oil projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Trump administration Thursday issued a key permitting document that supports Hilcorp Alaska's plan to build the first oil production facility on an artificial island in federal waters of the Arctic Ocean. The newly released environmental impact statement for the Liberty Project identifies measures to reduce impacts to the environment, including to help protect bowhead whales and subsistence hunters, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said in announcing the document .

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  13. Oil and ANCSA were crucial to improving conditions in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oil well 10 at BP's drill site L3 on Alaska's North Slope on Friday, May 22, 2015. Behind is Parker Rig 272, which is drilling into the Lisburne Reservoir.

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  14. Lock the dividend in the Alaska Constitution to protect the people's fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    PFD Technician Shilo Franklin, left, helps people process their Permanent Fund Dividend applications at the downtown Anchorage PFD office on Thursday, March 31, 2016. PFD Technician Shilo Franklin, left, helps people process their Permanent Fund Dividend applications at the downtown Anchorage PFD office on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

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  15. Is growth always good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The buildings of downtown Anchorage reflect the color in the sky just after sunset, back-dropped by the Chugach Mountains and reflected in the calm waters of Knik Arm on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The buildings of downtown Anchorage reflect the color in the sky just after sunset, back-dropped by the Chugach Mountains and reflected in the calm waters of Knik Arm on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

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  16. 6.1 earthquake hits northeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 rattled an isolated region of Alaska's North Slope southeast of Prudhoe Bay Sunday morning. It's an unusual location for an earthquake in Alaska.

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  17. Life's not all bad as Alaska economy finds a - new normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Doyon Rig 19 at ConocoPhillips CD5 field on Alaska's North Slope, pictured in 2016. ConocoPhillips said the company used the rig to set a North American land-based drilling record with a four-mile "horizontal lateral," an extension branching off a vertical well.

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  18. Alaska puts chunks of North Slope up for single bids in unprecedented lease saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Special Alaska Lease Sale Areas, or SALSAs, are some of the only remaining swaths of unspoken-for North Slope acreage in the middle of one of the country's preeminent hydrocarbon basins. Three Special Alaska Lease Sale Areas, or SALSAs, are some of the only remaining swaths of unspoken-for North Slope acreage in the middle of one of the country's preeminent hydrocarbon basins.

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  19. ConocoPhillips' Willow prospect advances with review effort by federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Aerial view of Tinmiaq 7, the first well drilled at ConocoPhillips' Willow prospect during the 2018 exploration season. Aerial view of Tinmiaq 7, the first well drilled at ConocoPhillips' Willow prospect during the 2018 exploration season.

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  20. Walker, Alaska gas line officials unfazed by China's tariff threat on LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker and Alaska gasline officials insisted Friday that China's immediate threat to slap an import tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas should not impact the long-term viability of the $43 billion Alaska LNG Project. On Friday, the Chinese government announced a proposal to put a 25 percent tariff on roughly $60 billion of U.S. goods the country imports, including U.S. oil and natural gas.

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