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Legislators plan to meet the day after Thanksgiving for a final update from the Parnell administration on the proposed gas pipeline. But they won't be allowed to attend unless they sign a secrecy pledge. Dermot Cole
An Australian-led mining company owned by an offshore corporation and five of its top officials and employees conspired to dump waste from a platinum mine into a Southwest Alaska salmon river, a federal indictment handed up Tuesday alleges.Lisa Demer
The lights -- and freezers -- came back on Friday night in the Western Alaska village of Tuluksak after the state flew in an emergency generator on a chartered DC-6.Lisa Demer
A federal bankruptcy court has approved a reorganization plan for Buccaneer Energy Ltd., which allows the bankrupt company to move toward a vote in December.Petroleum News
A state agency is selling its stake in the Cook Inlet drilling rig Endeavor for $25.7 million. The owners plan to move the rig to South Africa before the end of the month.Dermot Cole
Freezers full of salmon, moose meat and Thanksgiving turkeys are thawing in the Western Alaska village of Tuluksak, most of which has been without power since Oct. 31 due to a failed generator.Lisa Demer
CH2M Hill, which acquired the scandal-plagued oilfield services company Veco in 2007, announced it plans to sell some of its interests in Alaska and on Russia's Sakhalin Island.Yereth Rosen
I don’t envy whoever winds up being governor after all the votes from the Nov. 4 election are finally counted. The next four years won’t be fun. Oil markets, always unpredictable, have blown our state revenue predictions, and money will be short for the near future at least.Tim Bradner
Environmental groups on Monday sued the federal government over a rule that would allow Arctic oil exploration in areas that could hurt Pacific walruses, which already are struggling from the loss of sea ice.Lisa Demer
In two separate but similar projects, ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. has sanctioned a new drill site and is permitting an appraisal well at opposite ends of the Kuparuk River unit.Eric Lidji | Petroleum News

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