State looks to streamline new oil development

The state Division of Oil and Gas is working on ideas for regulatory reforms and other steps that will boost oil and gas exploration and remove roadblocks to development of small oil accumulations, Bill Barron, the division director, told Anchorage business leaders in a briefing.

Buccaneer starts drilling second Kenai Peninsula gas well

Buccaneer Energy Ltd. has begun drilling on a second gas well at its new Kenai Loop project on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage, the company said Aug. 29.

Russian oil teams up with ExxonMobil to develop offshore

Russia's state-owned Rosneft teamed up with U.S. company Exxon Mobil on Tuesday in a multibillion deal to develop offshore oil fields in the Russian Arctic — one of the last regions with immense and untapped hydrocarbon deposits — in return for access to resources in the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, August 26, 2011
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BOEMRE issues revised EIS for Chukchi Sea

Study to assess risks of Cook Inlet marine travel