Rashah McChesney, Alaska's Energy Desk - Juneau
State will explore marketing, financing and investment with China for the $45 billion mega-project.
In Alaska, North Slope crude rose to more than $63 a barrel by Monday. Listen now
The emergency order comes after BP blamed an April oil and gas spill on a piece of a flawed well design and melting permafrost. Listen now
Production was up about 3 million barrels, and the state is predicting that it’s going to be up next year too. Listen now
State lawyers want the Supreme Court to reverse the lower court's decision to allow the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative to move forward. Listen now
The meeting was public -- sort of. It wasn't easily accessible. There was no way to call in. The legislative information office, or LIO, was closed for the state holiday. So the meeting wasn't streamed like others are during the legislative session.
Lawmakers peppered Dave Cruz and other members of the AGDC's executive board with questions about project finances, employee turnover and how much money the state expects to make on its share of the project. Listen now
Alaska’s Oil and Gas division is releasing valuable oil exploration data from leases on the North Slope and Cook Inlet. Listen now
For the last two months the state’s gasline corporation has asked potential customers and investors in the state-led project to formally show interest in the massive pipeline project, without being bound by a contract.
Hurricane Harvey has caused nearly 100 oil and gas production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico to temporarily shut down, but that drop in production doesn't necessarily translate to a higher demand for Alaska's oil. Listen now
The state's tax division aims to have its interpretation of the newest oil and gas tax credit bill out by January. Listen now
An oil and gas company is suing the state over $5.3 million in unpaid cash credits. Miller Energy Resources wants anything that happened before it went bankrupt in 2015 to be off-limits to state tax auditors, according to the lawsuit and the company’s bankruptcy filings. Listen now
BlueCrest is the latest to fall victim to the now-defunct cashable credit program. It announced on August 1 that it couldn’t afford to keep drilling on the Kenai Peninsula and that it would be laying off about 150 people. Listen now
The Alaska Standalone Pipeline project would bring gas from the North Slope to communities in Alaska. Listen now
Over a million cruise ship visitors are projected to land in Juneau this year. And the summer cruising season is a big boost for coastal retailers. But, it also brings all of the noisy traffic, haze and water quality issues of big cities — to small towns in Alaska. Listen now
ConocoPhillips hasn't found a buyer for its liquefied natural gas plant on the Kenai Peninsula. Now, a company spokesperson said it’s going to save expenses by mothballing the facility this fall. Listen now
After five months of back and forth, the legislature may be close to compromising on changes to the state’s oil and gas tax credit system. Listen now