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Walker touts tax to push AK LNG

“I’m not trying to buy love. I’m trying to sell gas.” So declared Gov. Bill Walker in a press conference Friday as he explained to… Continue reading

 

Hilcorp acquires more inlet oil assets

Hilcorp Alaska will purchase XTO Energy assets in the Middle Ground Shoal of Cook Inlet and is also studying a possible restart of a shut-in… Continue reading

 

Analysis: Governor’s firing of 3 AGDC board members may backfire

The state’s political and resource communities are still buzzing about Gov. Bill Walker’s sudden firing Jan. 6 of three Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board members… Continue reading

 

BP Alaska plans layoffs in 2015

JUNEAU — BP Alaska, a major player in the state’s oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early… Continue reading

Alaska LNG Project buys land, secures access around Nikiski

The Alaska LNG Project LLC has purchased 120.4 acres from private landowners for a large liquefied natural gas plant at Nikiski, has an additional 97… Continue reading

Official links gas project, referendum

JUNEAU — The decision Alaska voters make on an oil-tax referendum next month could have implications for a proposed liquefied natural gas project, the senior… Continue reading

Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure on spill anniversary

JUNEAU — On the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Senate Judiciary Committee took up a resolution Monday calling on the state… Continue reading

Remembering Prince William Sound
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Remembering Prince William Sound

I wrote this song, Water and Oil Don't Mix, (watch video below) for the approaching 25th year anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster.… Continue reading

Remembering Prince William Sound
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Protesters hold signs along the Homer Spit during meetings involving Exxon in the months after the spill.   -File photo

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound —  “fetched up,” in the words of its captain, Joe Hazelwood.… Continue reading

Protesters hold signs along the Homer Spit during meetings involving Exxon in the months after the spill.   -File photo
Exxon Valdez oil spill: 25 years later

Exxon Valdez oil spill: 25 years later

Truth is one of the first casualties of war, and in Alaska, truth was the first casualty of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Does it… Continue reading

Exxon Valdez oil spill: 25 years later

After the spill: Sound ‘recovering’

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 29, 1989, some have commemorated… Continue reading

Oil from the Exxon oil spill remains on Prince William Sound beaches. As proof, Harrison Metz, Coda Wood, Terry Gilliland and Austin Cline have a jar of the oil collected from Eleanor Island during August 2013.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Fireweed students give fresh eyes to a 25-year-old disaster

They might not have been born when it happened, but ask the fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fireweed Academy about the Exxon Valdez oil spill… Continue reading

Oil from the Exxon oil spill remains on Prince William Sound beaches. As proof, Harrison Metz, Coda Wood, Terry Gilliland and Austin Cline have a jar of the oil collected from Eleanor Island during August 2013.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Alaskans file to repeal Senate Bill 21

BANCHORAGE — A new non-partisan group seeking repeal of an oil tax cut says the measure approved by state legislators was a massive giveaway that… Continue reading

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