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Report quantifies hydraulic fluid spills A new report from a project conducted by researchers from Duke University has quantified the spills of fluids used for the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota and Pennsylvania between 2005 and 2014. The report,
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Industry opposed to HB 111 changes The House Resources Committee heard a first round of comments from Alaska's oil and gas industry on changes in the committee's House Bill 111, and those comments did not favor the bill. The views of those testifying appeared to be that in going after more
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Accumulate signs rig for Icewine Accumulate Energy Alaska Inc. has pushed back the spud date for its Icewine well.The local subsidiary of the Australian independent 88 Energy Ltd. recently signed a contract with Doyon Drilling Inc. to use the Arctic Fox rig for the North Slope well.The A
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Conoco postponing exploration well ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. is postponing its Putu exploration well.'After meeting with leadership from the community of Nuiqsut in December, ConocoPhillips was asked to postpone the Putu exploration drilling program until next winter,' company spokeswoman
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Mining News: Regulatory overreach has met its master Without putting too fine a point on it, federal regulatory initiatives reached a crescendo during the last administration. According to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, since Jan. 1, 2000, the bureaucracy has generated more than 10,000 re
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Mining News: Northern Neighbors: White Gold to hit the Yukon running in 2017 White Gold Corp. Feb. 15 provided an overview of the 2017 exploration program at its 297,000-hectare (734,000 acres) land package in the White Gold District, Yukon. This program will be carried out on 22 of the company's gold properties in the district an
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Mining News: Northern Neighbors: Agnico OKs two new Nunavut gold mines Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. Feb. 15 said its board of directors has approved the development of Amaruq and Meliadine, two new gold mines in Nunavut. Amaruq is to be developed as a satellite to Agnico's Meadowbank Mine, which lies about 50 kilometers (31 miles
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Mining News: Northern Neighbors: Dolly Varden to drill B.C. silver property Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Feb. 16 announced a C$3.5 million budget for its 2017 exploration program at the Dolly Varden silver property in northern British Columbia. This program is expected to include roughly 5,000 meters of drilling, with two-thirds all
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Mining News: News Nuggets: Graphite One, AIDEA agree to assess Graphite Creek potential Graphite One Resources Inc. Feb. 16 said it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to explore opportunities to collaborate on the development of the Graphite One project, a plan outlined
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Mining News: News Nuggets: Fort Knox gold production up; more in-pit aurum discovered Kinross Gold Corp. Feb. 15 reported that Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks produced 409,844 ounces of gold in 2015, a slight increase over the mine's output of 401,553 oz in 2015. Some 13.22 million metric tons of ore averaging roughly 0.69 grams per metric t
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