Because this section of the Beaufort Sea freezes each winter, traditional drilling rigs like those used in the Gulf of Mexico are not an option. Instead, Hilcorp ... “As the U.S. continues its energy dominance agenda, opening up areas offshore Alaska.
Following an executive order from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is in the process of generating updated assessments of the oil and gas resources on Alaska's North Slope in what could be the precursor to an.
Seven years ago, a BP oil well blew out off Louisiana, causing the Deepwater Horizon drill rig to explode, killing 11 workers and releasing several million barrels of toxic crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. As co-chairmen of the bipartisan National.
SEATTLE - The governor of Alaska Wednesday toured a massive oil drill rig parked on Seattle's waterfront ... Walker said Shell's oil exploration plans means jobs for Alaska, noting that the oil will come on shore to existing pipelines and stimulate.
LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - BP will cut around 275 staff and contractor jobs in its Alaska operations in early 2015 following the sale of its interests in four oil fields in the North ... including two additional drilling rigs, one in 2015 and a second.
On March 30, BP Alaska President Janet Weiss answered the following questions for Petroleum News about BP's first 40 years and its next 40 years in Alaska , as well as questions about the number of rigs currently running in the giant oil field and what.
An oil drilling rig was moved along a road in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska , in February. Credit Daniel ... It would erase or narrow the boundaries of some federally protected marine sanctuaries, opening them up to commercial fishing and oil drilling. But Mr.
There was money for rebuilding, and it provided a lot of jobs , he said. Education, particularly for rural areas, was a pressing issue at the time, along with jobs and how to create them, Judy Brady remembered. In 1966, Alaska voters approved a state.
Nabors drilling rigs sit idle at Prudhoe Bay in this May 25 photo. State regulators are working to finalize the method for assessing oil and gas properties for tax value that they have been using for the past several years. The new regulations apply to.
Overall, Hilcorp currently has four drilling rigs operating in Alaska - one on the North Slope, one onshore on the Kenai Peninsula and two offshore in Cook Inlet. Each rig accounts for about 100 drilling jobs , a high proportion of which are held by.
US oil rig count decreases by 3 this week to 946 The Denver Post.