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Tag: gas

Interior sued over premature disclosure of reserve estimates

A public interest group has sued the Interior Department over the premature release of highly sensitive estimates of new reserves at the National Petroleum...

Murkowski to oil and gas industry: hire Alaskans

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is asking the five largest oil and gas producers in Alaska to share hiring data and for ideas on how...

Alaska House weighs in on OCS leasing plan

The Alaska House of Representatives has passed a resolution urging that 11 of 14 planning areas in Alaska included in the 2019-2024 National outer...

Texas adds 14 rigs as US rig count jumps to 975

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 29 this week to 975. That exceeds the...

US rig count down by 3 to 936; Wyoming adds 3

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 936. That exceeds the...

Oil and gas production tax introduced

The Alaska House Majority Coalition on Jan. 16 introduced legislation that would boost the state’s oil and gas minimum tax from four percent to...

Commentary: It’s time for a low-carbon energy economy

Nowhere is the Trump administration's historic assault on our natural environment more worrisome than his reckless push for increased offshore oil and gas drilling....

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning at home, work

Every year nearly 500 people die and nearly 50,000 others are treated at hospital emergency rooms for carbon monoxide poisoning from gas ranges, vehicles,...

November jobs down by 2,800 workers

Total employment in Alaska dropped an estimated 0.9 percent in November over November 2016, a loss of about 2,800 jobs, state labor officials said. Statistics...

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill

WASHINGTON — Oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge moved closer Wednesday as a key Senate panel approved a bill to...