Latest North Slope Borough, Alaska Stories

2008-10-09 03:00:33

By Anonymous In a 24 to 16 vote in late July, Alaska's House of Representatives voted to allow TransCanada Corp. to build a 2,700- kilometre-long natural gas pipeline from the state's North Slope to an existing hub on the Alberta-British Columbia border.

2008-09-05 03:00:25

MarchForYourCountry.com is a newly launched informative Web site that is designed to get Americans involved in their energy future. "Rising gas prices have every American feeling the pain at the pump," says MarchForYourCountry.com co-founder Carl Swensson.

2008-09-04 03:00:23

By Snow, Nick The US Bureau of Land Management issued a record of decision that sets the stage for a major lease sale in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska's northeast portion.

2008-08-26 09:00:49

In stating that drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will have virtually no effect on oil or gasoline prices (Readers' Forum, Aug. 20), environmentalist Lawson Legate disagrees with Democratic Sen.

2008-08-24 00:00:31

By Marshall Brain Oil pipelines are frequently in the news these days because they can have a big effect on oil prices. For example, if a war or terrorist activity threatens to shut down an important pipeline, oil prices can rise. Oil pipelines also make the news when they leak.

2008-08-22 00:00:20

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com If last weekend's oil pipeline break had happened somewhere other than a remote farm field in Wayne County, Ill., it might well have been labeled an environmental catastrophe.

2008-08-20 09:00:59

De Lamar Gibbons thinks we need to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Readers' Forum, Aug. 15). But drilling in such sensitive places will only boost the already historic profits of oil companies. It certainly won't make a difference in the price of gasoline. According to the U.S.

2008-08-19 03:00:37

By Strothman, Jim Declaring a natural gas pipeline project proposed by TransCanada Alaska Co. and Foothills Pipelines Ltd.

2008-08-18 18:00:41

By Angel Gonzalez and Hal Bernton SEATTLE - Republicans in Congress this June united to defeat a proposed windfall tax on oil companies, deriding it as a bad idea that would discourage investment in U.S. oil exploration.

2008-08-18 09:00:53

Bald Eagle Energy Inc. (OTCBB:BEEI) (hereafter "Bald Eagle") is pleased to announce that it has received positive feedback in a new third-party petroleum geologist's report completed on May 12, 2008 by LAPP Resources Inc. Authored by LAPP President, David W.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.