JUNEAU, Alaska-- For one Alaska city, it's not rain, sleet or snow that's affecting mail delivery. Mark Begich called on the agency to review its arrangement, saying it did not appear that whoever made the decision had adequate understanding of weather in southeast Alaska or took into account for the possibility of aircraft breakdowns.
JUNEAU, Alaska-- ConocoPhillips is budgeting $1.7 billion for 2014 capital costs in Alaska, twice what it says it spent in 2012 and $600 million more than was budgeted for 2013..
HOUSTON-- ConocoPhilips said Friday that it plans $16.7 billion next year in capital expenditures with about 55 percent allocated for North America. The oil and gas company said it plans to spend more on drilling programs in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian regions in North America.
Sean Parnell is proposing putting $3 billion from a state savings account toward paying down Alaska's roughly $12 billion pension shortfall.
VANCOUVER, Dec 5- Canada must do more to build trust with aboriginal communities to win their support for resource projects such as oil pipelines and natural gas terminals, a government report said on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 5- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell will urge in his fiscal 2015 budget plan that the state tap $3 billion in one of its savings accounts to pay down a combined $11.9 billion unfunded liability in Alaska's two largest pension funds.
Sean Parnell is proposing putting $3 billion from savings toward addressing Alaska's $12- billion unfunded pension liability. The state's currently on a payment schedule that calls for increasing payments expected to exceed $1 billion before dropping. Alaska switched from a pension program to a 401- style benefit in 2005..
JUNEAU, Alaska-- Alaska is expecting nearly $2 billion less in oil and gas production taxes this year, which Revenue officials say has more to do with lower-than-expected oil prices and declining production than with the new oil tax law.
NEW YORK-- MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov.
Dec 4- Royal Dutch Shell Plc aims to return to Alaskan offshore drilling next July by deploying an upgraded drillship in the Chukchi Sea, while keeping a newly contracted backup drillship ready if needed, according to plans released on Wednesday. Transocean's Polar Pioneer would provide backup.
Sean Parnell says he's not planning to introduce gas-tax legislation at this time. Parnell, in his 2012 State of the State address, set out benchmarks for progress on a major gas pipeline project. He says it's a question of timing and what's required to maintain Alaska's interest in a project.
Sean Parnell said Tuesday he plans to address Alaska's nearly $12 billion unfunded pension liability as part of an overall effort to rein in spending amid lower expected revenues. In an interview with The Associated Press, Parnell said he would like to see state spending well below current levels for the upcoming fiscal year.
LONDON, Dec 4- Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants.
Sean Parnell says he'd like to see state spending well below current levels for the upcoming fiscal year. The Legislature earlier this year passed an oil tax cut aimed at spurring more production. He says he wants to address one of the biggest drivers of the budget: the nearly $12- billion unfunded pension liability.
JUNEAU, Alaska-- The state has released regulations to implement Alaska's oil tax law, including use of metering to help determine what oil qualifies for special tax breaks.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2- College savings plans are better deals than they were a few years ago, but there are still a few clunkers out there. Each fall, investment research firm Morningstar singles out the nation's best 529 college savings plans.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- Federal investigators on Sunday started documenting the wreckage of a plane crash in remote southwest Alaska that killed four people and injured six Friday night.
VANCOUVER, Dec 1- British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province, is working on a tax framework for a dozen new gas export terminals along its Pacific coastline. The majority of these proposed terminals would be in the Prince Rupert and Kitimat areas, port communities along Canada's west coast. Corp, Korea Gas Corp, PetroChina.
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