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2014-07-18 12:22:01

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furie Operating Alaska, LLC ("Furie"), a growth-oriented independent oil & gas company, announced today the completion of a $160 million investment commitment from Energy Capital Partners Mezzanine Opportunities Fund. The investment will fund the build-out of infrastructure for the installation of an offshore natural gas production platform, marine pipeline, and onshore production facilities to bring proven natural gas reserves to...

Beluga Whales In Cook Inlet See Slight Growth In Numbers
2013-01-07 04:29:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The endangered beluga whales that make their home in Cook Inlet are not recovering, leaving federal conservation experts unsure as to why and fearing that the species may soon face extinction. According to the Associated Press (AP), a survey conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in June found that an estimated 312 belugas were living in the waters near Anchorage, Alaska -- a modest increase from...

2011-05-02 22:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE Amex: GPR) ("GeoPetro", "we", "our" or the "Company") announced that Linc Energy (Alaska) Inc. ("Linc"), the Operator of the Alaska Leases in the Cook Inlet region, reported today that the drilling and testing of the LEA #1 well, located in the Point MacKenzie Block of the Cook Inlet Basin, has been completed. Three sandstone targets were tested separately. Although encouraging gas shows were encountered while...

2011-03-28 07:01:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced the commencement of operations to bring its Osprey offshore oil platform, located in the Cook Inlet of Alaska, out of lighthouse mode. Miller's wholly owned subsidiary, Cook Inlet Energy, LLC, ("CIE" or "Cook Inlet Energy") led by CEO David Hall, has completed its planning and received the necessary...

2011-02-23 16:23:00

Wardrop completes independent Preliminary Assessment report based on concept, pre-feasibility and feasibility-level study programs completed by Pebble Partnership and Northern Dynasty Preliminary Assessment describes and assigns potential economic value to three mine development cases comprising 25, 45 and 78 years of open pit mining and a nominal processing rate of 200,000 tons per day For the Pebble Project,...

2011-02-18 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced today that it has received approximately $1.5 million from the Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company ("CIPL") as its 2010 true-up payment. Last November, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska ("RCA") approved a pipeline tariff settlement between Miller's Alaskan subsidiary, Cook Inlet...

2011-02-10 16:04:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE Amex: GPR) ("GeoPetro", "we", "our" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Linc Energy Ltd. ("Linc"), the Operator of the Alaska Leases in the Cook Inlet region, reported today that their analysis has confirmed that the LEA #1 well penetrated three significant sand formation intervals that appear to be gas charged and that LEA #1 gas samples have confirmed 99% to 100% purity of dry natural gas. As...


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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'