Dan Fauske led the state-owned company charged with guiding construction of the proposed $55 billion natural gas pipeline from the North Slope. His resignation was read aloud at a Saturday morning meeting of the company’s board of directors.Nathaniel Herz
Gov. Bill Walker on Friday fired the chair of the citizen board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which is charged with representing Alaska’s interest in the construction of a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.Nathaniel Herz
ConocoPhillips has approved funding for its Greater Mooses Tooth development in Arctic Alaska, a $900 million project expected to yield 30,000 barrels of oil daily at its peak.Alex DeMarban
Alaska’s senators joined 50 others Tuesday to pass a measure aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate change regulations for power plants.Erica Martinson
The state gas line corporation will hold a special meeting Saturday in Anchorage to take the final steps in buying out TransCanada from the giant Alaska liquefied natural gas project.Alex DeMarban
A new report predicts that the bulk of combined jobs and investment in Alaska's oil, gas and mining sectors over the next decade will come from a proposed liquefied natural gas project.Jeannette Lee Falsey
The state’s high-priced negotiator on its $55 billion gas pipeline project says he’s been sent home to South Carolina for some “time off” at Gov. Bill Walker’s request, without a return ticket to Alaska.Nathaniel Herz
While the oil market collapse claims thousands of Houston jobs and devastates the city's petroleum industry, Exxon Mobil Corp. has escaped the worst of the downturn, watching from behind a fortress of cash as its rivals scrap major drilling projects and cut deep into budgets and payrolls. The company's structure and culture help it ride out price busts, which almost always follow times of plenty in the global oil market.Collin Eaton | Houston Chronicle
The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how those risks might hurt the oil business.Justin Gillis and Clifford Krauss
The Alaska Legislature officially adjourned its special session on the natural gas pipeline after a quick meeting of the Senate on Thursday morning devoted to announcements and quick speeches.Nathaniel Herz