Hilcorp became the main oilfield operator in the state after it bought BP’s Alaska assets last year.
Last week, the Interior Department directed the Bureau of Land Management to review the NPR-A management plan for compliance with President Biden’s climate goals.
A state corporation is in the middle of making another push to get a natural gas pipeline built from the North Slope to the Kenai.
Former Alaskan Tommy Beaudreau is on his way to becoming the second in command at the U.S. Interior Department as the deputy to Secretary Deb Haaland.
Oil company Hilcorp has received the last regulatory approval in its deal to buy the Alaska assets once owned by BP.
The Trump administration is close to auctioning off drilling rights for the land in northeast Alaska — potentially just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January. But to what degree will the industry participate?
Supporters say Ballot Measure 1 would fix Alaska’s oil tax law and fill the state’s deficit. But those opposed argue it would lead to less investment in Alaska and jeopardize the state’s economy.
The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.
State and oil company officials confirmed 13 cases of COVID-19 between two different North Slope oil fields, as Alaska reported 86 new cases of the virus Thursday.
It’s the third time DNR has granted such an extension in the past three months, citing the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the oil industry.