The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received $1.53 million in bids on Wednesday from an oil and natural gas lease sale in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA).
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The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said it plans to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed offshore oil and gas lease sale to be held next year for tracts offshore Alaska.
The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management* has given conditional approval to a subsidiary of Hilcorp Energy Co. to develop an offshore oil and gas production facility in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea.
The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the largest native organization in Alaska, unanimously passed a resolution in support of plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the state.
Democratic lawmakers are pushing back against a Trump administration proposal to use U.S. military installations or other federal property along the West Coast as potential export terminals for fossil fuel exports to Asia.
Despite sour trade relations between the United States and China, the public corporation planning to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Alaska has signed a supplemental agreement with three Chinese companies that agreed to finance the project nearly one year ago.
The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a final supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Greater Mooses Tooth No. 2 (GMT2), a $1.5 billion development on Alaska’s North Slope first proposed by a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips three years ago.
Despite souring Sino-U.S. trade relations, executives with two state-owned Chinese companies reportedly plans to honor agreements with their American counterparts, including an $83.7 billion memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop shale gas and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia.
Alaska is holding oil and natural gas lease sales in November to offer open tracts for development on the North Slope, North Slope Foothills, as well as the Beaufort Sea. The auctions come as experts suggest the North Slope is poised to re-emerge as a major U.S. producing area.
A Department of Interior official said the agency is moving forward to open a portion of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and natural gas leasing in 2019, and predicted that a lease sale scheduled for the region will attract significant interest from producers.