The first changes have been made to Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax proposal.
A Massachusetts-based alternative energy start-up wants to tap Gulf of Alaska waves to generate electricity for Yakutat. The community-backed project just won a key federal permit. But it still faces substantial barriers.
The Coast Guard lifted an order restricting movement of Shell’s Kulluk drill rig. It’s now clear to head to Unalaska.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says she’ll soon introduce a revenue sharing bill for off-shore energy production.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says in light of the Kulluk’s grounding, the government needs to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling operations.
The Senate Energy Committee held its first meeting of the new Congress. It wasted no time in discussing one of the most controversial issues the committee will tackle this session – exporting liquefied natural gas.
House and Senate Democrats have rolled out oil tax legislation they say will put more oil in Alaska’s pipeline without throwing the state off a fiscal cliff.
It’s no secret that the high cost of energy in rural Alaska is a barrier to economic development and one of the primary reasons many residents are leaving village life behind.
A special Senate committee on oil production has advanced Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill to lower taxes on oil companies without any amendments.
President Barack Obama nominated REI chief executive Sally Jewell to lead the Department of the Interior Wednesday. It’s a Cabinet position with incredible influence over Alaska.