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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.