Npr-A

Alaska Readies November Lease Sales; North Slope Readies to Re-Emerge as Major Producer

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.

August 21, 2018

BLM to Auction All Available Alaska NPR Tracts for Oil, NatGas Development

The Trump administration said Wednesday it plans in December to auction all available tracts within the 22.8-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) for oil and natural gas development.

October 26, 2017
Zinke Signs Order to Spur Alaskan Energy Development, Says OCS Leasing Plan Rewrite in Works

Zinke Signs Order to Spur Alaskan Energy Development, Says OCS Leasing Plan Rewrite in Works

Following through on a Trump administration pledge to spur energy development in Alaska, Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a secretarial order (SO) that includes provisions to jump-start oil and gas production in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A).

June 1, 2017

Alaska to Offer Beaufort Sea, North Slope Acreage in Dec. 14 Oil/NatGas Lease Sale

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Oil and Gas will offer more than 5,000 tracts of state-owned acreage for oil and natural gas leasing Dec. 14 in the Beaufort Sea Areawide 2016W, North Slope Areawide 2016W and North Slope Foothills Areawide 2016 lease sales.

October 24, 2016

BLM to Review Proposed Drilling Project on NPR-Alaska

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Monday it will conduct environmental review for a proposed oil and gas production well in the 23 million-acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). If approved, the Greater Mooses Tooth-2 (GMT2) project would be the second oil and gas development project authorized on federal lands in the NPR-A.

July 26, 2016

BLM Schedules NPR-A Oil and Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has scheduled an oil and natural gas lease sale for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) to be held Nov. 19 in Anchorage.

October 3, 2014