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Senate takes up oil tax, credit discussion The Alaska Senate Resource Committee began hearings on House Bill 111, the oil and gas production tax and credits bill, on April 14, met jointly with Senate Finance for more testimony April 15 and continued to hear the bill the week of April 17. The House
Petroleum News | Apr 21, 2017 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Anchorage, Alaska
Savant planning Badami exploration The Glacier Oil and Gas Corp. subsidiary Savant Alaska LLC is planning to drill an exploration well next winter in a newly identified prospect at the Badami unit.The company is currently planning to use Rig 36 or a similar rig to drill a well in the Starf
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Objections raised to production numbers in DOR's spring forecast There was an unusually political reaction to the Alaska Department of Revenue's April 14 release of the spring update to its Revenue Sources Book. The release was later than usual, and some legislators questioned whether this was to prevent access to high
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Conoco confirms LNG plant bids ConocoPhillips has confirmed that it has received bids for the purchase of the company's liquefied natural gas plant at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula.'We are currently evaluating the bids to determine next steps,' company spokeswoman Amy Burnett told Pet
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14-well plan for CD-5 ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. plans to drill as many as 14 wells at the Colville River unit this year and in the first quarter of next year, according to a recent development plan.The proposed program is mostly associated with the ongoing initial development
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Well under control In the early hours of April 17 the team responding to the venting of gas from a well on Drill Site 2 of the Prudhoe Bay oil field succeeded in killing the well and thus achieving control of hydrocarbons escaping from the wellhead. The team killed the well
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Oil spill is solved Hilcorp has solved the mystery of an oil spill that happened at the Anna platform in the Cook Inlet on April 1. Apparently the oil had come from the platform's fuel gas flare system, following a jolt to the platform caused by ice on the water of the inlet
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Mining News: Pine Point PEA shows mine may be feasible Darnley Bay Resources Ltd. April 18 published results of a preliminary economic assessment for Pine Point that indicates developing a mine at this zinc project about 65 kilometers (40 miles) east of Hay River Northwest Territories would be relatively inex
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Mining News: Colomac gold recoveries exceed historical results Nighthawk Gold Corp. April 19 reported encouraging preliminary results from its metallurgical program on the Colomac Gold project in Northwest Territories. These initial results indicate that recoveries of up to 96.5 percent of the gold may be achieved an
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Mining News: Klondike eyes million-ounce gold discovery Klondike Gold Corp. April 19 said it plans to invest C$2 million on the 2017 exploration program for its Klondike district property near Dawson City, Yukon. This work will primarily focus on Lone Star, a 4,000-meter-long target that shows the potential fo
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