Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
A legislator critical of Gov. Sean Parnell's plan to overhaul Alaska's oil tax structure says 2012 profits by ConocoPhillips shows the system is working.
Gas and electric utilities in Southcentral Alaska say they will decide in February on a plan to import liquefied natural gas or compressed natural gas to supplement declining production from Cook Inlet gas fields, the companies told state legislators in a Jan. 23 briefing.
Pioneer Natural Resources is using large multi-staged hydraulic fracturing in horizontal wells to open up a potentially large new oil resource on the North Slope.
A legislative panel has agreed to enter into a contract with a second consultant on oil and gas taxes.
A co-chair of the House Resources Committee expects to take up the governor's oil tax bill in tandem with the Senate.
A spokesman for the salvage of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge says salvers have not made a plan for moving the vessel from Alaska's Kodiak Island.
The Alaska Energy Authority and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may have cleared a once muddied near-term timeline for the Susitna-Watana hydropower project.
JUNEAU — State officials say there’s undeveloped natural gas in Cook Inlet, as well as oil, and that the regional gas supply situation may not be as bleak as feared.
JUNEAU (AP) — Alaska’s revenue commissioner said Jan. 22 that he’s seen no evidence that tax credits to oil companies have led to increased production.