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  1. Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | APRN

    This year's oil and gas lease sale for NPR-A will see less land offered up for oil leasing compared to last year. The Trump administration is offering substantially less land for oil leasing in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, or NPR-A, than it did last year.

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  2. ConocoPhillips to begin work on $1 billion North Slope oil development this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | APRN

    ConocoPhillips today announced the company has made the final decision to build a new, roughly $1 billion drill site on the North Slope. The announcement comes a week after the Trump administration handed the oil company final approvals for the project.

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  3. Trump administration approves first oil production in federal Arctic watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | APRN

    A 3-D rendering of Hilcorp's proposed Liberty project as represented in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's draft environmental impact statement. Three years after Shell abandoned its oil exploration program in the Chukchi Sea, and with much less fanfare and controversy, another company has taken a big step toward being the first to produce oil from federal Arctic waters.

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  4. Q&A: ConocoPhillips Alaska president discusses his prediction for a a North Slope RenaissanceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | APRN

    ConocoPhillips Alaska president Joe Marushack told an Anchorage audience that he predicts a new wave of oil development in Alaska. Last week, the company announced first oil from a drill site called Greater Mooses Tooth 1, ahead of schedule.

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  5. Fuel for North Slope oil production arrives by barge for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | APRN

    Diesel fuel is offloaded from a barge to a tanker for delivery to Colville's fuel storage facility at Deadhorse, Alaska. August 30th, 2018.

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  6. Alaska companies release private data for global seabed mapping projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | APRN

    The NOAA Ship Fairweather regularly conducts reconnaissance missions to help NOAA prioritize its efforts to update navigational charts in the Arctic. NOAA and private companies in Alaska are participating in the global Seabed 2030 project which aims to map the seafloor.

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  7. Two major Arctic oil projects near approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | APRN

    Two oil developments in the Arctic are likely to get the final go-ahead from the Trump administration this fall. The federal Bureau of Land Management today released its final environmental review for an oil drill site in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, west of Prudhoe Bay.

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  8. Tanker truck rollover and fuel spill on the Dalton Highway leaves driver deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | APRN

    A truck makes its way south on the Dalton Highway near Coldfoot, Alaska. A transport driver is dead and cleanup continues after a fuel tanker bound for Prudhoe Bay rolled down an embankment on the Dalton Highway early Friday morning.

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  9. Magnitude 6.4 quake recorded southwest of Kaktovik, breaking record for areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | APRN

    A map of the earthquake southwest of Kakotovik and subsequent aftershocks. A large earthquake was recorded on the North Slope, 52 miles southwest of Kaktovik, at around 7 a.m. Sunday morning.

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  10. Using data as a carrot, Alaska hopes to entice interest in oil lease saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | APRN

    The state of Alaska is offering oil companies a sneak preview on three North Slope areas it's putting up for bid at this year's oil and gas lease sale. Under a tax program enacted in 2003 , oil companies agreed to release exploration data to the state in exchange for tax credits.

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  11. There really isn't anything held back' - A whaling festival in NuiqsutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | APRN

    Nuiqsut residents enjoy the blanket toss, one of the whaling festival's most well-known events. Whaling captain Herbert Ipalook Sr. is sitting in the driver's seat of a white pickup truck.

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  12. Conoco buys BP's stake in Alaska's No. 2 oil fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | APRN

    In a deal announced today , ConocoPhillips said it will take over BP's 39.2 percent interest in the Greater Kuparuk Area. The deal will "continue our strategy of coring up our legacy asset base in Alaska," Conoco CEO Ryan Lance said in a statement.

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 3, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | APRN

    Oil company BP is selling its stake in the second-biggest oilfield in Alaska. In a deal announced Tuesday, ConocoPhillips says it will take over BP's interest in the Greater Kuparuk Area, west of Prudhoe Bay.

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  14. Alaska LNG project president says he's done - preaching to the non-believers'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | APRN

    AGDC president Keith Meyer speaks at a public meeting in Anchorage on May 9, 2018. Since taking the lead on the gasline project about two years ago, the Walker administration has doggedly pursued its plan for the megaproject.

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  15. UAF signs deal with New Mexico-based lab for future Arctic projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | APRN

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks is partnering with Sandia National Laboratory to conduct science in the Arctic. UAF recently signed an agreement with the Albuquerque, New Mexico based government owned lab, which also has research facilities on Alaska's North Slope.

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  16. Charges: Ex-Quintillion CEO duped investors in Arctic broadband projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | APRN

    Quintillion contractors laid some 1,200 miles of fiber-optic cable off Alaska's northern and northwestern coasts in the summer of 2017 to connect to an overland fiber cable that the company extended from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay. The former chief executive of an Alaska company working on a massive fiber optic project in the Arctic is charged with committing fraud while she led the company.

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  17. Revisiting being alone in the wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | KSKA

    Lonnie Dupre takes a self-portrait from inside a snow cave during his 2012 ascent attempt on Denali. Photo courtesy Lonnie Dupre.

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  18. Feds take key step toward approving another Conoco development in NPR-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | APRN

    A flow line curves above the horizon on the western North Slope, not far from where Conoco hopes to build the Greater Mooses Tooth 2 project. The federal government has taken a key step in the permitting process for a new oil development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, west of Prudhoe Bay.

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  19. USGS scientist resigns in tussle over release of NPR-A dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | APRN

    The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska includes rich habitat for migratory birds. A 2017 USGS report boosted its potential for oil development.

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  20. More layoffs announced at Prudhoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | APRN

    As a result of a contract change with BP, over 230 Prudhoe Bay workers will be laid off in March, although they can pursue employment with the new contractor Over 260 Alaska workers - including over 180 union employees - will be laid off March 31 as a result of a contract change with oil company BP. Most of the employees were working at Prudhoe Bay.

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