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New energy politics changes likely to affect Alaska

New energy politics changes likely to affect AlaskaIn Washington, at both the White House and in Congress, 2014 brings changes to the politics of energy that are likely to affect Alaska.

With months to go, oil industry spends $1 million against referendum

With months to go, oil industry spends $1 million against referendumTwo years ago, oil companies spent over a million dollars to defeat an election initiative and they’re on track to spend even more this year.

Orr to succeed Marshall as Juneau District Ranger

Orr to succeed Marshall as Juneau District RangerU.S. Forest Service announces new supervisor for 3.5 million acre portion of Tongass National Forest

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydro

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydroThere are no Southeast hydroprojects in the governor's budget proposal. But he says he's open to funding the right ones.

Is Alaska ready to move past AGIA?

Is Alaska ready to move past AGIA?Six years after the bill’s passage, the Parnell administration thinks it’s ready to go beyond that framework in an effort to get a LNG pipeline built.

Revisions required for Shell’s 2014 Chukchi exploration plan

Revisions required for Shell’s 2014 Chukchi exploration planThe Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking more information from Shell about their 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan.

Study: Selective logging may help mitigate climate change

Study: Selective logging may help mitigate climate changeDartmouth College research places economic value on timber through wood prices, carbon, and albedo from winter snow

Survey says Alaska has poor business climate for oil

Survey says Alaska has poor business climate for oilA survey of oil company managers and executives has given Alaska poor marks for its business climate.

Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission revises hydro fracking regs

Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission revises hydro fracking regsThe Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has revised their proposed hydraulic fracking regulations again.

ConocoPhillips adding new drill rig to Kuparak Oil Field

ConocoPhillips adding new drill rig to Kuparak Oil FieldConocoPhillips announced Wednesday that they are adding another new drill rig to the Kuparak oil field on the North Slope.