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Clock stopped for Shell in Chukchi Sea July Issue 3 2014

Clock stopped for Shell in Chukchi Sea

The clock is ticking on Shell’s Outer Continental Shelf leases in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea. A large number of the company’s leases are set to expire in October 2017, federal officials said, although the leases on Shell’s two top prospects, Sivulliq and Torpedo, have been extended to July and October 2019.

Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum July Issue 3 2014

Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

The public was encouraged to participate in the oil tax discussion July 14 during a debate between current and former state government officials broadcast across Alaska.

July Issue 3 2014

Fairbanks legislator suggests Interior gas pilot project

A Fairbanks legislator is pushing state officials to market the benefits of converting home heating systems away from fuel oil to Interior residents.

State to partner on North Pole contaminated wells study July Issue 3 2014

State to partner on North Pole contaminated wells study

The State of Alaska, Flint Hills Resources and Williams Alaska Petroleum are sharing costs of a $1.75 million engineering study for a piped water distribution system to homeowners in North Pole whose water wells are affected by sulfolane contamination from the nearby Flint Hills refinery.

The evolution of Alaska’s oil taxes July Issue 2 2014

The evolution of Alaska’s oil taxes