Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: gas

Fish Factor: Flatulence on an epic scale is revealing

Got gas?   “Not since the campfire scene in Mel Brooks’s film Blazing Saddles has the world been exposed to flatulence on such an epic scale.” So...

Oil prices are up now, but surge might be short-term

Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in...

China signs on to Alaska gas pipeline, but it’s far from...

ANCHORAGE — The latest push in a decades-long effort to commercialize vast stores of Alaska's natural gas got a boost when the state announced...

Alaska signs gas pipeline project deal with China

By MARK THIESSEN The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska took a major step toward realizing a long-sought pipeline to move natural gas from...

More than half of Alaska petroleum reserve up for oil bids

ANCHORAGE — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has announced it will be accepting oil exploration bids for more than half of the land...

Hilcorp subsidiary seeks Cook Inlet pipeline permission

ANCHORAGE — A subsidiary of Hilcorp Alaska is seeking state authority to move petroleum across Cook Inlet by undersea pipeline. Hilcorp announced Monday that Harvest...

US rig count decreases by 6 this week to 940

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by six this week to 940. A year ago,...

Walker applauds plan for more say in energy development

Gov. Bill Walker is heralding an Interior Department announcement for greater state and local input in North Slope oil and gas development as a...

Hilcorp agrees to temporary shutdown of Cook Inlet production

In the aftermath of discussions with Gov. Bill Walker regarding the company’s gas lien leak in Cook Inlet, Hilcorp Alaska executives have agreed to...

Operator lowers pressure, slows gas leak in Alaska pipeline

By DAN JOLING The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — The owner of an underwater pipeline spewing processed natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet has lowered pressure in...