Business

Royal Dutch Shell became the latest big energy company to file a damage report on the impact of depressed oil prices, and ConocoPhillips became the largest U.S. oil company so far to cut its dividend.Stanley Reed | The New York Times
Two federal agencies have weighed in on the potential impacts the proposed Donlin Creek mine could have on subsistence along the Kuskokwim River.The Associated Press
In 2014, the number of nonresident workers grew by 2 percent, while the number of resident workers grew just 0.4 percent. The percentage of nonresidents who work in Alaska has increased for five years in a row.Annie Zak
Is someone you work with sucking the oxygen out of the room? Here's what you can do to make sure they don't sap your energy and interfere with your work.Lynne Curry
Oil companies are slashing jobs and delaying investments as crude prices plummet. Brent crude, an oil pricing benchmark, hit a 12-year low of $27.10 a barrel in January and traded at $34.13 on Monday.Danica Kirka | Associated Press
Citing high remodeling costs, Sourdough Mining Company is closing for good after 32 years in business.Suzanna Caldwell
Alaska LNG has purchased close to 600 acres at a site in Nikiski that could one day house the project's gas liquefaction plant. The 151 tracts of land have a taxable value of $30 million.  Alex DeMarban
The number of people receiving jobless benefits in Alaska continued to fall in December, except for in the oil and gas sector, where claims doubled from the year before.Alex DeMarban
However, catches in the state’s biggest halibut fishing hole — Area 3A in the Central Gulf of Alaska — were cut 5 percent.Laine Welch
A new report shows that oil and gas construction spending is expected to fall 25 percent from last year, and all other sectors are expected to see a drop of 11 percent.Annie Zak