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  1. BP leak investigation led to shutdown of 5 more wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | APRN

    Image taken on April 18, 2017, showing the area of light crude spray near BP's well. BP was forced to plug five at-risk wells on the North Slope after investigating an oil leak that happened this April.

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  2. What enviros won by losing the pipeline battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | APRN

    Attorney Jim Moorman and his dog, Ginger. He filed the lawsuit that forced the oil companies to design a better pipeline.

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  3. "Doesn't he know it's frozen?" How Alaska almost overlooked Prudhoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | APRN

    Tom Marshall was a geologist and a land selection officer for Alaska in the 1960s. He was the driving force behind the state's Prudhoe Bay selection.

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  4. After over 40 years at Prudhoe Bay, general store manager to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | APRN

    Dave Pritchard retires on June 27 after working at Prudhoe Bay for 42 years. The North Slope community of Deadhorse is an unusual place.

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  5. Fiber Broadband Coming to Nome by Year's End, Quintillion SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | APRN

    In order to stay on schedule, Kristina Woolston, Quintillion's Vice President of External Relations, says they will have three vessels in Alaskan waters this summer to install 40 more miles of fiber, which wasn't completed last year. " because we needed more time to get the desired burial depth that we needed off of Prudhoe Bay and Oliktok Point," Woolston said.

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  6. Experts outline benefits of boosting Arctic broadband; but some cite cultural a concernaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | APRN

    Members of a Monday broadband forum session discuss indigenous perspectives on Arctic broadband. From left, Patrick Savok, Northwest Arctic Borough; Ian Erlich, Invoke360; Larry Kaplan, UAF Alaska Native Language Center; Cheryl Stine, ASRC; Joshua Peter, Tanana Chiefs Conference; Debbie Brisebois, Inuit Broadcasting Corp.; Darrell Ohakannoak, Nunavut Broadband Development Corp. Participants in the Arctic Broadband Forum held this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks got an update on the progress of a project that promises to bring high-speed internet to remote northern Alaskan communities.

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  7. Conoco gives up stake in North Slope project seen as precursor to gas lineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | APRN

    The move has some observers wondering if it's a bad sign for the state's effort to build a massive natural gas line. Point Thomson is one of the state's newest oil and gas projects.

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  8. Divisions deepen as lawmakers tinker with Alaska's oil tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | APRN

    Ranking members of both the Senate and the House seem to agree that the state needs to break free of a system that will leave it owing nearly $700 million in cash payments to oil companies by the end of the year. But Senate Republicans have completely rewritten the House's version of a reform bill.

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  9. BP working to contain well on North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | APRN

    BP is working to contain an out-of-control production well at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on the North Slope. The well is currently venting natural gas and has released at least some crude oil into the environment.

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  10. Will a Texan-Australian partnership bring the - shale revolution' to the North Slope?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | APRN

    Conventional oil is what's traditionally flowed through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. But some companies hope to bring shale oil into the mix.

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  11. Industry pushes back against proposed changes to state's oil tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KSKA

    SAE Exploration Chairman and CEO Jeff Hastings answers questions Wednesday after his testimony before the House Resources Committee in Juneau. As lawmakers in Juneau consider changes to the state's oil tax credit system, they're facing stiff opposition from oil companies.

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  12. New bill from House lawmaker would hike minimum tax on oil industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | APRN

    Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, , during discussions about the state operating budget shortly before it was passed out of the House Finance Committee, March 9, 2016. A state House lawmaker has released another bill proposing changes to the state's oil and gas tax credit regime.

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  13. Former tax division director weighs in on Prudhoe Bay oil taxaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | KSKA

    Prudhoe Bay at night. Gov. Bill Walker's team hopes state leadership will mean North Slope gas can someday make it to market.

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  14. Alaska News Nightly: Dec. 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | KSKA

    Last week, Alaska's Supreme Court issued an opinion on a Prudhoe Bay tax law case that has been open for 10 years. Homer Electric Association members voted overwhelmingly against deregulation, and the cooperative will remain under the oversight of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.

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  15. Pew report sees Alaska ahead of other states in its - sovereign wealth fund'Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | APRN

    A national report said other states can learn from the example of the Alaska Permanent Fund as they seek to grow their own funds built from natural resource extraction. The Pew Charitable Trusts focused on seven states that have funds from extraction revenue, which the report describes as "sovereign wealth funds."

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  16. Caelus announces big oil find on North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | KSKA

    Caelus Energy says it's made a major oil discovery on the North Slope, at Smith Bay. The company estimates the oil under its current state leases at 6 billion barrels and says the complex as a whole may contain as much as 10 billion barrels.

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  17. Alaska New Nightly, Friday September 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | KSKA

    Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS.

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  18. In latest high-profile resignation, head of state's oil and gas division quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | APRN

    Corri Feige of DNR's Division of Oil and Gas reads out bids during the state's annual North Slope lease sale. Feige is resigning from her position as the state's top oil and gas regulator.

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  19. Gas Line TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | APRN

    An LNG tanker fills up at the ConocoPhillips liquid natural gas export facility in Nikiski, Alaska. When it opened in 1969, it was the only facility of its kind in the U.S. to get a license to export its gas to Japan.

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