Latest North Slope Borough, Alaska Stories

2008-07-19 00:00:22

By JAMES E. SALMON, Special to the Courier & Press There have been many references in the news to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and whether oil and natural gas exploration should take place in this area.

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Deantae Prince, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul. 18--Both 8th District congressional candidates are proposing solutions and taking steps toward easing America's energy crisis.

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Mannix Porterfield, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jul. 18--Scoffing Republican pleas to open the fertile oil fields of Alaska as a "bumper sticker" policy, Rep.

2008-07-18 09:01:06

By Arthur Raymond Deseret News After visiting Alaska's oil reserves this week, Utah Republican congressional candidate Jason Chaffetz said Democratic inaction has landed the country in its current energy dilemma.

2008-07-18 00:00:00

By JAKE STUMP DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER To drill or not to drill is the new burning question on Capitol Hill. Recent public opinion polls show more Americans favoring energy exploration than ever before, even in environmentally sensitive spots like the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

2008-07-17 18:00:44

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Brendan Daly or Drew Hammill, +1-202-226-7616, both of the Office of the Speaker of the House WASHINGTON,July 17/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of the Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands (DRILL) Act.

2008-07-17 15:00:56

By Jake Stump, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Jul. 17--WASHINGTON -- To drill or not to drill is the new burning question on Capitol Hill.

2008-07-17 09:01:01

By Tom Troy, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 17--U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green), who leaves tomorrow on a trip to Alaska to promote oil drilling on federal park lands, again yesterday called for a comprehensive energy strategy that would allow more use of oil, coal, and nuclear power. Mr.

2008-07-17 00:00:20

ANCHORAGE, Alaska _ The federal government intends to hold a major oil and gas lease sale this fall in portions of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, officials in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday.

2008-07-15 06:00:51

US-based integrated energy major ConocoPhillips has announced the successful startup of the third Alpine satellite oil field, the Qannik, approximately two months ahead of schedule.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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