Cook Inlet gas leak could endanger fragile environment
In late January, technicians at Hilcorp Alaska noticed a change in the flow rate for an 8-inch subsea pipeline that carries natural gas from the company's onshore facility to a group of offshore pumping platforms in the Cook Inlet in southern Alaska.
U.S. leadership on Arctic Council lagging under Trump
As the United States quickly approaches the May ending of its two-year Arctic Council chairmanship, the Trump administration has yet to put its stamp on national Arctic policy, a State Department official said Friday.
Oil companies announce major find on North Slope
Spanish oil company Repsol SA and its American independent partner Armstrong Energy today announced the discovery of 1.2 billion barrels of oil on Alaska's North Slope.
Alaskan caribou are adapting to warming
Alaska's iconic caribou herds appear to be surviving changes in the Arctic climate, despite shifts in the time periods during which their food supplies are most plentiful, according to a recent study.
Walker seeks environmental rollbacks for LNG project
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) is asking the Trump administration to exempt the state's proposed natural gas pipeline and export project from two dozen major environmental protection mandates and to provide $40 billion in federal loan guarantees for the plan.