Shells exit from the Chukchi Sea marks the end of the most recent Arctic offshore exploration program in the region. But the rocks under the Chukchis frigid waters have not changed: The region continues as a world-class, relatively unexplored petroleum province.
Research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks reveals how oil might behave if it found its way onto a beach in Barrow, on Alaska's northern coast.
The Department of Energy has approved a request from ConocoPhillips for a two-year extension to the license for the export of liquefied natural gas from the LNG terminal at Nikiski, on the Cook Inlet coast of the Kenai Peninsula.
Alaskas Division of Oil and Gas has issued a notice approving the drilling of the Tolsona gas exploration well near Glennallen by Ahtna Inc., the Native regional corporation for the Copper River region.
A project to bring affordable energy to Fairbanks and the surrounding Alaska Interior is steadily moving toward a decision point in December over a gas supply for the city, the project team says.
Construction of Furie Operating Alaskas Kitchen Lights platform offshore in Cook Inlet has been completed.
During its April 30 meeting the board of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority approved a loan of up to $30 million to BlueCrest Energy Inc. for an onshore drilling rig for the development of the Cosmopolitan oil field.
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska is investigating the thorny question of whether there would be benefit in transferring the management of the transmission grid to an independent operator.
A project to truck gas to Fairbanks from Alaska's North Slope may be in peril as anticipated costs are coming up higher than expected, as presented recently to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board.
The agency wants to add rules that would require U.S. oil and gas companies to report emissions from well completions and hydraulic fracturing, among other activities and facilities.
Having purchased a large slice of BPs interests in four BP northern Alaska oil fields, Hilcorp Alaska is going to file a new proposed plan of the development for the Liberty field, offshore in the Beaufort Sea.
Furies efforts to bring a Kitchen Lights gas field into production, coupled with some tantalizing announcements of discovered gas resources, have caused speculation over how much gas the company may be able to bring on line.
Residents of the North Slope village told the federal District Court in Alaska that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has failed to provide an adequate explanation of why it did not prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement when permitting a ConocoPhillips oil field development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
A Furie executive says wintering the gas production platform in Seattle was the least expensive, least risky option.
The Interior Gas Utility says it will need to build a gas transmission line around the city's perimeter in order to effectively deliver natural gas throughout Fairbanks.