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August Issue 3 2012

Kulluk underway en route to Beaufort, second drill ship to depart this week

Things are starting to break for Shell.

August Issue 3 2012

Gas storage operator scrambling for gas to ensure winter supply

A contract dispute has impaired gas supplies for the new $180 million gas storage facility being developed on the Kenai Peninsula, the operator of the facility, Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, or CINGSA, said Aug. 20.

August Issue 3 2012

US considers release of oil from reserves; oil up

A senior Obama administration official says the White House is considering a potential release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

August Issue 3 2012

State to hold North Slope oil and gas lease sale on Nov. 7

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources will hold its annual sale of oil and gas lease tracts in the Beaufort Sea, North Slope, and North Slope Foothills on Nov. 7.

August Issue 3 2012

UPDATED: Nat gas for Southcentral storage facility may be Japan-bound

Marathon identified as producer intending to export nat gas after signing deal with storage facility in 2011.

August Issue 3 2012

Corps may delay Point Thomson decision until November

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may delay its record of decision and final approval of the environmental impact statement for the ExxonMobil-led Point Thomson gas cycling and condensate production project to Nov. 21.

August Issue 3 2012

Delegation slams NPR-A plan; greens pleased

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Aug. 13 he has chosen a preferred alternative for a land management plan for the 23-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve, although details of the plan remain sketchy.

August Issue 3 2012

Barge, not ice, now delays Shell’s Arctic drilling program

Pity Shell. If it’s not one thing, it’s another.

August Issue 2 2012

Murkowski: Consider Asia for Alaska natural gas

Alaska for years has envisioned a multi-billion dollar pipeline that could carry North Slope natural gas through Canada to Lower 48 customers, but the best hope for a market may be Japan or other Asia countries, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Wednesday.

August Issue 2 2012

Problems for oil containment barge at Bellingham

Minor oil spills have plagued construction of an oil spill containment barge Shell Oil is waiting for to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska.