Juneau’s definition of “frigid” isn’t the same as Fairbanks’ or Kotzebue’s. But one thing unites many Alaskans on a crisp winter day: the burning desire to go outdoors.
Community members might not be amenable to a new facility that would attract massive gas tankers to Southeast Alaska.
July 2019 was the Bristol Bay region’s hottest month on record, and in some rivers, that heat was lethal.
Alaskans may remember a few years ago, when huge numbers of common murres, a type of northern seabird, were washing up dead onshore.
The ballot initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields. It would also require oil companies to publicly report their revenues and costs from those fields.
With temperatures sinking below zero degrees in Anchorage last week, demand for engine block heaters skyrocketed.
Analysts say tension in the Middle East doesn’t impact oil prices the way it used to. But that could change.
A judge ruled that an environmental review of ConocoPhillips’ exploration work did not violate federal conservation laws, as the Nuiqsut tribal government and environmental groups alleged.
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Alaska’s Energy Desk is a collaboration between KTOO in Juneau, Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, KUCB in Unalaska, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Fairbanks, KBRW in Utqiaġvik and KYUK in Bethel. Each week we produce in-depth coverage of energy issues in Alaska that air on local stations, the Alaska Public Radio Network and on national news programs.