Latest North Slope Borough, Alaska Stories

2008-07-28 12:01:00

By John Spratt / Special to The Herald As gas prices surge, many rally to what Andy Jackson wrote recently in The Herald: "Drill now, drill here." I am for anything responsible to bring prices down, whether it's more drilling or less speculation.

2008-07-23 00:00:42

By THOMAS B. LANGHORNE, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7432 or langhornet@courierpress.com High gas prices have emerged as a pivotal issue in congressional races across the country, prompting Rep. Brad Ellsworth's challenger to travel to the northeast corner of Alaska in a search for answers.

2008-07-22 09:01:05

On July 15 - 16th, 2008, Profile Technologies, Inc. (OTC:PRTK, the "Company") Chief Operating Officer, Robert Geib, attended the Cased Pipeline Integrity Assessment Workshop organized by the U.S.

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 22--LIMA -- Just announcing opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling would lower the price of oil immediately, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan said Monday.

2008-07-21 15:00:56

By Pat Doyle, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 20--With high gasoline prices jolting summer travel and the economy, many members of Congress are pushing to open up an Alaskan wildlife refuge, the nation's deep-sea reserves and oil-shale fields for exploration, drilling and mining.

2008-07-21 06:00:39

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Rep. Dean Heller will spend the weekend touring energy sites in Colorado and Alaska as part of a Republican effort to highlight the party's energy strategy.

2008-07-20 12:00:37

By JEANNETTE J LEE ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- For the fifth time in a decade, the federal government will allow companies to bid for oil and gas leases in the sprawling National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, officials announced Wednesday.

2008-07-20 03:00:40

WASHINGTON _ For weeks, nearly every time President Bush has spoken about energy he has re-emphasized his support for drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2008-07-20 03:00:25

By Scott Canon, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Alaska -- This place is a Zen thing. The only way to tell you've wandered in is the absence of anything saying so. No signs. No road to get here.

2008-07-19 12:00:28

From $800 million to just over $1 billion -- that's how much of a jump there is in the latest construction cost estimate for the Lake Powell pipeline project, the Utah Department of Natural Resources announced Friday.

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