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BP sells some North Slope assets to Hilcorp

BP sells some North Slope assets to HilcorpBP announced Tuesday it’s selling some of its assets on the North Slope.

State House OKs refinery subsidy plan

State House OKs refinery subsidy planThe Alaska State House has a approved a deal to give the state’s refineries – and one fertilizer plant — up to $200 million in subsidies.

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline Board

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline BoardGov. Sean Parnell’s choice of Richard Rabinow drew criticism on two fronts: That he’s not Alaskan and that he spent a career at Exxon.

House Speaker Adds Agrium to Refinery Assistance Bill

House Speaker Adds Agrium to Refinery Assistance BillThe $150 million-dollar bill to subsidize Alaska’s oil refineries was expanded another $50m to include the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski.

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineriesA bill crafted by the Administration would prop up Alaska’s three remaining oil refineries with $150 million in state funds.

Letter calls on SEAPA, assemblies to “cease and desist”

Letter calls on SEAPA, assemblies to “cease and desist”The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted to postpone discussion of a letter that questions how the transfer of the Tyee Hydroelectric Facility has been handled.

Kensington Mine gold production steady in first quarter of 2014

Kensington Mine gold production steady in first quarter of 2014The Kensington Mine near Juneau produced about 25,400 ounces of gold during the first three months of 2014, about the same as the first quarter of 2013.

Rio Tinto gives Pebble Mine stake to nonprofits

The mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced this morning it is divesting its stake in Northern Dynasty, the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine.

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk groundingThe Coast Guard has released the results of an investigation into the grounding of Shell's Kulluk drill rig at the end of their troubled Arctic drilling season.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.